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Bruarhlod

Bruarhlod (Brúarhlöð) is a narrow gorge in Hvitá River about three kilometers south of the Golden Waterfalls (Gullfoss). Through the centuries the river has formed the rocks in to beautiful pillars and formations. The name of the rocks is Breccias (Hyaloclastite).

Just above Bruarhlod is a bridge over the river, which was built 1959 after the first two bridges washed away, the first one in 1929, and the second one in 1930. When driving over the bridge we can only imagine the forces needed to wash away a bridge in that size.

Hvita River is a popular place for river rafting and to raft through Bruarhlod is adventure that is difficult to describe with words. Travelers should make a note to stop at Bruarhlod, view the magnificent nature and the rock formations.

Bruarhlod
GPS Points N64° 15' 40.423" W20° 13' 23.665"
Postal code

801

Road number

30

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Galleri Laugarvatn / café
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Steinsholt ferðaþjónusta
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Þjórsárdalur Camping Ground
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Guesthouse Denami
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  • 801 Selfoss
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Kotasaela
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  • 801 Selfoss
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