Reykjavik has many thrift stores and some excellent seasonal markets. For visitors who are interested in exploring this side of Iceland’s capital, here’s our guide to some of the city’s best markets.
Red Cross Store
More of a thrift store than a market, the Red Cross Store in downtown Reykjavik nevertheless has the feel of a vintage market, where visitors will be able to find great deals and give to charity all in one go. Icelandic knits at fabulous prices, vintage sunglasses, cool hats and much more are waiting to be picked up at this store, located on the main shopping street in Reykjavik, Laugavegur. After sorting through the highly priced items at other stores, tourists are sure to appreciate the more modestly priced items of these previously worn and loved items.
Laugavegur 12, Reykjavik, Iceland, +354 587 0900
Slightly more expensive than the Red Cross store, the fabulous Spúútnik thrift store also has some great objects waiting for anyone who is willing to explore their quirky locale. Their second-hand clothes are anything but boring, and even the most weathered vintage shoppers will be surprised by the fantastic finds at this unique store. It is open from Monday to Saturday and is undoubtedly one of the must-do activities in the Laugavegur area.
Laugavegur 118, Reykjavík, Iceland, +354 7759222
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