Goðafoss (10/12)

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Goðafoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. Located in North-Central Iceland, the waterfall lies just off the Ring Road.

Goðafoss means ‘Waterfall of the Gods’ in English and it got its name when chieftain Þorgeir Ljósvetningagoði threw his statues of the Norse gods into the waterfall after Christianity became the official religion of Iceland in the year 1000 AD.

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