Rohit Shetty's Dilwale movie shooting with the iconic pair of Shahrukh khan and Kajol was shot in Iceland.

Iceland is a stunningly beautiful place if you enjoy strange and desolate landscapes. Because it is so close to the Arctic Circle, the amount of daylight varies dramatically by season. The sun sets briefly each night in June, but it doesn't get fully dark before it comes back up again. In the March and September equinoxes, days and nights are of about equal length, as elsewhere in the world. If you go in December, it's almost 20 hours of darkness. Summer is definitely the best time to go, and even then the tourist traffic is still mild. The midnight sun is a beautiful sight and one definitely not to be missed.

Iceland's most famous attraction, Geysir has given its name to geysers worldwide. The main geyser on the site hasn't erupted for some years, but the smaller Strokkur geyser dutifully fires jets of boiling hot water in the air every seven minutes or so. If you can stand the sulphurous stench, there are other mini-geysers bubbling away nearby. 

The colossal waterfall at Gullfoss (‘golden falls’) has millions of gallons of glacial meltwater crash into a crevice, with the rising mists visible for miles around. The canyon at Thingvellir was the site of the first Icelandic parliament 1,000 years ago – it’s also evidence of the American and Eurasian tectonic plates prising slowly apart. Although there are few signs of the Viking parliament left today, the setting, home to Iceland’s largest lake, is reason enough to visit.




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