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Merkurgata, Hafnarfjörður In a street named Merkurgata in Hafnarfjörður, just outside Reykjavík, is an elf rock that extends far into the street, narrowing it rather dangerously for passing vehicles. It was spared during the development of the area. Icelandic Elves.

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Are fairies and elves real? When you discover how many fairy doors and elf houses spring up around the world, you may begin to wonder!

Hafnarfjördur is famous for having one of Iceland’s largest settlements of elves, dwarves and other mystical beings, which (translating from the Icelandic) are collectively called ‘Hidden Folk.’ Centuries-old folklore has it that whole clans of such beings reside in the rocks that make up part of the town’s centre.

A troll is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. In origin, troll may have been a negative synonym for a jötunn (plural jötnar), a being in Norse mythology. In Old Norse sources, beings described as trolls dwell in isolated rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family units, and are rarely helpful to human beings.

Icelandic turf house~ Hafnarfjördur is famous for having one of Iceland’s largest settlements of elves, dwarves and other mystical beings, which (translating from the Icelandic) are collectively called ‘Hidden Folk.’ Centuries-old folklore has it that whole clans of such beings reside in the rocks that make up part of the town’s centre.

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