Öskjuhlíð

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Öskjuhlíð is a hill in the centre of Reykjavík, Iceland. It is 61 metres above sea level. The hill is a designated outdoors area and is covered with trees. At the top of the hill stands Perlan, a landmark building set on top of six water tanks. It is a city landmark built during Davíð Oddsson's period as mayor.

During the Second World War the United States Army occupation force built various bunkers on the hill.

Coordinates: 64°07′44″N 21°55′07″W / 64.128754°N 21.918712°W / 64.128754; -21.918712