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The Giantess in the Mountain

Bakkavegur | Harbour, Keflavik, Iceland
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If staying in Keflavik, take the time to walk and see. Interesting little walk. Otherwise don't go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Udon Thani, Thailand
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Worth a Brief Stop

I would not go out of my way to see the Giantess in the Mountain, but if you have spare time while... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olathe, Kansas
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Bakkavegur | Harbour, Keflavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If staying in Keflavik, take the time to walk and see. Interesting little walk. Otherwise don't go of regular tour to see.

Thank ThaiDean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not go out of my way to see the Giantess in the Mountain, but if you have spare time while exploring Keflavik it is worth a short visit. I parked in town and walked here, it is easy to spot, you can see...More

Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attraction was located a few blocks from our guesthouse. It was fun to follow the giant footsteps to the cottage. There is a photo op just outside of the cottage. Inside is the giantess, her bed, furniture, and the pacifier tree where children can...More

Thank wildirishrose1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were enjoying an afternoon in Keflavik when we strolled to the little house in the harbor where Giganta lives. She is a large paper mache giant that snores, burps and farts. We chuckled every time we heard it. Don't go out of your way...More

Thank Megan726
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It was a decent walk out to this and I had an evening to kill so I looped up here. It is fun, but my dead honest side says it looks like something someone built for fun, not a super professional production. That said, I...More

Thank gokujou
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

In 1959, a series of childrens' stories about a giant and a child begun. Half a century later, local artists constructed these stories in the harbour of Keflavik. Here, you'll find the giant's cave. The giant is in there, too, snoring (and farting) loudly. Free...More

Thank Stine D
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This giant stuffed children's toy is located in a cave on the harbor of Keflavik. If you happen to be here, takes five minutes maximum to see it. But would not go out of your way to see it.

Thank cookielover54
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Giantess made an interesting walk during an afternoon at leisure in Keflavik. Mind you don't wake her up!

Thank JoanBurton
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A fast walk through for us but very cute for younger children. It's very well done and we took lots of pictures. We were having dinner at Kaffee Duus when we saw people going into the building and it piqued our interest. The harbor setting...More

Thank hjcbirdbath
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It may take a while for you to find, but Keflavik is not so big, and if you are walking in the harbour you will eventually arrive here. It is a known Icelandic giantess popular in kids tales. It ends being a small cave with...More

Thank JesLon
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matt w
14 May 2015|
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Response from hannab799 | Reviewed this property |
no it is open every day from 10-17, free entrance.