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Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture

Saebraut, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 590 1550
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Saebraut, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 590 1550
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Reviewed yesterday

Found this work of art whilst out for a walk along the sea front. It stood proud, looking out to sea. Whilst we were there a girl did slip over on the ice. So care does need to be taken when going down the steps...More

Thank KathyH1967
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This sculpture looks great but particularly at sunrise and sunset wit( the backdrop of the Iceland snow capped mountains . It’s right on promenade and can get icy so take care. Lovely photo with sunshine and mountains in background

Thank Happytravellers8A
Reviewed yesterday

Solfar is a truly great sculpture located on the waterfront, it was snowing heavily when we visited (in November) adding to the experience.

Thank philandjanj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An impressive sculpture with a great view of the water with the mountains in the background. A great place to take some beautiful photos!

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You really can't miss this sculpture as you stroll along Kalkofnsvegur on the way to the Olf Harbour. Take care as the steps down to it may be slippery.

Thank mavr0daphne
Reviewed 3 days ago

its meant to be a viking ship, i think, its ok but i wouldnt go out of your way to see it. though its on the main road / footpath down to the art centre and the old part of the city, right next to...More

Thank SouthendonseaChris
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a view but be very careful as the promenade is like a skating rink......... the area around the sculpture is especially slippery...we did not chance it!!!!

Thank Jacky W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited her just as the sun was setting and the sculpture was bathed in golden light making it glow.

1  Thank Charlieandlynda197
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great stop to view the bay as you walk along Seabraut in Reykjavik. An interesting piece of art with great views of the sea and the city.

Thank VAPilot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took a stroll along the harbor, which is a highly recommended thing to do. I encountered Solfar, along with many of my fellow strollers. It was immediately gripping. The Solfar glowed in the winter Icelandic light. It is really a stunning piece of art....More

Thank Eurotraveler110
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Fran G | Reviewed this property |
That´s not true. In December in Reykjavik you have at least 4 hours of light. You can go to the page timeanddate, and check there the sunrises and the sunsets. Hope it help you.
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4 January 2015|
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Response from Ólöf Anna J |
Hi Noa, You can buy the replica in Reykjavík Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir, Ásmundarsafn, Gallery Bakarí on Skólavörðustígur and in the flowershop Upplifun in Harpa by the harbour. Kind regards, Ólöf Anna