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Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture

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Address: Saebraut, Reykjavik, Iceland
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The sculpture is good, and the view breathtaking. It is very close to the centre as most things are in Reykjavik, and well worth the walk to get too. Great place for some scenic... read more

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Almondsbury Bristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The sculpture is good, and the view breathtaking. It is very close to the centre as most things are in Reykjavik, and well worth the walk to get too. Great place for some scenic pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a walk to see this sculpture. But bear in mind it's on the seafront and the wind is biting so wrap up warm (even in May). We went as the sun was setting, which made for stunning photos as the sun caught the structure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Solfar, or Sun Voyager, sculpture can found on the Reykjavik waterfront. It is about a 7-minute walk from the Harpa Concert Hall. It is an outdoor stainless steel sculpture, created to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the city in 1990. The sculpture, which stands on a circle of granite, can be seen as the frame of a Viking or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked to the sculpture in January and it is easy to find. As everyone says the sculpture is impressive and fits in to its surroundings well. It looked particularly good surrounded by snow but the sunlight reflects in different ways to impress. The views across the bay are worth the walk. If you have time to walk along the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must-see really when visiting Reykjavik. The sculpture itself is beautiful and you can get some great photos with the harbour and mountains in the background.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are sculptures, art installations, and paintings around the city. The Solfar has a stunning backdrop with the water and mountains behind it. It is an easy walk from the Harpa.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

At first sight this just seems like the skeleton of a boat but, if you have peace to see it in silence with the views of the mountains behind, it stirs the imagination.You can see the Vikings coming here, and onwards to the many lands they visited, and raided on a boat like this. Just open your mind and the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely a must see attraction in reykjavik. It's a very cool sculpture but that's all it is really! It's not too far a walk from the main street and has some lovely views across the sea. Bear in mind it gets very busy so it's hard to get a clear photo and then you get those really ignorant people who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was on my list of things to see in Reykjavik and I was disappointed. Easy to find on the sea front . Beautiful lines that are pleasing to the eye

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The sculpture is pretty cool and it does offer a great photo pretty much any time of the day, but if your pressed for time and/or have many other sights to see; you won't miss out on much if you pass this up.

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