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The Giantess in the Mountain

Bakkavegur | Harbour, Keflavik, Iceland
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If you are in the area. . .

We were enjoying an afternoon in Keflavik when we strolled to the little house in the harbor where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
If you are in town already, sure.

It was a decent walk out to this and I had an evening to kill so I looped up here. It is fun, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Bakkavegur | Harbour, Keflavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 24 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
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My boyfriend and I had a few hours to kill before our flight so we decided to check this out. Unfortunately it was closed (I wish it said the hours on this page) but it was still worth going to. The giant is located in...More

Thank Alena K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It takes a couple minutes to visit, but is decently kept and could be a fun quick visit for children.

Thank Chris_vonR
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The sound effects are excellent, an odoriferous component would top it off. The cave and the giantess are excellently done and the story is great. I believe it is appealing to all ages but especially children.

Thank Cwm_2013
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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.