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Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture

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

This place is just what you see in the picture. It's a metal structure that looks like a hollowed out boat. Maybe there is some other meaning but it didn't look very impressive to me.

Thank IanLuo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed checking this out but it isn't monumental. Check it out if you are in the area. It is cool.

Thank umandr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are out and about in Reykjavik and walk down to the water this is a good place to go. You can get some pictures. On a clear day the mountains across the water are dramatic.

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the sculpture on a Monday morning and we had the sculpture to ourselves. Only problem was the weather. We came back on a sunnier day and the view was 90% better.

Thank Cdiaze
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a great view of the mountains north of the city. My wife and I got some really good HDR shots of the sunrise.

Thank Groovel76
Reviewed 3 days ago

This sculpture is along the water walkway. You can take amazing photos with this viking ship sculpture.

Thank Vaccaros
Reviewed 3 days ago

This artist view of a viking long boat is a must. It is on the main road up from Harpa and makes a great picture at any time of the day. A picture is worth a thousand words - this one is!

Thank TropicSun4u
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'll give a very honest and unbiased review here with all things considered. Please see my many TripAdvisor reviews for good reads on my travel experiences! https://www.tripadvisor.com/members/Erin_leigh79 Hubby and I stopped by on a rather long walk back from the west side of the city...More

Thank Erin_leigh79
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take a photo against the backdrop of the city and waterline. Maybe rest a while on the seats around it and move on.

Thank rajkk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely sculpture over looking the sea. If you're exploring Reykjavik this is easily found and great for a few pictures.

Thank SammyDamage
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noa723
Has anyone found a small replica of the Solfar sculpture that one can put on a table, and can tell me where to get it? I would love to find such a thing to put in my house, as a reminder of magical Iceland?
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
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