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Arnarholl Statue

Arnarholl, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
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It's a statue on a hill in a small park near the harbor. It's a nice enough statue. And if walking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LostALot22
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Lombard, Illinois
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Interesting Statue In A Small park

This statue was in a small park in a pretty area of Reykjavik and apparently depicts the history of... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Oldjack
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Statue of Viking Ingolfur Arnarson, whose family settled Iceland in 874.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good66%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (4 reviews)
“settlers” (9 reviews)
“historic” (4 reviews)
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Arnarholl, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a statue on a hill in a small park near the harbor. It's a nice enough statue. And if walking in he main area of town you will see it a lot. It's ok.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This statue was in a small park in a pretty area of Reykjavik and apparently depicts the history of Iceland. Definitely worth a look at the statue and the area around.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 14 June 2017

On a sunny afternoon it is nice to visit the park in which this statue dominates a small hill at the bottom of Laugavegur. Dedicated to the original Icelandic settlers it is worth a photo, and the views from the hill are very nice.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Most likely you'll bump into this statue as it's at the end of Laugavegur St. It's pretty detailed and a great picture to add to your photos when travelling through Reykjavik :)

Thank ChoosingToBeHappy
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This statue is dedicated to the first settlers of Iceland in A.D. 876. Statue looks good and is near to park area. Worth a 10 minute look and maybe a photo.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The statue is located on the top of a small hill (which some less able people may struggle to climb). From the top you can see a lovely view view of the concert hall, the harbour, part of the city centre, and hills in the...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

What a marvellous sculpture! If you like photography you must come here and photograph this sculpture. It is a place to relax for 30 minutes. You can walk here from the Harpa. There is a little park where the kids can play for a while.

Thank Jota_Jota_O
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A bit of a trek but worth it for the view of the marina and the Harpa. Little bit of history behind the location available to the left too.

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is one of those attractions that you weren't intending to see and to be honest I was attracted as much to see what the views were like as I was to see the statue at the centre of such itself. It's OK - it's...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We come across this statue while having a wonder round :) there's a little plaque on the side explaining about the meaning of it. But from up here there's lovely views across the town and the harbour.

Thank Suzzie W
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