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Imagine Peace Tower

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Address: | Kollafjorour Bay, Videy Island, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
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The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is a work of art conceived by the legendary artist...

The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is a work of art conceived by the legendary artist and peace advocate Yoko Ono as a beacon to world peace. It is dedicated to the memory of John Lennon.The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is located on Viðey Island in Kollafjörður and it's light is well visible from Reykjavík city and the capital area. Every year the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER emerges an hour after sunset between 9 October (Lennon's day of birth) and 8 December (Lennon's demise). In addition the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER emerges for one week on winter solstice, on New Year's Eve, for one week during spring equinox and few other selected dates. The ever changing weather conditions play an interesting part to the strength, intensity and brilliance of the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER’S light. During it's lighting time guided tours are avaiable called the Imagine Peace Tour. The tour is dedicated to the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER and Lennon’s and Ono’s continuing campaign for world peace. It is run by Elding with departures from Reykjavík's Old harbour. The tour unites history, art and nature is an interesting way.

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I loved my visit to the Imagine Peace Tower. I went at night with a group of three ladies, a tour guide and the boat captain. It was an awesome time and it was only us five on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was one of my most memorable experiences in Iceland. The tour guide and tour operator were excellent - our guide was a young lady from Germany named Bipsy (or that is how it sounds, not sure the spelling). She shared alot of info about the Island, Whales, The Peace Tower, etc. It was a rainy night when we visited... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not visit Videy Island, but this was a beacon of light over the city each night we saw coming back after tours. The light is shown from Videy Island off Reykjavik. It is a tribute to Beatle John Lennon by his wife Yoko Ono.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my visit to the Imagine Peace Tower. I went at night with a group of three ladies, a tour guide and the boat captain. It was an awesome time and it was only us five on the entire island. Wonderful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to be in Reykjavik during the Imagine Peace Tower lighting ceremony and WOW, what an event! Even if you don't make it just going to the tower is really inspiring. And you might even be able to see the northern lights above Reykjavik on a clear night :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered this attractuion but more stunning at night as it projects into the night sky. A perfect tribute to John Lennon by Oko Ono...can be seen for miles.Later in the week we were in the mountains chasing the Northern Lights and you could see this from miles away. Great visual item....and free to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While chasing the northern lights, I saw this magnificent installation, and did I little research about it.If you are in the area it is worth to visit, we can all enjoy his message of peace and love!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

we saw this on our northern lights trip with Time tours. We like the sentiment and it can be seen for miles.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Saw it and got some long distance pictures on a night the aurora borealis was being uncooperative.It's a nice tribute and interesting to see. Saw it hitting the clouds and creating a roundish spot on another night and spent a good deal of time trying to figure out what I was looking at.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I did not know this place existed until John Lennon's birthday came around and I found that Yoko Ono made it easy to attend the ceremony on Oct 9. The island is beautiful any day with many places to wander and good vantage points to find. The ceremony was in the dark ,cold, and rain but a local chorus sang... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Interesting sight to spot while traveling around town at night. A ring of people holding hands is not usually in place.

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