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“Historical Significance,”

The Statue of Leif Eiriksson
Ranked #50 of 187 things to do in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The Leif Eiriksson statue is one that you can't really miss. Not because you have to see it but rather it is located right out front of Hallgrimskirkja. Stop, grab a picture and move on!

Thank TBLJTiki
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The irony should not be lost on you - most Vikings who needed quick wealth plundered churches for their silverware - so here is a Viking outside a big Church! Great photo backdrop

1  Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Its in the center of town.
Great location,and we stayed at the hotel across the street having the same name.
What can you really say about a statue,Its steady!

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is located right outside the cathedral so is an easy photo opportunity with some interesting facts. There are many statues and sculptures in Iceland and they are free to see so it is well worth stopping and taking the time to read the information provided in English.

Thank karentravels2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Reykjavik is full of statues, this one just outside the big church. A nice statue all things considered.

Thank Tfl1
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