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Mink Viking Portrait Studio

Laugavegi 11 | entrance on Smidjustigur 2nd Floor, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 786 2525
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A great capstone to an Iceland vacation

During our Iceland vacation we’d visited Saga and settlement centers, Viking longhouses and other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kmmrolling
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Epic!

This was the perfect end to our experience here in Iceland. The owners were extremely friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole C
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Changing you into an awesome viking and getting a cool portrait. Opening hours are from noon til 18:00 (can be flexible if booked in advance with opening hours). Best is to book a time by Facebook messaging or send a mail. The price for 1 person is 14.900 kr. for a set of 6 photos. Inside you'll enter into a Viking setting where you can choose a variety of handmade Viking costumes. And when you are all dressed up and ready for battle, then you'l pick your weapon of choice, and step in front of the camera. Located on Reykjavik main shopping street is MINK Viking Portrait. Entrance is on Smidjustigur, right around the corner on the 2nd floor. Parking garage is next door on Hverfisgata 20 (1 min walking from the studio).
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Laugavegi 11 | entrance on Smidjustigur 2nd Floor, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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"great souvenir"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our Iceland vacation we’d visited Saga and settlement centers, Viking longhouses and other cultural sites. Getting Viking portraits on the last day was very fun and relevant to our travels. Everyone in our family had a great time, the pictures are marvelous and it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the perfect end to our experience here in Iceland. The owners were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. They threaded Viking history into the photo shoot. They showed us the phtotos throughout to make sure we were happy with the poses. They took their time...More

Thank Nicole C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are photographers... and PHOTOGRAPHERS! Do you want a real unique souvenir that people will talk about for years? Then do not miss, they will make you feel like the warrior you really are deep down inside!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Iceland on an EF tour, and I wasn't certain of our itinerary, so I emailed Mink Viking Photos for an appointment less than 48 hours before I would be in Reykjavik. I was able to get an appointment set via email and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic experience. We arrived directly from our red eye flight and they were awesome even when our children snuck into the shots. Everyone who has seen our shots is blown away by the quality. They send you a link to your photos...More

Thank Xandrandia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a blast at Mink Studio. The pictures turned out amazing, this place is the real deal with authentic viking gear and first class equipment. There is nowhere else you can get high quality pictures with real viking gear in a professional studio anywhere else...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Reykjavik on our last day, trying to do fun stuff with my daughter. Our tour guide recommended this place, and man were we glad he did! I had my 8 year old with me, and had a great time posing for our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walked by this studio a few times before venturing inside. Fortunately they were open for business and had an open time slot for a photo shoot. The costumes and artifacts are of good quality and come in a variety of sizes. You can choose...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing experience with the 4 of us at Mink Studio. The details of the armor and weapons were amazing and the photos were astonishing. The pictures we have from this studio will be with us forever and will allow us to recall our time in...More

Thank Daryll M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled upon these posters in downtown Reykjavík and entered their studio. There, I met Carla and Gustavo who are some of the nicest person I met during my trip. They've been very kind giving me a lot of information about their services and even...More

Thank Frank M
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TTcheeser
19 July 2017|
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Response from Gudmannthor | Property representative |
Hi there! We charge 10.900 per person and $10 for extra portraits. All portraits are delevered digitally via email, the same day usually. Please use: mink.is for booking with us. Let us know what date and time would suit... More
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hockeygod
10 June 2016|
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Response from JenJayRutty | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure. We didn't get any discount as a couple, but he gave us an individual photo shoot as well as a joint one. Maybe if you asked him just to do joint ones it might be cheaper.
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AAHolt
19 April 2016|
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Response from Gudmannthor | Property representative |
Hi :) Im next to the main shopping street (Laugavegur 11) There are some construction in front of my door, so there are fences and mecinary here out side ;) But there is a big wooden bench with a viking poster on it, and... More
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