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“Something special” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture

Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture
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Reykjavik City Walking Tour
Ranked #7 of 176 things to do in Reykjavik
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Something special”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

A walk in Reykjavik city must also be accompanied by the walk on waterfront to witness this sculpture. It has something which makes it feel different. Really impressive.

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Tamworth, Australia
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“Viking magic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Noticed this sculpture on the harbour as we drove into Reykjavik. Beautiful simple sculpture. Easy walk from centre of town.

Visited June 2014
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Endon, United Kingdom
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“Drove past it in the cab”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Ticked that off my list very easily. Looks fine, but if pushed for time I really can't recommend adding this to your list of attractions to visit. Its a sculpture that overlooks the sea that has some historic meaning. However, if your're along that way its really nice to see.

Visited March 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Excellent photo spot and easily accessible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Solfar is an excellent place to take photos (against the sea and the distant mountain). It's very near to harpa concert hall (within walking distance) and along a prominent highway. There's a small carpark that allows for parking just beside the sculpture. In short, one of the MUST place to visit while in reykjavik as it only takes a few minutes to visit.

Visited June 2014
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Bergen, Norway
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“Superb Sculpture”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Sun Voyager is a superb artwork redolent of the longboats of Iceland's Viking past and the daring voyages made from here to Greenland and mainland North America by the likes of Leif Eriksson.

Its graceful curves and bow and stern prongs bring to mind Neptune's trident and the whole thing is complemented by sitting on the edge of the bay on Reykjavik's waterfront looking across the bay to the cloud shrouded mountains on the other side. Given the right weather this thing is a photogapher's dream and every time I look at it I can't help but me reminded of Led Zeppelin's awesome 'Immigrant Song.' A fantastic piece of art well worth visiting.

Visited June 2014
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