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Arnarholl Statue

Arnarholl, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
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Bronze statue of historical significance

They love their history, the Icelanders, and this figure is one of the most important and therefore... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Mark N
A statue of great architecture and and acceptance

This impressive statue of Ingólfur Arnarson by famous architect Einar Jonsson is atop a hill at the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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Statue of Viking Ingolfur Arnarson, whose family settled Iceland in 874.
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good61%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (4 reviews)
“grassy park” (2 reviews)
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Arnarholl, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

They love their history, the Icelanders, and this figure is one of the most important and therefore commands an imposing position just off the Laugurvegur. It is by Einar Jonsson for whom there is a sculpture park and museum well worth visiting. If you're interested...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This impressive statue of Ingólfur Arnarson by famous architect Einar Jonsson is atop a hill at the center of a grassy park. Ingolf was a settler from Norway near 870 and is usually considered the first settler of Iceland. Also, the lips of the statue...More

Thank Surjayan
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Arnarholl Statue sits on a hill and overlooks the Opera House and part of the waterfront. It was on our way back to the Opera House to catch the bus back to the ship. It is an interesting statue and the venue does afford some...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This impressive statue by Einar Jonsson (a sculpture garden of his works is next to the Hallgrimskirkja) is atop a hill at the center of a grassy park. It depicts the founder of Iceland and features Norse mythological iconography such as Odin's ravens and the...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 22 July 2017

It's a good statue. But it sits on hill with a great view and is good for a few photos. Good spot to sit and relax.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 20 June 2017 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
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