Sun Voyager, Reykjavik

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Wander down to the harbor to see Sun Voyager, a massive sculpture of a dreamboat. Designed by Jon Gunnar Arnason in 1990, the stainless steel artwork resembles a Viking ship and is dedicated to the sun. The sculpture is close to shore and offers a view of Mount Esja across the harbor. More art installations dot the shore if you continue to walk along the water, but this sculpture is the highlight. Our Reykjavik journey planner makes visiting Reykjavik and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It's a known landmark where good photos can be taken and the sculpture is a remarkable creation but by 5 minutes it's time to move on. If you are in the area it's nice to see but not a necessity.  more »
  • This iconic sculpture is worth going to view if you are in the area,I wouldn't go miles out of my way to view it though.It was a bitterly cold February morning when we saw it and as we made our way...  more »
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  • Sun Voyager seems to be an Icelandic icon, so we walked down to the bay to see it. We got there in the late afternoon and the sculpture was impressive. It wasn't very crowded when we were there, but we did have to wait a few minutes to get good pictures. It is very close to the civic center, so you can see it and then walk down there and go through the gift shops or even see a show.
  • This thing was way cooler than I thought it was going to be. Constructed so well and it's quite beautiful. The background it's set in is of course stunning.
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