Sun Voyager Sculpture

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  • Address: Sculpture & Shore Walk, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Outdoors, Walking Area

Facing the splendid mount Esja is this landmark as designed and created by Jon Gunnar Arnason. This sleek structure resembles a Viking ship and was made in honour of the Viking voyages thereby was named ‘Solfar’ or Sun Voyager.

It sits amidst the vast Atlantic ocean and has happily made to almost every other postcard from Iceland! The spot is ideal for a jog a stroll or to just sit and see the sun set. It also makes to the ut-most romantic spots in Iceland with the gleaming water of the ocean and beautiful snow-capped mountains at the back–a perfect sight for that selfie!

  • An extremely picturesque location.

  • Nearby bus station: Harpa

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  • Sun Voyager Sculpture Address: Sculpture & Shore Walk, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Sun Voyager Sculpture Timing: 24-hrs
  • Sun Voyager Sculpture Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sun Voyager Sculpture(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sun Voyager Sculpture: 00:45 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Reykjavik include Sun Voyager Sculpture in their plan

  • 33.25% of people start their Sun Voyager Sculpture visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Sun Voyager Sculpture

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

85.95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sun Voyager Sculpture

People normally club together Icelandic Phallological Museum and Hallgrimskirkja while planning their visit to Sun Voyager Sculpture.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Very nice place to see and let the kids climb over. There's comfortable parking right there with the car and it's nice to just sit on the rocks and watch the water and beautiful views. Amazing views!

  • Cool sculpture on the harbor. I walked here on a route through the city one day. It's a striking landmark that makes a nice shot for your 'Trip to Iceland' gallery. There's a walking path and a bike path nearby. There are steps you can sit on and enjoy views of the harbor from as well.

  • This sculpture is really unique and will lead you to a scenic view of the waterway. This gains a lot of tourist attention, so my advice is to 1) pick an hour to visit that will give you the best backdrop, like maybe sunset or sunrise and 2) be patient to get your individual photo taken with it. We were in Reykjavík in early October and got to the sculpture sometime around 5:00 PM. There were about 50 people there, including a tour group of about 15-20 people who were taking multiple individual photos, so it took forever to get just one photo without strangers in it, and I had to be quick about it. Still, a very cool spot to visit.

  • The sculpture found along the marvelous seaside of Reykjavik. It is very popular with tourists and a tourist photo spot. It is a gleaming metal sculpture of boat. It is actually intended to depict a dream boat but to most tourists, it is seen as a viking ship. Definitely one photostop if you are visiting Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • I went early on the morning and it was beautiful. The water was calm and the light was just right. The sculpture is unique and quite simply beautiful. It leaves you to your imagination, but you also know what it is. It was a perfect destination for a morning run. And you get a nice view of Mount Esj.

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