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Who doesn't love a bit of peace

We didn't manage to see the northern lights, but this did light up the sky. The Imagine Peace Tower... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
muller85
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London, United Kingdom
On a clear night....

its quite impressive and can be viewed from the Sun Voyager and the promenade. Its symbolic and in... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
PaulrSunderland
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is a work of art conceived by the legendary artist and peace advocate Yoko Ono as a beacon to world peace. It is dedicated to the memory of John Lennon.The IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is located on Viðey Island in Kollafjörður and...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't manage to see the northern lights, but this did light up the sky. The Imagine Peace Tower is like the giant light saber of Reykjavik, or even a signal to alien life! I joke of course. I actually love what it stands for,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muller85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was faint cos we saw it from a distance ; so there was not much to comment. Only info we liked was that it connected Yoko Ono to John Lennon who wrote the great song " Imagine '.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FlorenceHoo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a neat light display down on the water in honor of John Lennon presented by his wife Yoko Ono after his death. I believe it shines on the anniversary of his Birthday. We saw it while we were taking a night cruise on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Came here 10/9/18. Happened upon it. It was a wonderful way to commemorate John Lennons birthday. Recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a guided tour of the Peace Tower and it was wonderful. We all wrote our wish cards and hung them on the wishing tree. We felt peace and love all around.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

its quite impressive and can be viewed from the Sun Voyager and the promenade. Its symbolic and in the current world a much needed statement

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We didn't even realize that this was a thing. but as we were planning our trip, we realized we would be there on 10/9 and knew we had to go! The free buses and ferries were helpful. It happened to be cold and rainy while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a powerful upright straight line of light. Need to be across from it to see it - it’s a nice idea

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I attempted to visit the John Lennon Peace Tower on October 13th, 2018. The peace tower website stated that the videy island ferry would offer rides at 8 pm at 1550kr. We ran all over the pier in search of the ferry only to find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were fortunate enough to be in Reykjavik on October 9th, John Lennons Birthday, for the annual lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy Island. Though the weather was miserably wet for most of the program, it cleared off enough as we were leaving...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jbritishtraveller
22 March 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear jbritishtraveller, The Imagine Peace Tower is situated on an island not far from where the cruise ships dock and you will likely be able to walk over to the ferry point from your ship. If not, there is a public... More
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jbritishtraveller
22 March 2018|
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Response from luv2ride | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there’s a ferry from Reykjavik proper to the island where the peace tower is emplaned. The ferry is on the harbor past the sun voyager sculpture ( get a map). It’s about a 15 minute (max) walk from the dock to the peace... More
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CandyB4WVU
5 October 2017|
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Dear CandyB4WVU, You could explore the island at your own pace by taking the public ferry, however it is only available mid day on Sat-Sun in winter. Do note that the tower is only lit in the evenings. All the best, The... More
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