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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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went by ferry boat on the island and walked also to the peace tower build by Yoko Ono and the Museum society of Reykjavik, it has the peace message placed around it in 24 languages, in October and Decmber it sprays light beams into the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank blueskies15-10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely monument in itself, but I wish I could have seen it with the illumination on. Yoko put some thought to this peace tower...kudos to her! You walk away with peace in your heart.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank twins1_11
Reviewed April 14, 2019

I have been fighting for years for accessible travel to the island without success :( The ferry to take you there is not fit for wheelchairs.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wheelingworld
Reviewed April 7, 2019

One of the reasons we went to Iceland in October was to visit the switch-on of the John Lennon Peace Tower on 9th October his birthday. Ferries were provided to take people over to the island. We arrived at 7:30 in the evening and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HolidayBuzby
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We were out on a boat trip, and had this Tower pointed out to us complete with its birth and full history. Awesome, and I'm a John Lennon fan. We saw it on the last day before they close it down for the summer.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mick B
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We had purchased City Card with plans to visit Videy Island; however at the dock office there was a sign that ferries were cancelled for the day, and they don't run on weekdays in winter so we were out of luck. After our Harpa show...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KmomChicago
Reviewed March 27, 2019

We saw this as we left luer one night to see Aurora Borealus... origination of this sight courtesy of Yoko Ono in honor of John Lennon touching...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trudi G
Reviewed March 21, 2019

The Tower is worth visiting. Another artistic attraction of he island is Richard Serra's minimalist sculpture, "Milestones".

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ncgneissguy
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Worth going to this just to get the history on the background of this. We did this as a tour at night and it was a great experience. Wrap up well!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

We couldn’t travel to Videy island, but to see this vision of light rise high into the night sky, each and every night, was awesome. Who doesn’t love peace. It provokes a message, artistic, quietly and fearcely strong, of love and peace. It gave me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tinalP9106LC
April 24, 2019|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear tina l, Thank you for your question! There are no organised tours to see the Imagine Peace Tower but you can take the ferry on the 11-12 May (weekend) and walk over to the tower from the pier. You can buy the city... More
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emmaffrances
February 10, 2019|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
The Peace Tower is only lit from Oct 9 (John Lennons BD) until Dec 10 (the date of his assassination). Easy ferry ride...we actually took off from a port a few miles north of town as they were running special ferries for... More
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jbritishtraveller
March 22, 2018|
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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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