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A rare view of Reykjavik and the bay

I walked there at around 11am to watch the sunrise - it doesn't rise far at this time of year but... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Adeheathen
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London
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In some ways out of place

This seems an odd place for this artwork in some ways with it being next to the harbour but it does... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Yorkterrier01
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sculpture installation looks just plain odd to be honest, especially with where it is, but that's probably the point. It's basically a grassy mound with a structure on top (with fish drying in it) and a winding pathway encircling the mound leading to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

I walked there at around 11am to watch the sunrise - it doesn't rise far at this time of year but the city's lights and the low band of amber sky were fabulous. Then for breakfast on the harbour!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adeheathen
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Thuja is a brisk walk from Harpa [well the wind chill factor was minus 10 C] but well worth it. The hill is fun to climb and actually very easy. From the top you can get great photos of Harpa and turn around for uninterrupted...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

This seems an odd place for this artwork in some ways with it being next to the harbour but it does strike a contrast and is also very clever.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a really easy point to visit, parking is free and the top is easy to access. The area has a really nice walk path and you get amazing views of the harbor and bay. Really good for pictures

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dcrios14
Reviewed November 26, 2018

lucky on just finished the repair and getting green grass so that i take time to visit here. by walk is a bit far but still ok. special appearance. worth to visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We stayed in a hotel on the harbor and on the day our tour was cancelled we decided to go there. It is a bit of a walk if you live further in town but there are other things you can do on the walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dolpia
Reviewed August 19, 2018

First saw this while walking to the Harpa through the rain and could not tell what it was. It is unusual, unique and curious. A spherical walking path runs up the rounded slope with and interesting "top" adds to the curiousness of this sculpture. Worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

'Thufa' is a recent semi-spherical man-made mount about ten meters high, with well trimmed grass and a narrow path winding around the mount allowing you to walk to the top. On the top is a wooden structure enclosing some dried fish heads. Not quite sure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The weather was great so nice day for a walk. It’s off the beaten path of all the tourists so not crowded, but it is a long walk from town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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