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Vioistaoatun Sculpture Park

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Address: Near Hjallabraut in Hafnarfjorour, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Great outdoor park

The Vidistadatun sculpture park is a hidden gem in the capital area. It's great not only because of the sculptures but it's also nice to have a picnic by the pond, play football... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Vidistadatun sculpture park is a hidden gem in the capital area. It's great not only because of the sculptures but it's also nice to have a picnic by the pond, play football with the kids, see and feel the lava and so many more. The Vidistadakirkja (church) is just by the park and the church has some wonderful paintings... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this on a visit in the winter of 2005 and it was too cold to stay long, so this time we decided to take our time. The sculptures are arresting and evoke a great deal of emotion, sadly, mostly depressing. There is a touching memorial to a lost airliner. My favorite is Prayer, with an angel hovering over... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

A little hard to find. I'd ask someone at your hotel for directions to it because the maps I had weren't very helpful. The park itself is located in a quiet neighbourhood near a school. You can still see many of the sculptures and it was a nice way to spend some time during the day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

The Víðistaðatún park area is a leisure area with ponds and a playground. The park is well-known for its sculptures. Here you can admire 16 sculptures/art works by international artists. The works were created in the light of the art festivals in 1991 and 1993. Some of the artists donated their work to the park after the festivals finished. As... More 

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