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Address: Hofn, Iceland

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This attraction is easy to miss, look for the red sign 'Dverghamrar' on the left as you are driving from Vik. Just a short walk from the carpark is the Dwarf Rocks, peculiar... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
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Sydney
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This attraction is easy to miss, look for the red sign 'Dverghamrar' on the left as you are driving from Vik. Just a short walk from the carpark is the Dwarf Rocks, peculiar formations of basalt columns. Similar to the formations that can be seen at Reyinisfjara beach. Worth a look if only to stretch the legs before continuing on... More 

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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Extremely good stop if you're anything nearby or just driving along the road. Simple trail and very interesting information on how the rocks were actually formed. We actually stopped and had our lunch there since we packed them ourselves.

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Thank Digitalz
Petersfield, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This marked the furthest east of our Iceland Adventure, exploring this amazing country, on Day Four. We stopped here in beautiful and brilliant sunshine, having enjoyed the sight of the waterfall nearby just a short time before. We explored the basalt column geology and marvelled at the power of nature. We also did the responsible thing and removed some litter... More 

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Thank Rattypaul
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I don't think this attraction is worth a special trip, but stop if you are passing by. Cute rocks formation with a legend attached.

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Thank Froska
Fort McMurray, Canada
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop and stretch your legs... and a fun story to try to convince the kids of. Trail is well marked, a little swampy when we stopped.

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Thank QA_Matt
Eersel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It's nothing spectacular but it's still pretty and a good reason to take quick break. It's hard to spot from the road, especially if you come from the east which is also why there's almost no other tourists. You can make some really good photos of it because of that particular reason though, so it's totally worth a visit. You... More 

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Thank Marijn K
Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you can see the Icelandic folk lore Dwarves outlined in the crags you are a better man than me Gunderson lol!

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Thank Peter B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful place with a fun backstory. We were the only people there which made it very peaceful. Spent about 10-15 minutes wandering around. Also there's a waterfall across the street that you can see from this spot.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

A bit off the main road but you will see the signage. Came here on a very windy day, and the wind almost blew me off. But interesting find!

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Thank Venny J
Paris, France
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I dont think this would be very easy to spot from the road unless you know about it! But it's worth the stop for a 10min walk.

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