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Address: Bakkavegur | Harbour, Keflavik, Iceland

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Nice place to visit

The Giantess lives in stone house at the harbour, a short walk away from the Duushus. As soon as we got close to the house we could hear her snoring. She was asleep during our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Valerie C
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Belfast
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Calgary
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55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A man made cave but cute. The story behind the girls and boys giving up there pacifier, and hanging on the tree for the Troll Children, made it more enjoyable. Takes all of 2 minutes to see. Free as well.

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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't realise this was not a real cave but man-made. However, I am sure younger children would enjoy seeing the Giantess!

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Belfast
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Giantess lives in stone house at the harbour, a short walk away from the Duushus. As soon as we got close to the house we could hear her snoring. She was asleep during our visit. The house has some giant furniture and a tree with babies dummies on. It doesn't take long to see the house, but it's interesting.

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Thank Valerie C
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely spot right by the old harbour and a nice little place to take the children. We loved seeing the tree with all the dummies/pacifiers left for her as decorations.

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Thank emmaandgary
Silverthorne, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Giantess in the Mountain is something not to be missed, although viewing it can be accomplished in ~ 10 minutes. What you see in the photo is basically what you get! The funniest part of the attraction is that the Giantess snores!! Don't leave Keflavik without visiting the Giantess!

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Thank Marcia W
Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Nice setting and interesting story. Sounds are fun and made to make kids laugh ( adults too 😊). It is a nice way to spend time in Keflavik.

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Thank J_Plamondon
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Looks like something from a children's story. Just a giant figure making sleeping noises and a few posters describing the story to kids. Good for kids.

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Thank Danny C
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225 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I am not sure what is so interesting about this but this is some kind of an attraction by the small boat harbor. There is just a brief walk from the parking lot along with the small boat harbor. This thing burps, farts and snores - the smell inside is terrible, mix of pee and wet wood. Watch where your... More 

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Thank AJICE
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is really weird and I think it only appeals to Icelandic children as they know about the Giantess. Only visit if you are in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way to go and visit as there is nothing really to see and you will only be disappointed

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Lethbridge, Canada
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I took a quick visit to the cave. It was nice to read the story but we didnt spend too much time here.

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Thank Carly D

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