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Skallagrimsgata | Skallagrímsdalur, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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Memorial Park

This small but nice Park was dedicated to Skalla-Grims Hauger, one of the first Viking poets that... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Joop V
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Ede, The Netherlands
Just a different place to visit

Tired of waterfalls and sheep? Take a brief detour to see what is supposed to be a Viking burial... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
barefoot123
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good58%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2017
“Just a different place to visit”
19 Oct 2017
“Memorial Park”
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Skallagrimsgata | Skallagrímsdalur, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This small but nice Park was dedicated to Skalla-Grims Hauger, one of the first Viking poets that settled in Iceland. His Memorial Stone and Thumb are placed in this Park. Throughout the town of Borgarnes and surroundings, one can find a number of so called...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Tired of waterfalls and sheep? Take a brief detour to see what is supposed to be a Viking burial mound. The saga poet Egill Skalla-Grímsson supposedly buried his father and his son here; the story is outlined on signage in several languages. The garden surrounding...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

In the summer it was full of outdoor childrens' toys such as hoopla, stilts, go karts and a bouncy castle which we could just use. There was also a good pop up cafe so we could relax whilst the children played.

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Garden that were build around the grave of Egill Skalla-Grímsson and his haugur is one of the mane attraction of the garden. This is beautiful garden in the center of Borgarnes

Thank Skúli H
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Much of old trees that need to go. Nice surroundings and landscape but all architechtural work not so much groundend

Thank kristjanrafnsig
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