Imagine Peace Tower, Reykjavik

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Imagine Peace Tower is a tall tower of light projected from a white stone monument, designed by artist Yoko Ono as a memorial to her late husband, John Lennon. It's also a reference to his peace anthem, "Imagine." Notice the words "imagine peace" in 24 languages carved into the monument. The column of light emerges vertically into the sky from a 10 m (33 ft) wide wishing well. One million written wishes, which Ono gathered over the years in another project, are buried underneath the tower. The intensity of the light changes depending on the weather conditions. Take a guided tour to learn more about the couple's continuing campaign for world peace, which began in the 1960s. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Reykjavik holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Imagine Peace Tower and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • our visit was in summer so you don't get to see it lit up. But lovely to go and see it up close for a day trip. It is cool in the winter months when it is lit to see  more »
  • To this small island has only one hour boat Prada under air circuit breakers after the rain. Our high speed circuit switched data in Tulsa, as shown in the Prada this tower. High speed circuit switched data articles'll happen in the evening light, not over the boat in the afternoon after six hours, which may not look ...
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  • Nice ferry ride over to island, but nothing much to see. Peace Tower is a little hole that is only lit a short time during the year. Good for a walk thru the grasslands but that's about it. Cafe on gr...  more »

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