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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  • I loved the boat trip over to Videy Island to see the Imagine Peace Tower. The island was covered in snow and it was so peaceful. We were the only group on the island. Being a photographer, I was in m...  more »
  • Yoko Ono designed a wonderful tribute to her husband, John Lennon. However, the Peace Light is only turner on from Johns birthday to his death which means if you travel to Iceland between mid December...  more »
  • Could not get the song out of my head, was not lit during our stay. Yet it sure makes one think and yes Imagine what peace would be like.  more »
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