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Videy Island, Reykjavik

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Videy Island is home to Imagine Peace Tower, designed by Yoko Ono and dedicated to her late husband, John Lennon. The island is also known for the excavated ruins of a tenth-century village and its hiking and biking trails with rewarding views of the harbor. See the original interior fittings of one of the country's oldest churches and a historical display in the basement of the first Icelandic house built of stone. Facilities include a restaurant, a cabin with glass walls that is a popular resting place for hikers, small huts with public bathrooms, and a horse rental. Work out when and for how long to visit Videy Island and other Reykjavik attractions using our handy Reykjavik holiday planner.
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  • Quick ferry ride over to lovely solitude on a gorgeous day. We hiked, watched birds, saw great views of Reykjavik . . . Great way to unwind. Highly recommend!  more »
  • Took the the ferry from Sundahofn Harbor-- passage is included on the city card. Quiet walk around the island-- Imagine Peace Tower along the way. Small church with interesting altar area-the pulpit i...  more »
  • Spent a day here while in Iceland and had a wonderful time! The island is great for a walk and for taking photos! Also had lunch at Videy House and were delighted by the quality of the food. I would h...  more »