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Videy Island, Reykjavik
(3.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I love this island for it's tranquility, peaceful atmosphere, open air and the peace column that Yoko Uno placed there in memory of John Lennon and is lit up during winter. If you are looking for a pl...  more »
  • Took the 5 minute ferry ride over to Videy Island on a chilly/rainy Sunday afternoon. The island is wild and beautiful.....a great spot for an easy and interesting hike. After circling the island, obs...  more »
  • Nice little ferry ride from the city, good views. Nothing much on the island really. Good to take a picnic to on a warm sunny day and sit on the beach. Otherwise would not bother.