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    Imagine Peace Tower Tour

    Adults
    From 8.000 ISK
    Children (7-15 years)
    From 4.000 ISK
    Children (0-6 years)
    0 ISK

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    Adults
    2000 ISK
    Children (7-15 years)
    1000 ISK
    Children (0-6 years)
    0 ISK

    Tour description

    Enjoy an evening tour dedicated to Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower on the historical Videy Island. Uniting history, nature and art, the Imagine Peace tour is a guided evening tour dedicated to Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower and her and John Lennon’s continuing campaign for world peace.

    Duration: 2 hours. 
    Daily departures: 10 Oct-8 Dec: 20:00 
    Extra departures: 21, 22, 27, 28 & 30 Dec: 18:00, 31 Dec: 16:00, 18 Feb: 20:00, 20-26 Mar: 21:00

    The tour sets off from the Old Harbour in downtown Reykjavik and sails towards the magical world of Videy Island, a 20-minute boat ride away, where we take a guided walk to the Imagine Peace Tower and learn about this magnificent work of art as well as the history and nature of the island. The view of Reykjavik by night is also not to be missed. If you’re lucky, the northern lights might even appear overhead. Lit each year on John Lennon’s birthday, October 9, the tower, a beacon of world peace, lights up the evening sky in Reykjavik through December 8, the day Lennon died. The tower is also lit from winter solstice to New Year and for one week from spring equinox as well as other select dates. The ever-changing weather conditions impact the strength, intensity and brilliance of the tower of light. 

    Yoko Ono chose Iceland for her monument because the country is considered one of the most peaceful in the world and does not have an army, as well as Iceland’s use of geothermal energy, which also lights the tower. Videy also holds a prominent place in Icelandic history both as a cultural centre and as a centre of secular power. 

    Watch a live stream of the Imagine Peace Tower on Viðey island as seen from Skarfabakki pier in Reykjavík.

    ADD ON: We recommend booking the Dinner add on at MAR restaurant.
    COMBO: Combine this activity with a Northern Lights or Whale Watching experience!

    Please contact us directly for group bookings. Tel: 533-5055 or videy@elding.is.

    Tour details

    Departures
    16:00 / 18:00 / 20:00 / 21:00 /
    Duration
    2:00 hours
    Hot tip
    Dress warmly and don't be shy to also put on our warm overalls!

    What’s included?

    • Screening of a video narrated by Yoko Ono 
    • Flashlights
    • Crampons (if needed)
    • Excellent guidance

    Tour area

    The Imagine Peace Tour is focused on "Heimaey" area on Viðey Island where the peace tower stands. On the way we make stops on Sjónarhóll hill, Viðey church and walk up close to the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER.

    Video from the tour

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