Imagine Peace Tower Tours
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Conceptualized by Yoko Ono — a notable musician and peace advocate — the Imagine Peace Tower on Viðey Island serves as a literal and figurative beacon of world peace. The permanent art installation takes the form of a wishing well, from which 15 powerful beams of light emerge nightly between John Lennon’s birthday (October 9) and the anniversary of his death (December 9). When lit, the pillar of light is visible from the mainland.
On the well itself, the words ‘Imagine Peace’ are inscribed in 24 different languages. The electricity used to power the lights comes from clean geothermal energy.
The Imagine Peace Tower is also illuminated from December 21 to December 31 and during the first week of spring, from March 20 to 27.
Address: Viðey Island, Reykjavik, Iceland
Admission: 1100 ISK/550 ISK Adult/Child for island admission
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Imagine Peace Tower
Private and Luxury
Watch Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower ignite the sky above Videy Island on a 1.5-hour tour from Reykjavik’s old harbor, and learn how Ono created the monument to honor her late husband, John Lennon. Travel by boat to the serene island, and follower your guide through the stark terrain; slip a peace message into a well at the site, ward off the chill with a warm drink in an island café then return to the bustling heart of Reykjavik.
On this 3-hour exclusive luxury yacht cruise you will celebrate the new year with style and witness the famous Reykjavík fireworks show. Just before midnight we raise our champagne glasses and make a toast to the new year and say 'Bon Voyage' to 2019! We cruise out of the old harbour along the beautiful coastline and enjoy the lights from the fireworks and if we are lucky we might encounter the northern lights or Aurora Borealis. Located on a historical island Viðey is the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono lighting up the night sky. Harpa is a luxury motor yacht with complete interior refit done in 2019. Fully equipped deluxe vessel with a lounge, bar, salon, & fly-bridge. This deluxe cruise offers a more personal service and less crowded scenery with fewer passengers.
Nature and Wildlife
Combine two of the Reykjavík area's top sights on a single tour on this excursion to Videy Island. Sail across the bay to the island where you can view Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace Tower, dedicated to John Lennon, then watch as the northern lights dance across the sky while you guide provides photography tips.
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What's the best way to experience Imagine Peace Tower?
The best ways to experience Imagine Peace Tower are:
- Imagine Peace Tower | walking tour on Viðey island
- New Year's Eve Luxury Yacht Cruise
- Northern Lights Expedition on Viðey island