Gimli, Manitoba, Canada: Viking Statue

A 15-foot-tall Son of Odin, dedicated to the "Discoverers of America," unveiled in 1967.
Address:
2nd Ave., Gimli, MB, Canada
Directions:
South of 1st St. at the south end of 2nd Ave. Downtown Gimli.
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
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Gimli Viking

The Gimli Viking statue is on the shore of Lake Winnipeg. The Viking statue represents the large Icelandic community that lives in the area. The 15 foot statue was unveiled in 1976 and is one of the main attractions in Gimli.

[Bradley Anderson, 05/02/2010]

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