15 Bárður Snæfellsás Statue at Arnarstapi on Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

Although this looks like a decorative pile of rocks, the Bárður Snæfellsás statue by artist Ragnar Kjartansso commemorates the story of a medieval Arnarstapi resident. Bárður was a half-man, half-troll who lived here after fleeing Norway. After a severe family argument, he exiled himself to the Snæfellsnes Glacier. For centuries, the locals believed he was their protector and called him the Guardian Spirit of Snæfell.


Bárðar Saga Snæfellsáss Statue, Arnarstapavegur, Arnarstapi, Iceland


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