Gimli Viking – Gimli


This impressive 15-foot high statue stands guard along the shores of Lake Winnipeg.The Viking, erected in 1967 as part of the Manitoba Centennial project, honors ancestors of the Icelandic people who settled the Gimli area (then New Iceland) in 1875.

Location/Directions: South end of 2nd Ave. in Gimli

GPS Coordinates: GPS-N50 37.788 W096 59.209