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Granahaugar Burial Site

About Granahaugar

Short distance north of Buland in Skaftartunga lies the way Landmannaleid passing Krókur. And north-east of Krokur along the river Skafta is Granahaugar. There are ancient burial cairns. Sagas say that there was Grani Gunnarsson killed and buried by Kari Solmundsson. Many ancient antiquities have been found in the Cairns. Palmi Hannesson thought that this place is the location of the fight between Kari and sons of Sigfus.