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“Well worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
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Vigeland Museum
Nobels gate 32, Oslo 0268, Norway
23 49 37 00
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Owner description: The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions. The park is open to visitors all year round.The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland's lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Vigeland was also in charge of the design and architectural layout of the park. The Vigeland Park was mainly completed between 1939 and 1949. Most of the sculptures are placed in five units along an 850 meter long axis: The Main gate, the Bridge with the Children's playground, the Fountain, the Monolith plateau and the Wheel of Life.
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This park is huge and an oasis in a city. The statues are interesting but it is also just nice to walk around looking at the creek that runs through it as well as just sitting and people watching. Best of all it is free in a city that is so expensive.

Visited July 2014
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“A must see in Oslo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We did enjoy a sunny day walking around the park. The park itself is really nice. All Vigel statues made it an open air museum.

Visited July 2014
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“When it rains - you're in trouble :)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The park is very nice and definitely a must see in Oslo, but my second visit to it was interrupted by a summer sudden rain - pretty cold one and there was no place to hide ...

Visited July 2014
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“Striking - hard to imagine unless you see it.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We lucked out and it was a beautiful day. The park is lovely all on its own, but then you start seeing the sculptures. what struck me most was the artists ability to display emotions in the poses and faces. I'd definitely recommend you add it to your trip if in Oslo.

Visited September 2013
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“Small but good. ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It wasn't what I expected. It's a small park and all the sculptures are very close together. But definitely worth a visit.

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