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St. Olaf Statue

Cockspur Street | Norway House, London, England
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Do you know who St Olaf was and what connections did he have with London? In that case, it's worth... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
T0urist7
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Warsaw, Poland
King of Norway

This guilded statue of St Olaf stands over the entrance to the former Norway House on the south... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Jan 27, 2018
“Statue”
May 28, 2017
“King of Norway”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Cockspur Street | Norway House, London, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Do you know who St Olaf was and what connections did he have with London? In that case, it's worth stopping for a moment during the walk and learn about it.

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This guilded statue of St Olaf stands over the entrance to the former Norway House on the south side of Cockspur Street. St. Olaf, who was the KIng of Norway was also known as King Olaff II Haraldsson of Norway. The statue is made of...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2016

Sadly, this handsome statue adorning the former Norway House is hardly noticed by anyone despite being in sight of Trafalgar Square. Olaf, also known as Olav or Olave was more of a warrior than a saint. Whether it is entirely true or not he is...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

It is easy to overlook the golden statue on Norway House facing Trafalgar Square because of the large letters telling what is going on at the ground floor. However, the Viking king who introduced Christianity in Norway is worth a stop. Look also at the...More

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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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