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Our Saviour's Memorial Cemetery

Akersbakken 32, Oslo 0172, Norway
+47 23 36 56 00
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Serene, lovely, interesting

This may not be your first thought when visiting Oslo, but if you have a few days you should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laurenrenae
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Resting place of many famous Norwegians.

Graveyards on a snowy day are wonderful places to visit for quiet contemplation. This graveyard... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
KristianHus
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Replaced Oslo Cathedral's cemetary in 1808. aereslunden (The honorary cemetary) was established in 1904. Famous Norwegians such as Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, Henrik Wergeland, Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Richard Nordrak, Christian Krogh and Alf Proysen are buried here.
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1 week ago
“Serene, lovely, interesting ”
Mar 14, 2017
“Resting place of many famous Norwegians.”
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Akersbakken 32, Oslo 0172, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This may not be your first thought when visiting Oslo, but if you have a few days you should definitely include it! The cemetery is truly lovely with beautifully maintained flowers and trees. There are so many old and interesting headstones. This particular site is...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Graveyards on a snowy day are wonderful places to visit for quiet contemplation. This graveyard, which opened in 1801 for the victims of famine and cholera, is the resting place of many famous Norwegians and is not far from the city centre. Munch, Ibsen, Camilla...More

Thank KristianHus
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This cemetery is a very good place to reflect and to get some quiet moments after a busy day. Avoid, though, the peak on the back of Ibsen's gravestone as the sight of used syringes and people using drugs might be very disturbing.

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old graveyard perfect for a peaceful stroller walk. Don't miss Ibsen's grave when you're here.

Thank Cissimarcus
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We walked there to see the graves of Ibsen and Munch. It is quiet, serene, and locals walk through there as if it were a park. Worth it if you are in that part of town, probably not worth a special trip just to go...More

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed July 24, 2014

In the honor groove(Æreslunden) are many graves of important norwegian people. Here is the grave of Henrik Ibsen probably the most played dramatist in the world. The tombstone is impressive and stable. There is also an angel tombstone made by marmor made by Gustav Vigeland...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2016
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