The Vigeland Park in Oslo is one of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions, and is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist (Gustav Vigeland). It is open 24/7 all year round, and the entrance is free.

 

Vigeland Park

 

The park has more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron.

 

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland ParkSinnataggen, the little Angry Boy is one of the most popular figures in the park

Vigeland Park

 

The Monolith is the highest point in the park, and contains 121 figures, carved out from one single granite block. 

mono: one, litho: stone

The Monolith is surrounded by other sculptures (the Monolith Plateau). 

 

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

 

All the original plaster models for the bronze and granite sculptures in the Vigeland park is in the Vigeland Museum.  For more info about the museum check out this page: www.vigeland.museum.no 

The park is situated at Majorstua/Frogner, Oslo west. And you can get there by bus 20 or tram 12 to the Vigeland Park, all westbound lines (T-bane) to Majorstuen, or by car (follow ‘Ring 2’ to Majostuen, Kirkeveien.

 

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