Travel: Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo

vigeland park oslo

Vigeland sculpture in Oslo

Within Frogner Park (Norwegian: Frognerparken) is a sculpture park with around 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. This unusual gathering of sculpture is a must see when visiting Oslo.

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

There’s a variety of materials from bronze, granite to cast iron.  Famous pieces include  The Angry Boy (Sinnataggen), The Monolith (Monolitten) and The Wheel of Life (Livshjulet).

vigeland park oslo angry boy

 

vigeland park oslo angry boy

 

The highest point of the park houses its most popular attraction,  the Monolith (Monolitten). Made from one single piece of granite. It took three masons 14 years to accomplish.  The Monolith towers 14.12 metres (46.32 ft) high and is composed of 121 human figures.

vigeland park oslo monolith

 

vigeland park oslo monolith

vigeland park oslo monolith

vigeland park oslo monolith

Wheel of Life stone sculpture, carved 1933–1934. The wheel depicts four adults, a child and a baby

vigeland park oslo wheel of life

 

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

vigeland park oslo

Where

Frognerparken
0268 Oslo

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Tickets

The park is free to enter and open all year round, 24 hours a day

vigeland park oslo

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