16. januar 2019

Sightseeing

On Sunday September 1st you have the opportunity to take part in either a site visit or sightseeing during the day from 16:00-17:30. The sightseeing costs NOK 125 per person, and your register for the event in the online registration form.

 

Guided tour at the Vigeland Park

The 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 the 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.

The guided tour will start from the main entrance from Kirkeveien. Access: Bus 20 or tram 12 to the Vigeland Park. All westbounf lines (T-bane) to Majorstuen station.

The Vigeland Park website

Photos by Visit Oslo (Thomas Johannessen).

 

Photo of the Vigeland Park