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Encyclopedia > Vigeland Park

Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is probably the most famous park in Norway. It is located in the district of Oslo called Frogner, west of the city centre.

Sculptures

The park was created by sculptor Gustav Vigeland between the years 1907 and 1942. Most of the sculptures between the years 1926 and 1942.

Monolith
The Monolith

One of the main attractions is The Monolith, (Monolitten), an over 14 meter tall column with human bodies carved out of a single block of stone.

Wheel of life
The wheel of life

Another well known sculpture is that of an angry young boy (Sinnataggen) – it is located on the bridge of the park.


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Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is maybe the most famous park in Norway, being located in the district of Oslo called Frogner, west of the city centre.
Created by sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the main attractions is the monolith, and the sculpture of an angry young boy - at the bridge of the park.
The sculpture park was created between the years 1907 and 1942.
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