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Lovely quiet stroll in peaceful surroundings

My wife and I saw this cemetery whilst visiting the Vigeland Sculpture Park. We had not intended... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Nice for a quiet stroll

Vestre gravlund contains an international war cementary where soldiers who fell during WWII from... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Marita B
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13 Aug 2017
“Lovely quiet stroll in peaceful surroundings”
2 Jun 2017
“Nice for a quiet stroll”
The cemetery and chapel were inagurated in 1902. Naturally laid out urn graves with stone settings from 1939. In connection with the cemetery is Vestre Krematorium (Western Crematorium). The city's largest war memorial is situated here - the final...more
Soerkedalsveien 66, Oslo 0369, Norway
+47 23 36 56 00
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and I saw this cemetery whilst visiting the Vigeland Sculpture Park. We had not intended visiting it but were very glad we did. It has several sections allocated to foreign military people who had died in Norway from World War 2. It included...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Vestre gravlund contains an international war cementary where soldiers who fell during WWII from the Soviet, Netherlands, Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway are buried. In addition, the United States, France, Yugoslavia and the United Kingdom have raised memories of their fallen compatriots. This part is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Marita B
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Such a peaceful and well-kept cemetery. It's quiet and serene, and a perfect place to visit after the tourist mayhem at the sculpture park. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank seg478
Reviewed 6 June 2015

This large cementary is a subway ride away from the city center. It's peaceful and well kept. This is also the cementary where the war memorials are located. It's just next to the Vigaland Park.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Vestre Gravlund is Norway's largest graveyard, measuring 243 square metres. The place is well looked after so it's always green and nicely decorated with flowers. A fine place for relaxing together with the squirrels and various birds. Also a popular spot for jogging, dog walking...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank FyFazan
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Any Travellers who feel they need a bit of peace and quiet while in town should consider coming here, it is the most beautiful, serene, peaceful, lovely spot in Oslo! I have family here so I come quite often to water flowers and it is...More

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank Patricia K
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