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A classic statue in the heart of Oslo port. Every knows the famous president. I don’t think that is... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Panagiotis K
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Nice history and nice statue - kind of off the beaten track

Not in the main area's of Oslo, off the beaten track. It's nice, but not much to it. Some history... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A classic statue in the heart of Oslo port. Every knows the famous president. I don’t think that is one of the most things that you must see in Oslo. There are more interesting monuments and statues that you can see.

Thank Panagiotis K
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The statue of Franklin Delano Roosevelt seems like a nice general tribute - but its actually due to FDR speech in support of Norwegians resistance fighters against the Nazis , although some journalists thought Norwegians stood by and did nothing against Hitler - FDR wrote...More

1  Thank Shahar L
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Not in the main area's of Oslo, off the beaten track. It's nice, but not much to it. Some history to it (around WW 2). Near City Hall, so if in that area worth a quick walk over.

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

very nice statue of this famed president. Was just walking and found it,,,and was impressed. Very nice tribute

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We came upon this statue as we wandered around the waterfront of Oslo. FDR was so honored by the Norwegians as a result of his "Look to Norway" speech given during World War II. His speech centers on Norway's courage and resistance during the war.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

There is a statue in Oslo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It’s a fairly nice statue but it’s still a statue and not a lot to look at. Takes under ten minutes.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We were touring downtown Oslo and came upon a beautiful statue of FDR overlooking the Peace Center and dock area. It is very near the Parliament building and a fortress wall. We had to investigate-- There is a long history here. Norway reveres FDR. He...More

Thank Alberta S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Franklin D. Roosevelt in Oslo? I figured it had to do with something with World War II, and it does. This was one way that Norway said thank you to the United States and F.D.R. for aid that was given to Norway during the war...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 22 September 2017

When I took a long walk down by the sound in front of the City Hall, there is a very nice area that you can enjoy right around this area.

1  Thank LewisB78
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The reasons why there is a statue of FDR near the Oslo Harbor is simple: President Roosevelt helped Queen Marthe and her three children - today one is the king of Norway - escape Norway when the Germans invaded Norway. Also, they came and lived...More

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