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Replaced Oslo Cathedral's cemetary in 1808. aereslunden (The honorary cemetary) was established in 1904. Famous Norwegians such as Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, Henrik Wergeland, Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Richard Nordrak, Christian Krogh and Alf Proysen...more
If you have a walk near Grűnerløkka district it is easy to find this cemetery. Small modest cemetery but famous norwegians are buried here, like Henrik Ibsen and Edvard Munch. You will find a map at the gate how to find these graves.
We visited this cemetery because we wanted to see Edward Munch's grave which has a bust of the great man himself at the top of a tall column. This visit was not a disappointment as the whole place is like an attractive, well-kept park. There...More
This may not be your first thought when visiting Oslo, but if you have a few days you should definitely include it! The cemetery is truly lovely with beautifully maintained flowers and trees. There are so many old and interesting headstones. This particular site is...More
Graveyards on a snowy day are wonderful places to visit for quiet contemplation. This graveyard, which opened in 1801 for the victims of famine and cholera, is the resting place of many famous Norwegians and is not far from the city centre. Munch, Ibsen, Camilla...More
This cemetery is a very good place to reflect and to get some quiet moments after a busy day. Avoid, though, the peak on the back of Ibsen's gravestone as the sight of used syringes and people using drugs might be very disturbing.
We walked there to see the graves of Ibsen and Munch. It is quiet, serene, and locals walk through there as if it were a park. Worth it if you are in that part of town, probably not worth a special trip just to go...More
In the honor groove(Æreslunden) are many graves of important norwegian people. Here is the grave of Henrik Ibsen probably the most played dramatist in the world. The tombstone is impressive and stable. There is also an angel tombstone made by marmor made by Gustav Vigeland...More