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Our Saviour's Memorial Cemetery

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11 Aug 2017
“Beautiful, well kept cemetery”
7 Aug 2017
“Graves of Munch and Ibsen”
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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
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The cemetery is a must see in Oslo. It has some beautiful graves and natural surroundings. Visit Munch and Ibsen and enjoy some lovely scenery (morbid I know).

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Laurenrenae
Reviewed 15 March 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 2daygabriel
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old graveyard perfect for a peaceful stroller walk. Don't miss Ibsen's grave when you're here.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 24 July 2014

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

Date of experience: May 2014
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