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Olav Tryggvason statue

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Olav Tryggvason statue Photo: Visit Trondheim AS
Olav Tryggvason statue Photo: Visit Trondheim
Olav Tryggvason statue Photo: Visit Trondheim
Olav Tryggvason statue Photo: Visit Trondheim
Olav Tryggvason statue Photo: Visit Trondheim

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This 18-metre (58-foot) high statue stands at the centre of the town square and commemorates the Viking king Olav Tryggvason who founded the
city in 997. Round the statue the cobblestone mosaic forms a gigantic sundial.

Sculptor: Wilhelm Rasmussen.

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Olav Tryggvason statue - Photo: Visit Trondheim AS

Olav Tryggvason statue

This 18-metre (58-foot) high statue stands at the centre of the town square and commemorates the Viking king Olav Tryggvason who founded the city in...

Olav Tryggvason statue

Source: Visitnorway

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