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Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery)

Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery) Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn
Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery) Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn

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Cemetery and chapel inagurated in 1902 behind Vigeland Park. The naturally laid out urn graves with stone settings are from 1939.

Vestre gravlund includes Oslo's largest war memorial - the final home of 331 Soviet, 102 British, Danish, Jugoslavian, Polish, Swedish and Norwegian inhabitants.

The cemetery office is open on weekdays 8 am-3 pm.

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Metro No.2/5 > Borgen
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Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery) - Photo: VisitOSLO/Christian Rafn

Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery)

Cemetery and chapel inagurated in 1902 behind Vigeland Park. The naturally laid out urn graves with stone settings are from 1939. Vestre gravlund inc...

Vestre gravlund (Western Cemetery)

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