Posted by: danielfee | April 5, 2012

Travel Photo of the Day 04-05-2012

Frogner Park - Oslo, Norway

 Frogner Park, also know as Vigeland Park because it contains the lifetime works of Norway’s greatest sculptor Gustav Vigeland, is a 75 acre free park that is always open to the public.  The City of Oslo bought the property in 1896 to secure space for further urban development. The municipal government decided around 1900 to make a park for recreation and sports. Subsequently they decided that Gustav Vigeland’s fountain and all his monuments and statues should be placed in the park. In total the park features 212 bronze and granite sculptures, which include 600 nude, unique figures.

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