Aereslunden Cemetery

Oslo, Norway

Vår Frelsers gravlund was created in 1808 as a result of the great famine and cholera epidemic of the Napoleonic Wars. Its grounds were extended in 1911. The cemetery has been full since 1952. The cemetery is known primarily for Æreslunden, Norway's main honorary burial ground. Famous Norwegians such as Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, Henrik Wergeland, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Richard Nordrak, Christian Krogh and Alf Prøysen are buried here.

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Akersveien 33, Oslo, Norway
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Founded: 1808
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Norway

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Anna Wueller (3 years ago)
Beautiful resting place.
KAJAL CHAKRABARTY (3 years ago)
My dear friends all human want peace iwant peace he want peace she want peace but it is depend on our system this type is Norwegian s our saviors cemetery is very beautifull place here all people come with peace fully enjoing with many experience share ibelive this is our tension problem s solution thank you all my dear friends
Kyung Cho (4 years ago)
This is the first time visiting a cemetery while on a trip abroad. The cemetery is a beautiful and peaceful place to go. A final resting place for many well known Norwegians. Edvard Munch, the most famous Norwegian artist is buried at the cemetery. Located about 15 minutes walk from Mathallen Oslo, Food Hall. Surprisingly, I felt re-energized after visiting Munich’s grave site.
Andrija Bernik (4 years ago)
At the entrance there is a friendly cat if you like them :) so bring here something to :) This peaceful place is known for famous artist such as Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen. It is clean and well organized.
Amy Chaudri (5 years ago)
Cool cemetery with some famous names. It was a bit tough finding the entrance coming from Damstredet, but we entered through Wessels gate.
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