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A landmark

This proud monument is a remarkable sight in Trondheim. Throughout history the viking kings settled... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torger B
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Can't miss this in the center of the city

It is easy to just walk past a monument like this - but take a closer look, that is the head of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer A
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Kongens gate | Trondheim Torg, Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of the main squRe it is an average monument but probably of more importance to the locals. As of July 2018 the square is undergoing major works and difficult to get close.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This proud monument is a remarkable sight in Trondheim. Throughout history the viking kings settled in town, and Olav Tryggvason is one of the most famous.

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a statue in the main square. The palace is close by. There is also a small mall conveniently located, as well as many restaurants nearby. There was a lot of construction at the time I visited. It could be a handy meeting place.

Thank NIB80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is easy to just walk past a monument like this - but take a closer look, that is the head of the old chief. This monument is to the first King Olav who established the trading colony here and took control from the pagan/tribal...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The statue by sculptor Wilhelm Rasmussen honors King Olav Tryggvason who was the city's founder. The statue is 18-metre tall is mounted on top of an obelisk. It was unveiled in 1921. It was interesting to see local firefighters, not 100% if they were, taking...More

Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed when we came to the square as most of its historic buildings have disappeared, only to be replaced by 70's grey buildings containing McDonalds and Burger Kings. The Olav Tryggvason Monument is impressive but that's the only impressive thing about...More

Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The square is very impressive,and the obelisk at its centre is at the fulcrum of the axes that are the roads leading from the Square. "All roads lead to Olav".

Thank 2aussies177
Reviewed 22 September 2017

You can find it from different parts of Trondheim, just walk around and look for it. Although the post is mostly a landmark, sorrounded by shops than an attraction by itself.

Thank Medelin_13
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This monument is located in the city center. Trondheim is an easy city to walk around. This monument is a landmark.

Thank QECruiser
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is an obvious landmark down town, so a good place to specify when meeting up with someone down town. The monument is nice, worth strolling by to take a look and snap a photo.

Thank James W
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