Statue of Olav Tryggvason,

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The town square, not too crowded. King Olav Tryggvason (lifespan 968–1000) founded the town in the year 997; he is still there on the top of the granite pillar
(2006-06-12)

The statue was made by Wilhelm Rasmussen (1879–1965) and unveiled in 1921. The height from the ground to the top of the helmet is 18 meters. On the ground the tiling forms a large sundial. This page This page This page shows a more grandiose work by this artist.


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