Vestre Gravlund is a cemetery in the Frogner borough of Oslo, Norway, located next to the Borgen metro station. At 243acre, it is the largest cemetery in Norway. It was inaugurated in September 1902 and also contains a crematorium.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vestre Gravlund by using our Oslo day trip planner.
Per Aabel (1902–1999), actor Eyvind Alnæs (1872–1932), composer Lasse Aasland (1926–2001), politician Gunnar Andersen (1890–1968), footballer and ski jumper Karsten Andersen (1920–1997), composer Johan Anker (1871–1940), sailor Trygve Bratteli (1910–1984), prime minister Alfred Eriksen (1918–1991), Olympic fencer Kirsten Flagstad (1895–1962), opera singer (unmarked headstone) Erland Frisvold (1877–1971), politician and colonel Einar Gerhardsen (1897–1987), prime minister Kjell Hallbing (1934–2004), writer Gunvor Hofmo (1921–1995), poet and writer Leif Juster (1910–1995), comedian Casey Kasem (1932–2014), actor, voice actor and radio celebrity (unmarked headstone) Ada Kramm (1899–1981), actress Martin Linge (1894–1941), actor and army captain Halvard Storm (1877–1964), 20th century artist/etcher of Norwegian landscapes. Gunnar Tolnæs (1879–1940), actor Egil Holst Torkildsen (1916–1979), National Socialist editor and activist
Vestre Gravlund Reviews
A typical Norwegian cemetery. While in some countries the tombs are enormous marble constructions, like the tombs of some Egyptian pharaos, the Norwegian stones are usually never larger than 1 meter.... more »
My wife and I saw this cemetery whilst visiting the Vigeland Sculpture Park. We had not intended visiting it but were very glad we did. It has several sections allocated to foreign military people... more »
Probably the biggest graveyard in the country, it is of course, a nice park as well. Nice for a pokemon go stroll. There is a tube station next to it which leads to downtown. This place is also connected (walking distance) to Frogner park and Vigelands park.
Clean and nice ssnatorie
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