Olav Tryggvason Monument
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ldgp14
Walsall, UK2,672 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
It is impossible to miss the statue of Olav imposing itself on the main square of Trondheim. It is an impressive statue in a nice square.
Written 1 November 2021
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geocacher2016
Aerzen, Germany36 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
Nice place, have been here with Erasmus group. I think it would look even better on sunny days but anyway also a good and practical meeting point in the city.
Written 6 September 2021
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Conrad N
Whitstable, UK717 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
Town Square of Trondheim with a tall column and statue of the first king at the centre. The square is currently being renovated, so fencing and piles of slabs around. The square is not particularly remarkable unless you like McDonald's. We passed through it on the way to the Cathedral from the ferry, took a picture of the statue and moved on.
Written 15 August 2019
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ITRT
Virginia38,004 contributions
Jun 2019
King Olav monument, located in the town center square of Trondheim, is a gray column approximately 48 feet tall with an 11+ foot statue of King Olav on top. The area where the statue stands is currently being renewed and will be completed in 2020.
Written 6 August 2019
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Terry M
Hamilton, Canada4,307 contributions
Jul 2019 • Solo
Olaf Tryggvason is at the core of Norwegian history as first a king and then a saint. He is also the first son of Trondheim. The statue is situated in the Trondheim Torg, the main square of the city. Sitting atop an obelisk, the bronze statue is 18m high. It was unveiled in 1921.
Written 17 July 2019
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yandinazetland
Stonehaven, UK2,605 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
The town square is undergoing building works and is really a construction site at present. This impressive statue sits on a 28 metre high pillar looking over the main city - he founded this pleasant town - so maybe he deserves to do so.
Written 13 April 2019
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Marit_Trondheim
Trondheim, Norway14 contributions
Dec 2018 • Family
This tall monument of is placed in the very middle of the town centre. You really can't miss it, as it is so sentral and you can see the monument from quite a distance.

Olav Tryggvason (968-1000) was king in Norway from 995 to 1000. He is considered to be the founder of Trondheim (which has been numbered to 997, but recent archaeological finds suggest that there was a settlement in Trondheim already a few decades earlier).

Olav Tryggvason is also known for having started Norwegian mining history.
Written 9 December 2018
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JonDoe04134
Umeå, Sweden4,170 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
A simple statue of an important historic figure, it's just a shame it stands in the middle of a construction site right now.
Written 6 September 2018
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Robert A
Phoenix, AZ3,466 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
King Olav Tryggvason (968-1000) founded Trondheim and was the instigator of Latin Christianity in Scandinavia...starting turbulent times. Read Njal's Saga.
Written 23 August 2018
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James W
Somers, NY1,161 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
I think the whole square around the monument will be a lot nicer once the construction is finished, but right now, the place is a mess. You can still see the monument though, standing up above it all...
Written 17 August 2018
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