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Leiv Eiriksson Statue

Havnegata, Trondheim 7010, Norway
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Well worth a look.

I was exploring Trondheim, and walking round the harbour after leaving my ferry when I found this... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
gothicwax
,
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
OK

Leiv Eiriksson is used as a symbol of the first emigrant to America. The sculpture is also called... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Janulik
,
Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good18%
  • Average58%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 3, 2018
“Well worth a look. ”
Jan 2, 2018
“OK”
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Havnegata, Trondheim 7010, Norway
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I was exploring Trondheim, and walking round the harbour after leaving my ferry when I found this lovely statue . He stands looking out to sea . He’s one of the many Viking statues in Trondheim . Well worth a walk round to find the...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Leiv Eiriksson is used as a symbol of the first emigrant to America. The sculpture is also called the Emigrants’ Monument. There are similar statues in Greenland, Seattle (first one in 1962) and there will be one at L'Anse aux Meadows in Canada. It's close...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Known as the Viking who discovered America. The panoramic view of the place is very beautiful, both in winter and in summer. Great for enjoying and pondering over life.

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Reviewed May 13, 2015

But the Leiv Eriksson story, short version, is worth a look. If you haven't read it before. So, a nice walk could be a brisk trek along the new seaside walk in Trondheim. Then a quick look at the statue (very short detour at the...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2014

We were at the waterfront to see the "post boat" make it first stop in Trondheim during the summer. This was interesting and quite a celebration. It was worth the block or two walk to the statue and probably about same distance from Rockheim.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Leiv Eiriksson stands forlornly out on the quay in Trondheim. Even getting there from where the cruise ships dock means going out of your way. The statue itself is fine, and the reason for having it is good. It's just that the location is not...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

There is no need at all to go to see it...is really far from the center and without anything sourranding!

Thank surricano
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