Vigeland park, Main gate (Hovedportalen)

Acquaintance with the Vigeland Park usually begins with the gate, in front of which there is a transport stop.

Oslo, Vigeland park, Main gate (Hovedportalen)

The main entrance (Hovedportalen) is a five gates of light gray granite with cast iron forged doors decorated with square lanterns. The central gate is much larger than the other four. In the lattices fences between the side doors there is a small passes, usually they are open to the public. Entrance to the Park is free.

Oslo, Vigeland park, Main gate (Hovedportalen)

Cast iron doors are made in the form of complex geometric patterns with three-dimensional elements in the center. The project was created by Vigeland in 1924, but they only opened in 1942. The construction was financed by the Norwegian national Bank.

Oslo, Vigeland park, Main gate (Hovedportalen)