Selma Lagerlöf

Karlstad
One of Swedens most loved and famous writers stands statue in Karlstad.
Selma Lagerlöf has recieved a beautiful spot where she sits opposite Wermland Opera and near the water of Klarälven. It was the teacher Thyra Freding who urged the town of Karlstad to erect the statue of the writer. She thouht that the people of Värmland owed a debt of gratitude to Selma Lagerlöf and a monument should be made in memory of her. The statue was completed in time for the 100th anniversary of her birth in 1958.
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Place
Organizer
Karlstad kommun - Kultur- och Fritidsförvaltningen
Västra Torggatan 26
651 84 Karlstad
+46 545400000
http://karlstad.se/
Name
Selma Lagerlöf
Address
Våxnäsgatan
2
653 40 Karlstad
Municipality: Karlstad
Directions
Opposite Karlstad Teater (theatre), by the river. In Klara.
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