Oslo Things to Do

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  • 1. Vigelandsparken

    A friend of mine visited Oslo two years ago and brougt me back a book on Vigeland and his history and the park. Well seeing it in real life was fantastic and he was truly a remarkable sculpture with...

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  • 2. Vikingship Museum - Viking Skip Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Oslo is easy to walk around. In the summer take a ferry from the quay to the island where there are 3 museums K50, but over 67 y o it is K30 return. It is about 1km up to the Viking Boat Museum, whole...

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  • 3. Aker Brygge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The pedestrian zone along the harbour is called Akker Brygge and is famous with its restaurants and cafes. I bet it's really pleasant to have a walk during the sunny summer but at -13 degrees with...

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  • 4. Akershus Fortress

    4 out of 5 stars

    Not everything is open on Mondays in Oslo. The Akershus fortress is. It was built in the 13th century to overlook the river and defend the city. In the grounds, there are a load of cannons and...

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  • 5. City Hall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the rooms at City Hall is so amazing that it deserves an additional tip. It is called the Krogh Room. It took my breath away. I had already said "wow" several times while visiting City Hall,...

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  • 6. Holmenkollen

    The Holmenkollen ski jump is one of Oslo's most popular sporting destinations and also a major tourist attraction in itself. Inside the complex is a ski museum and the site on a hilltop over the city...

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  • 7. Royal Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Palace is a symbol of the Norwegian history. It was made as a residence for King Carl Johan in 1849 but it was not finished util his death. The Royal Palace is owned by the state and there live...

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  • 8. Karl Johansgate

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the main street in Oslo, connecting the Central Oslo Station (famous as Oslo S) and The Royal Palace. Except the shops and the nice architechture buildings, the street includes many of Oslo's...

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  • 9. Norwegian Folk Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Another interesting part of the Museum is the exhibition on Sami life and culture. Here, there were models dressed in Sami clothing, I could see how the Sami lived and how they hunted. It was very...

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  • 10. Kon Tiki Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Kon Tiki museum is one of the trio (with Fram and the Viking ships museums) settled on the Bydgoy peninsula facing downtown Oslo. Unlike the other two, this particular locale brings rather mixed...

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  • 11. National Gallery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I learn the there are two painted versions of the iconic Edward Munch painting “The Scream” one painted in 1893 at the National Gallery Oslo shown here, The other painted in 1910 is at the Munch...

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  • 12. Fram Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There are three museums on the Bygdøy peninsula which you can reach by ferry in summer - K50 round trip. The first stop is for the Viking Ship Museum and Folk Museum, then you can walk to the...

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  • 13. Fjord

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We came to Oslo on a cruise ship and had the opportunity to leave through the fjord when evening was falling. It was magical. Small seaside towns dot the landscape. Sailing boats were out. Ferries ply...

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  • 14. Bygdoy - Oslo's Museum Centre

    A visit to Bygdoy is probably on most peoples list, as over here are many good Museums. There are several ways to reach there. We chose to go over by Ferry which was very nice. We passed by some...

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  • 15. Munch Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    When Edvard Munch created this work - Death in the Sickroom – it was remembering the death of his beloved sister, Sophie. Minch’s mother died in 1868, leaving Edvard, who was 5, his three sisters and...

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  • 16. Stortinget - Goverment Building

    4 out of 5 stars

    An impressive building I came across, was Parliament House. NO, dull grey buildling here, but a stylish yellow brick building! I was here at a sad time, only a week after a right-wing extremist set...

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  • 17. Nationaltheatret

    4 out of 5 stars

    Walking down the hill from the Palace, I came across the beautiful National Theatre. Out the front is a paved area with many statues of Norway's great playwrights, including Bjornstjerne Bjornson, who...

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  • 18. Domkirke Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    The main Cathedral, called Our Savior's Church was built in the late 15th century. It was originally located 1.5 km from the present building. After the big fire was built on its present site in 1697.

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  • 19. New Opera House

    Opera House Oslo is well like giant white iceberg floating in Oslo Fjord with an interactive surface one can walk and eat and sunbath on. The roof of the building flows to ground level that turns the...

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  • 20. Spikersuppa

    There is a lovely park in Oslo center, well, more of a square than a park. There is a small pond there with fountains and benches on either side of the pond and it is always filled with people. There...

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  • 21. Middelalderbyen - middelage town

    Now this is a beautiful part of the Gamlebyen area. When I first visited The Middle age town and Gamlebyen I actually passed Bispeborgen and it wasn´t until I was reading tips on VT that I realized...

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  • 22. Grünerløkka

    There is a small park in Grünerløkka called Birkelunden or The Birch Grove. The park is lovely, with a music pavilion from 1926 and a statue of a foal. I have been there several times and it is...

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  • 23. Nobel Peace Center

    The Nobel Prizes for Physics, Literature, Chemistry, Medicine etc are presented in Stockholm but the Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo. The Nobel Peace Centre is located on Oslo Harbour. Tickets K90. We...

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  • 24. Norway's Resistance Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Forsvarsmuseet or Norway´s Resistance museum shows military history in Norway since the Viking times until now. This museum was opened in 1978 and is located in a building from 1860 which used to be...

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  • 25. Tusenfryd

    This place is called "trafikkfryd". After having a simple introduction to traffic rules , you're allowed to drive around in small nice cars and once in a while you have to fill some gas. I really wish...

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