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  • 26. Botanical Park

    There is a greenhouse in the Botanical park called Victoriahuset or The House of Victoria. It dates back to 1876 and was specially designed to house the giant water lilies from the Amazons. I adore...

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  • 27. Sognsvann

    Beach and sun around Oslo? Yes, this is possible at the long sunny days in the summer at Sognsvann. The place is ideal for walks, jogging and breathing fresh air. In the middle you'll see an island...

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  • 28. Christiania Torv

    Until 1736 "Christiania gamle torv" - Christiania´s old square used to be the main square in Oslo. Now Stortorget square has taken its place. Here used to be the old City Hall, see the building to the...

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  • 29. Historical Museum

    There was a strike in Norway when I visited the Historical museum in June 2012, so only the first and third floor were open to public :( I was visiting with an Oslo pass, but due to the strike the...

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  • 30. Damstredet

    There is a lovely little street of all wooden houses in Darmstredet in Oslo. It caught my eye and I was drawn towards it, even if I was going in another direction. I was not disappointed, it was ever...

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  • 31. Gamle Aker Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Gamle Aker kirke or The Medieval Aker church dates back to at least year 1080 and is Oslo´s oldest church. And thus the oldest building in Oslo. There has been fire in the church several times. The...

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  • 32. Norwegian Shipping Museum

    One of the museums on Bygdöy is The Norwegian Maritime museum. It depicts the history of the Norwegians as a maritime nation in 6 different exhibition halls. There is a dugout oak boat on display...

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  • 33. Kunstindustrimuseet

    Kunstindustrimuseet - The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design. This museum belongs to The National Gallery. Now this is a museum worth visiting for a couple of hours. I went here on a Sunday as then...

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  • 34. Holocaust Museum

    I always support memorials for the Holocaust so that we never forget. Usually people go to the Viking Museum first, and then if you follow the road Huk Aveny and go past the street Fredriksborgveien,...

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  • 35. Olaf Ryes Plass

    The main square in Grünerløkka is Olaf Ryes plass. It is a park as well, not big though. It has been a park since 1890 - named after Olaf Rye, who was a prominent Norwegian/Danish military leader. By...

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  • 36. Zoologisk Museet

    There are Norwegian stuffed animals were behind glass and on display; the species of Norway Fox and Reindeer were interesting stunning. The Asian, Australian, American and African as well as animals...

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  • 37. Norsk Hjem Front Museet

    This museum at Akerhus festning shows 5 years of Nazi occupation in Norway. I was overwhelmed with emotions. I hadn´t know exactly what kind of a museum I was visiting. I had bought the Oslo pass and...

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  • 38. Museet for Samtidskunst

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Museet for samtidskunst or The Museum of Contemporary art is located in a lovely building and was opened in 1990. On display is Norwegian and foreign art from after 1945, 5.000 in all. I am such a fan...

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  • 39. Mineralogisk Museet

    In the botanical garden there are 2 excellent museums side by side in identical buildings with a rose-garden in the middle, The Geological Museum and The Zoological Museum, both excellent museums...

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  • 40. University

    More info and pictures on my homepage «a guided walk through the university of Oslo" restetorget/residual square: "min fremtid lå på restetorget" the residual square saved my future" Every semester,...

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  • 41. Basarhallene

    These charming market halls we can see in the center of Oslo, next to the Oslo Domkirke (Oslo Cathedral). They had been built in 1858 year but now most of them has been modified into small lovely...

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  • 42. Frognerpaken

    Frogner's Park is famous for hosting the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park (see below). But it is also worth taking a short stroll here, for some relaxation. If like me, you are a southerner, you will...

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  • 43. City Museum

    There is a fantastic museum in Vigelandsparken park. It depicts the history of Oslo from the early times until present times. I was overwhelmed, I am such a museum nut. I could have stayed there for...

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  • 44. Slottsparken - Karl Johan

    Left of the Royal palace as seen from Karl Johan is the statue of Queen Maud. She was originally a British princess whose parents were King Edward VII of England and the Danish-born Queen Alexandra...

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  • 45. Oscarshall

    Oscarshall was buildt in the 1850's for King Oscar. The castle belongs to the state now after it was sold by the royal family. It is still at disposal for the royal family and how much they use it...

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  • 46. Margaretakyrkan

    There is a Swedish church in Oslo, Margaretarkyrkan Oslo - Svenska Kyrkan. It belongs to to Swedish established church. It was consecrated in 1925. The church is named after the back then crown...

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