Oslo Things to Do

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  • 1. Vigelandsparken

    The iconic Vigeland Sculpture Park - the largest such park in the world - is one of Norway's most famous tourist attractions. Open year round, this unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland's lifework...

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  • 2. Akershus Fortress

    4 out of 5 stars

    Rising above the Oslofjord on the promontory of Akersnes sits the majestic Akershus Fortress, built by Håkon V at the end of the 13th Century. Take your time to wander the grounds and ramparts with...

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  • 3. City Hall

    4 out of 5 stars

    Oslo's enormous City Hall (Rådhuset) is undoubtedly one of the city's great landmarks. This imposing square building, built of concrete faced with brick, was designed by Arnstein Arneberg and Magnus...

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  • 4. 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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  • 5. Holmenkollen

    Inside the ski jump is the Holmenkollen Ski Museum, the oldest of its kind in the world. The museum presents over 4,000 years of skiing history, Norwegian polar exploration artifacts and an exhibition...

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  • 6. Norwegian Folk Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of Europe's largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a stave church from the year 1200. The indoor exhibits show traditional handicraft items, folk...

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  • 7. Royal Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Located high up on the northwest end of Karl Johansgate, the Norwegian Royal Palace, built in 1825, dominates the cityscape. Although the impressive 173-room building is not open to the public,...

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  • 8. Aker Brygge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Built around an abandoned shipyard, Oslo'a Aker Brygge area is the heart and soul of the city. Bustling and vibrant day and night, its stunning architecture - that magnificent blend of new and old...

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  • 9. Kon Tiki Museum

    4.5 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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  • 10. Karl Johansgate

    4 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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  • 11. 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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  • 12. Munch Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Dedicated to the life and work of Norway's greatest painter, Edvard Munch (1863-1944), the Munch Museum contains a vast collection of paintings, graphic art, drawings, watercolors and sculptures from...

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  • 13. National Gallery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Oslo's National Gallery is an art museum containing a collection of European art including works by famous artists, such as Edvard Munch, Cézanne, van Gogh, Monet, and many others. It is housed in an...

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  • 14. Domkirke Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    Although consecrated in 1697, Oslo's Cathedral has been rebuilt and renovated numerous times. Its tower was rebuilt in 1850, while its interior was renovated soon after the end of WWII. Notable...

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  • 15. Nationaltheatret

    4 out of 5 stars

    Inaugurated in 1899, the Oslo National Theatre (Nationaltheatret in Norwegian) was designed by the local architect Henrik Bull in a mix of Neoclassical and Baroque styles using brick and stone. The...

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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. Nobel Peace Center

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nobel Peace Prize museum with an exciting combination of changing and permanent exhibitions that promote popular interest in issues relating to war, peace and conflict resolution. The Peace Prize...

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  • 23. 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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  • 24. University

    These three monumental Neoclassical buildings known as Domus Academia, Domus Media, and Domus Campus in the centre of Oslo are the original campus of the University of Oslo. Though the university was...

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  • 25. 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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