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Nordmarka, Oslo 890, Norway
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Ranked #9 of 204 Attractions in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Hiking Trails, Forests
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Oslo, Norway
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great area where you can walk (or ski, or cycle) around for days if you want to. Well sign posted with blue and/or red marks on the trees. Endless possibilities from short, light walks, to more then one day hikes. Bring something to eat and drink (or go to one of the cabins that offer food).

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Akron, OH
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We took the train from downtown Oslo so I could go for a trail run in Nordmarka. The place was bustling on a Sunday afternoon, as it is clearly a popular outdoor destination for residents of Oslo. Not on a par with Central Park in NYC or Stanley Park in Vancouver, but still a nice escape from the city.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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195 reviews 195 reviews
110 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The area north of the city is even with public transport easy to reach (subwayline 1 towards Frognerseteren) From this endstation you can explore the vast forest and lake area. Nice to relax and some point give you great views of the backcountry and even the city. Walking downhill back to the city you can go to Holmenkollen Skyjumping tower... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Excellent idea and good service. The Norwegian Skiing club runs organized transport by bus to the north-west - Ringkollen - part of woodlands just outside Oslo. The bus and bike trailer will take you to a fairly remote area at 600 above sea level and you can enjoy the ride back on your own and at your own pace through... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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186 reviews 186 reviews
90 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Pure nature and probably the best view of Oslo. Though this place is far from Oslo Central, it is worth a visit for nature lovers. Air is crisp and fresh and it is couple of degrees cooler then Oslo. Nice place to go for hike or cycling thru the trails in forest.

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Sarpsborg, Norway
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Og there. Easy as that. There are bus routes going directly from city centre. Some huts serve Food and snacks. High pricerange. Safe.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Visited this place in June 2011 and i cannot forget it till now. I live in Singapore where everything is man made, hot and humid. The plants, animals and nature stuff we see here is totally different from Oslo. it was really an eye opening experience for me while hiking here. Firstly, the air is so so fresh, the hike... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This is the real heart and soul of Oslo. I have lived here for over 25 years and I am still drawn to Nordmarka. In the winter there is skiing and in the summer there is biking, walking and swimming. The other attraction is the beautiful lodges spread out through the forest. You can stop by and get a cup... More

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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The love for outdoor activities is truly manifested in all the city`s inhabitants beeing able to reach the great outdoors in 20 min from center of town. Hiking, fishing and taking care of this National park so close to the capitol.

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Cairo, Egypt
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We loved Nordmarka, it is close to city centre just 20 minutes by metro, T-banen, end of line 1, ticket for 30 NOK each way. The forest there is wonderful many paths through the snow with beautiful almost white trees, snow covered, you just can walk around without getting bored. There is a restaurant near the metro station. One can... More

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