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Nordmarka

Nordmarka, Oslo 890, Norway
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Ranked #6 of 211 attractions in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Hiking Trails, Forests
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

If you need the clearness of mind, then this is the place for you. Its truely amazing. Clean fresh air, walks for miles and miles, and beautiful trees and stunning scenery. Its far from boring,thats for sure! Go and see for yourself. The beauty here, creates a peace of mind like no other, its simply stunning!!

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Cairo, Egypt
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The scenery is quite boring, just miles and miles of evergreen trees. Nothing impressing to see anywhere. Quite boring for walking. Ok for cross country skiing, or for working out biking og running.

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Oslo, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I dont know many capital cities around the world that have such a place within its border. You may take the subway into it! In winter you may rent skies to go downhill or "the Norwegian style" just use ready made tracks into the forest. Signs show you the way (letters are red for winter, and blue for summer). Visit... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We took the #1 metro line to Frognerseteren which was the end of the line. From there we embarked on a short but beautiful height. The signs were easy enough to follow, but I would plan on bringing a map of cell phone if you're going close to darkness.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Gorgeous outdoor nature area with easy access from the city centre - go to the Holmenkollen ski jump and the Frognerseteren restaurant (sit outside during the summer to get views of the city) while you're there!

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Oslo, Norway
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102 reviews 102 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Green, fresh air, more Oxygine, less or simply no traffic sign, a pathway, great place for joggers, walkers, wanders, picnic or simply a weekend break.

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UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stunning view - in close proximity of the city! You can literally start your trip as soon as you step out of the public transport, and most people suggest to take tram no. 1 and start from that end. Fortunately or unfortunately for us, we took a bus (we intended to go to Opera but went the wrong direction) and... More

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Visited here once by public transit, to enjoy the views and of course the amazing apple cake! We had Oslo passes which covered our transit fares. A lovely August day, sunshine! The second time we drove up and had lunch. Lovely old 1890s building has been a cafe/restaurant since that time. Great spot for hiking, or just enjoying the view... More

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Hovik, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

You can take tram No.1 from the National Theatre St. and 20 minutes later with fabolus view be in the forrest for 2'walk to Frognerseteren Restaurant, eat apple cake or some Norwegian dishes or a 15 ' walk down to Holmenkollen Ski Jump or walk a 20, or 3 hours walk summer as winter (ski). It is also a small... More

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