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Bygdoy Peninsula

Oslo, Norway
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Singapore, Singapore
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Bygdoy is a lovely place in which to spend an afternoon wandering about, admiring the stunning beautifully maintained homesteads all patriotically flying their Norwegian Flags, visiting one or more of the numerous museums (we did the Kon-Tiki and the Viking ship museum) and enjoying a drink at one of the local eateries while waiting for the ferry to Oslo. If... More

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Brighton, East Sussex UK
17 reviews 17 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The Peninsula offers a wide range of museum experiences all of which accept the Oslo card available from the City's tourist office as does the ferry boat from Oslo harbour. We visited the 5 main museums on the Peninsula (the Folk Museum, the Viking Ship Museum, the Fram Museum, The Kon-Tiki and the Maritime museum). we were a little museumed-out... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This is a great area in Oslo that has many Museums within walking distance. The area is very pretty with a mix of parklike settings.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Easy to get to by ferry (or longer, by bus), Bygdoy's attractions include a must-see Viking ship museum and Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki museum. Be prepared for a good deal of walking, though.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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96 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The peninsula is mostly known for its several museums which people visit very often when in Oslo. The area itself and the village is also nice to visit and walk around. Grab a little time at the beach when being there!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Simply amazing!!! It´s a must if you visit Oslo. From my point of view there are three great museums, maybe the best in Oslo: Viking ship museum, Fram Polar Museum and Kon-tiki. My advice: take the ferry #91 from Oslo to Bygdoy, it´s really easy to buy tickets at the port and it leaves every 20 minutes. You will enjoy... More

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26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Lots of museums to see, you can get there I think every 15 - 30 min by bus or ferry (both included in the Oslo Pass). There is a small beach next to the ferry stop. There will be some wind there because, well... it's Norway, but there aren't a lot of beaches in Oslo ;-) You can also walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Bigdøy is easily accessible by boat or bus and contains high quality museums. After several visits over the years, we particularly enjoy the Viking ship museum and the Folk Museum tough other museums are also excellent. Bigdøy is the kind of place where you need to spend two days to enjoy all it offers.

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29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

With all the museums in one area, you'll need to pace yourself. I chose the folk museum because I have always wanted to see a Stave Church, and the Viking Museum. There is also the Fram ship and the Kon Tiki.

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Moscow, Russia
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37 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We spent 5 hours wandering from one museum to the next one. Eating and drinking. Liking (Kon Tiki and the Viking ship) or being indifferent (in Fram and Folk). Come by sea ang return by bus. As it was a rainy morning we come by a sightseeing bus from the Central Railway Station (NOK 250).

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