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Things to do in Eastern Norway

 

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Oslo Opera House (Oslo)
Ranked #1 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Theaters; Operas
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Ranked #2 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Parks

Home to some 192 sculptures by its namesake, the Vigeland sculpture park is the cynosure of Norway's artistic landscape. Financed by a medley of corporate and governmental... more »

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Ranked #3 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Parks
Owner description: Frognerparken is the biggest park in the central parts of Oslo. It is a popular recreational area for both its neighbours and... more » Owner description: Frognerparken is the biggest park in the central parts of Oslo. It is a popular recreational area for both its neighbours and people from other parts of Oslo. On a nice summer day, the park is full of people here you can go for a run, walk the dog, have a picnic or barbecue, play badminton or just do some sunbathing. Frognerparken has Norway's biggest collection of roses a total of 14,000 plants of 150 different species. Frogner Stadium and Frogner Open-Air Bath is located in one corner of the park, towards Majorstua. In the corner by Frogner plass, you find Frogner Manor House and Oslo City Museum. As a part of Frognerparken, you will also find Vigelandsparken (Vigeland Sculpture Park), Oslo's most visited attraction. Frognerparken has a summer-open café and a restaurant. And children can play in Norway's biggest playground, located between the main gates and Frogner Manor House. « less
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Mesna Ride- og Aktivitetssenter (Ringsaker Municipality)
Ranked #4 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: Mesna Activities & Accommodation Our Activities: We are specialized in Icelandic Horseback Riding. This means fast-paced... more » Owner description: Mesna Activities & Accommodation Our Activities: We are specialized in Icelandic Horseback Riding. This means fast-paced tours of varied terrain - a great way to experience the Norwegian nature. Some of our customers say that we have Europe’s best riding area – a statement we totally agree with. We offer trips for both beginners and advanced riders and place great emphasis on finding a horse that fits your skills. In addition to riding, we can also offer dog sledding, ice bathing, snowtubes, archery, river kayaking, banqueting rooms and much more.Our Accommodation: Mesna Accommodation is located only a few hundred meters from the Riding centre. This is the perfect place to relax after a busy day! Please read more about Mesna Accommodation on it´s separate page here on Tripadvisor. Our Location: Mesna is surrounded by beautiful Norwegian wilderness. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to Lillehammer (the Olympic City of 1994) and 15 minutes to Sjusjøen - Norway's mecca for winter sports. To get a better idea of our location, we would recommend you to look up our address, ”Sørmessenvegen 723 Mesnali”, in google maps. « less
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Ranked #5 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Specialty Museums; Ships
Polar ship Fram, arctic artifacts and exhibitions.
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Ranked #6 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Bodies of Water

Here are a couple of websites with information about this destination: Bygdoy Museums and transport Bygdoy Information   more »

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Nordmarka (Oslo)
Ranked #7 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cross-country Ski Areas; Hiking Trails; Forests
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Ranked #8 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #9 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers; Lookouts; Sports Complexes; Specialty Museums
Owner description: A historic landmark in the Norwegian consciousness, Holmenkollen embodies more than a century of skiing tradition. Inside the... more » Owner description: A historic landmark in the Norwegian consciousness, Holmenkollen embodies more than a century of skiing tradition. Inside the actual ski jump is the Holmenkollen Ski Museum, the world's oldest ski museum. The museum presents over 4,000 years of skiing history and polar exploration artifacts. The observation deck on top of the jump tower offers panoramic views of Oslo. Open 365 days a year! « less
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Ranked #10 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Oslo's most popular toboggan run starts at Frognerseteren and ends at Midtstuen metro station. At the end of a run, you can... more » Owner description: Oslo's most popular toboggan run starts at Frognerseteren and ends at Midtstuen metro station. At the end of a run, you can catch the metro back up to Frognerseteren for another run. Korktrekkeren is 2000 metres long, and the elevation drop is 255 metres. One non-stop ride at full speed takes 8-10 minutes. The metro from Midtstuen to Frognerseteren takes 13 minutes. Sled rentals Sleds for rent (Akeforeningen) next to Frognerseteren Restaurant, at the bottom of the hill from the Frognerseteren subway stop. Helmet rental is free. « less
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Ranked #11 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Natural History Museums
Owner description: This is Norway's largest and oldest folk museum. It includes an open-air collection of more than 150 houses taken from... more » Owner description: This is Norway's largest and oldest folk museum. It includes an open-air collection of more than 150 houses taken from various regions of Norway, as well as an indoor museum with various exhibitions. « less
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Oslomarka (Oslo)
Ranked #12 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: The term Oslomarka is usually used for all the recreational areas around Oslo. Marka is the administrative name for the part... more » Owner description: The term Oslomarka is usually used for all the recreational areas around Oslo. Marka is the administrative name for the part of it that lies inside the city limits and contains hiking trails, recreation facilities, forests and lakes. « less
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Oslo Fjord (Oslo)
Ranked #13 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Ranked #14 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Parks; Art Museums
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Ranked #15 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #16 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #17 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Military Bases/ Facilities
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Colosseum (Oslo)
Ranked #18 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #19 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #20 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: History Museums; Military Museums
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Ranked #21 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Specialty Museums; Science Museums
Owner description: The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology (Norsk Teknisk Museum) is the national museum for technology, industry,... more » Owner description: The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology (Norsk Teknisk Museum) is the national museum for technology, industry, science and medicine. The museum has over 20 permanent and temporary exhibitions about energy, oil, industry, medicine, airplanes, cars and trains. The Science Centre is a place for curious minds. Explore natural science and technological principles in the areas of energy, physical phenomena, the body, mathematics and the universe. The Robot Centre and The Planetarium are both found here. The National Museum of Medicine explains how people's lives have changed over the last 150 years through improvements in public health, medicine and healthcare. The museum is integrated in the Museum of Science and Technology. The museum café serves Italian and Greek food, hot dogs, coffee, ice cream and cakes. CLOSED: Mondays (winter), 1 January, 1 May, 17 May, 24-26 December, 31 December. Norwegian name: Norsk Teknisk Museum « less
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Hafjell Alpinsenter (Oyer Municipality)
Ranked #22 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Welcome to Hafjell Alpine CenterAt the Hafjell Alpine Centre, skiers can have a blast skiing down more than 40 kilometers of... more » Owner description: Welcome to Hafjell Alpine CenterAt the Hafjell Alpine Centre, skiers can have a blast skiing down more than 40 kilometers of slopes at varying levels of difficulty. There are 31 different slopes ranging from green slopes (beginner), nine blue slopes (easy) and seven red slopes (intermediate) to four black slopes (advanced). The overall drop on the mountain is 835 metres. So whether you are a beginner or an expert, a great skiing experience awaits you here in Hafjell. « less
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Ranked #23 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Visit Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft as well as his reed boat RAII.
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Ranked #24 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Ranked #25 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #26 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Owner description: Geilo Snowsport is all about helping you to enjoy the great outdoors. This can be on Alpine/Telemark/Cross Country skis,... more » Owner description: Geilo Snowsport is all about helping you to enjoy the great outdoors. This can be on Alpine/Telemark/Cross Country skis, snowboard or adaptive equipment. We offer private instruction, social group classes, fun family and corporate activities. Geilo Snowsports is located at Slaatta Skisenter which is a great ski area for all abilities. We also offer ski passes, equipment rentals/servicing and cafe. « less
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Ranked #27 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Parks
Owner description: Beitostolen Ski School From then until now ...... Steinar Hovi started in 1965 with a ski school sign at the bottom of the... more » Owner description: Beitostolen Ski School From then until now ...... Steinar Hovi started in 1965 with a ski school sign at the bottom of the ski slope. He rented out a few pairs of skis and gave lessons to his guests. The ski school still got a sign at the bottom of the slope where all our instructors meets their guests. There has been a rapid development, more runs, new lifts and activities since 1965. Beitostolen Ski School has developed a department that offers activities and events for all seasons. This department is Beitostolen Active. Ski school department offers instruction in alpine skiing,adaptive skiing, snowboarding, telemark, cross country, freeride, park and in the powdersnow in Raudalen! We also offer internationally recognized education of guides and instructors. Via the DNS ( The Norwegian Ski School Oranisation) Many guests returns year after year with their companies for different events. It is also popular to book activities for the bachelorette party, birthdays, training sessions and groups of friends all year round « less
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Hovedoya (Oslo)
Ranked #28 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Islands

Hovedoya is a very small island off the coast of Oslo. There are two boat route that land on the North side of the island (#93 and 93). The abbey ruins are a nice place for a... more »

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Ranked #29 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Museum/exhibiton in the apartment of the world famous author.
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Ranked #30 of 886 attractions in Eastern Norway
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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