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Ranked #1 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Operas; Theaters; Cultural
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Ranked #2 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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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Ranked #3 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Art Museums; Parks; Museums
Owner description: The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist... more » Owner description: The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions. The park is open to visitors all year round. The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland's lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Vigeland was also in charge of the design and architectural layout of the park. The Vigeland Park was mainly completed between 1939 and 1949. Most of the sculptures are placed in five units along an 850 meter long axis: The Main gate, the Bridge with the Children's playground, the Fountain, the Monolith plateau and the Wheel of Life. « less
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Ranked #4 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Biking Trails; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods, park-like countryside, view of the sea, swimming areas,... more » Owner description: One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods, park-like countryside, view of the sea, swimming areas, historic buildings and the royal cows are some of the sights to see along the way. Arrive from Aker Brygge via the 3-km cycle route along Frognerstranda to Hengesengveien, Bygdoy. Continue to Holsts vei - Rideveien - Huk - P.T. Mallingsvei - Langviksvei - Huk Aveny - Museumsveien - Wedels vei - Dronning Biancas vei Distance: 7 km Incline: insignificant Roadway: primarily fine gravel roads « less
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Ranked #5 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Scenic Drives; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Ships; Specialty Museums; Museums
Polar ship Fram, arctic artifacts and exhibitions.
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Ranked #7 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Forests; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cross-country Ski Areas; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable... more » Owner description: Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs. « less
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Ranked #9 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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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Ranked #10 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Sports Complexes; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; 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 #11 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Natural History Museums; Specialty Museums; 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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Ranked #12 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums; 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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Ranked #15 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Visit Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft as well as his reed boat RAII. In 2014 The Kon-Tiki Museum celebrate the 100... more » Owner description: Visit Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft as well as his reed boat RAII. In 2014 The Kon-Tiki Museum celebrate the 100 years of Thor Heyerdahls birth with new and upgraded exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #17 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: ; Gardens; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Islands; Outdoors

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 #20 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural

Oslo City Hall is open to the public for visits and tours from 9am-5pm every day. Here is a link to more information about tours. Oslo City Hall Information City Hall photos more »

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Ranked #22 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Ranked #23 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
Owner description: Actually a mausoleum, this unusually-shaped building is decorated inside with an 800 square meter fresco which took Emanuel... more » Owner description: Actually a mausoleum, this unusually-shaped building is decorated inside with an 800 square meter fresco which took Emanuel Vigeland 20 years to paint. « less
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Ranked #24 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: A private museum collection featuring postwar and contemporary paintings and sculptures by Norwegian and other European... more » Owner description: A private museum collection featuring postwar and contemporary paintings and sculptures by Norwegian and other European artists. « less
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Ranked #25 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
Museum/exhibiton in the apartment of the world famous author.
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Ranked #26 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Seaside village and resort in the Oslo Fjord; art galleries, museums.
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Ranked #27 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his death in 1940, and this museum is the result. It... more » Owner description: Edvard Munch bequeathed a large portion of his work to the city before his death in 1940, and this museum is the result. It contains books, paintings, drawings, scuptures and letters. « less
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Ranked #28 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #29 of 170 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: The Royal Palace is situated on a rise at one end of Oslo’s main thoroughfare, Karl Johans gate. It was officially taken into... more » Owner description: The Royal Palace is situated on a rise at one end of Oslo’s main thoroughfare, Karl Johans gate. It was officially taken into use on 26 July 1849 by King Oscar I.The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer season. Visitors follow a guided tour through the most important rooms of the Palace. There is usually also a special exhibition each year, as part of the tour. Tickets are available at Billettservice.no and at the entrance.The main changing of the guard takes place every day at 1.30 PM.The Royal Palace is where the daily work of the monarchy is conducted and where the King and Queen live. It is where the King presides over the Council of State, grants audiences and holds official dinners. Foreign heads of state who visit Oslo stay at the Palace. Most of the members of the Royal Court have their workplace here. « less
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Ranked #30 of 170 attractions in Oslo
Category: Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: The two small roads Damstredet and Telthusbakken are found just below the medieval church Gamle Aker kirke. This is a... more » Owner description: The two small roads Damstredet and Telthusbakken are found just below the medieval church Gamle Aker kirke. This is a charming and pictoresque part of town with well-preserved and inhabited wooden houses from the late 18th and early 19th century. The allotment gardens on the south side of Telthusbakken give the area a countryside atmosphere. « less
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