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Ranked #1 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Theaters; Operas
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Ranked #2 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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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 204 attractions in Oslo
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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Ranked #4 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #5 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Bodies of Water; Biking Trails
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 #6 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Specialty Museums; Ships
Polar ship Fram, arctic artifacts and exhibitions.
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Ranked #7 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Nature/ Wildlife 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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Ranked #8 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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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 #9 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cross-country Ski Areas; Hiking Trails; Forests
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Ranked #10 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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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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Ranked #11 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Bodies of Water; Hiking Trails
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 #12 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Parks; Art Museums
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Ranked #13 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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 #14 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Ranked #15 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #16 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #17 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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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Ranked #18 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Ranked #19 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Specialty Museums; History 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 #20 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: History Museums; Military Museums
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Ranked #21 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #22 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Gardens; Museums
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Ranked #23 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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 #24 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites

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 #25 of 204 attractions in Oslo
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #26 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Historic Sites
Seaside village and resort in the Oslo Fjord; art galleries, museums.
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Ranked #27 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Art 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 #28 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Oslo Ski Center consists of both Grefsenkleiva and Trollvannskleiva and features 5 slopes, 4 lifts, ski and snowboard... more » Owner description: Oslo Ski Center consists of both Grefsenkleiva and Trollvannskleiva and features 5 slopes, 4 lifts, ski and snowboard lessons, cross-country trails, a sledging hill, ski and snowboard rentals and 2 cafés. Grefsenkleiva has the longer slopes for experienced skiers and snowboarders. The longest i 900 metres long. Here you also find a big jump, rails, and several small jumps. There are two cafés where you can warm yourself up or buy something to eat or drink. Outdoor toilets. Trollvannskleiva is very well suited for children and beginners. The slope slants easily downhill, and the plate lift is easy to use. There is also a ski and snowboard school, equipment rental, sledging hill etc. « less
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Ranked #29 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Museum/exhibiton in the apartment of the world famous author.
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Ranked #30 of 204 attractions in Oslo
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of... more » Owner description: The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests and industrial history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to Honse-Lovisas hus (a small, red house) and the Beier bridge. « less
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