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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...more
We took a Viking Biking tour Off the Beaten Path, and rode along the river, it is just an amazing area, calm, green, there is a waterfall, restaurants. I would highly recommend going there for a nice walk or bike ride. We went on a...More
Akerselva River is Oslo's main river. It is not an attraction per se, but one of the things that creates the city special spirit. Walking is enjoyable, but the overall impression may depend [quite a bit] on the city area/district.
This river that goes through Oslo is definitely worth visiting, taking a walk along it for an hour or two. There is lots of information about it (in English) -- just google it -- and there you will find a description of all the sights...More
This river provides a nice little nature walk through the big city that most visitors might miss. Its worth checking out for those who have time and want to do some people watching and get a little exercise at the same time.
The riverwalk along the Akerselva River is a hidden gem in Oslo. We stayed in the Grunerlokka neighborhood and jumped right on the trail near the National Academy of the Arts. It's a peaceful oasis in Oslo passing by parks, cafes, apartment buildings, and businesses....More
Take the bus uphill and start walking downhill, along weirs, waterfalls and old mills. See young families with happy children enjoying the playgrounds along the way, the further down you get the more people you meet. The market hall is a good place for a...More
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Akerselva is shorter and more narrow. No boats can travel the river. The river is also "wilder", due to obstacles and waterfalls. The river starts from the lake where Oslo get its drinking water, and you can follow the river... More
Akerselva is shorter and more narrow. No boats can travel the river. The river is also "wilder", due to obstacles and waterfalls. The river starts from the lake where Oslo get its drinking water, and you can follow the river by feet or bicycle the 8,2 km long river. Enjoy!