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The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer season, usually from late June until the middle of August. Visitors follow a guided tour lasting about one hour, through the most important rooms of the Palace. There is usually also a special...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews karl johans gate open to the public park surrounding king and queen english tour takes place impressive building nice walk buy tickets take pictures walk up nice park worth a visit walk around city centre sunny day guard
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great and fantastic view of a castle from the inside. If you have time, take it! You’re not going to regret it! It’s a monarchy, and it’s Norway!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Plenning
Reviewed yesterday

this was an easy walk from our hotel and sits at the top of the hill overlooking the whole city. The guards are friendly and will talk with you. The gardens and grounds are magnificent especially at the end of May - lilacs, rhododendrums, daffodils,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a magnificent building and is open to the visitors with a guided tour in English. there is a garden on its periphery and a broad roadway.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Akshay345
Reviewed 4 days ago

a little Hapsburg like with pastel colours. Interesting statue in front of building and beautiful gardens for strolling.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked around The Royal Palace in Olso. It's an impressive building; grand in size and perched atop a hill overlooking the city. The gardens surrounding the palace are very pretty, and you can freely walk through them. It was amusing to watch the guards...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank radx4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Royal Palace (Norwegian: Slottet or formally Det kongelige slott) in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of the French-born King Charles III of Norway, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden. The palace is the official residence of the current Norwegian monarchwhile the Crown Prince resides at Skaugum in Asker west of Oslo....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to inside this early in the year (summer only). I think it was the novelty of walking around the outside and in the grounds that appealed to us but it's more than that. They clearly have a strong national identity (the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchase and English tour and it lasted about 45 minutes and took us through a few rooms. The jewel room was nice.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Leland D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You almost forget how prosperous Norway currently is and how far its come. The Norwegian Royal Palace is very warm, welcoming, and cozy looking ... although not as pompous, large, or opulent as Sweden's or Denmark's. I always thought it looked kinda meh from photos...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 848BreN2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a huge building and almost all the visitors visit this palace. There are many beautiful furniture and other materials used by Royals.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Alice C
August 1, 2017|
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Response from LivEllen | Property representative |
No, I'm afraid the season ends on 17 August. The smal summer palace of Oscarshall will still be open for visits during the weekend first part of September, though, if that would be of interest to you. More information at... More
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BryanM935
February 12, 2016|
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Tickets for the guided tours of the Palace can be purchased online at Billettservice/Ticketmaster. There are four tours in English every day, and the season starts 18 June. For more details, please visit... More
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joaov184
January 31, 2016|
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Response from priyadarshi | Reviewed this property |
Cant really answer that one, but I guess that the royals arent as royal as the ones at the Buckingham...:)
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