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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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Slottsplassen 1, Oslo 0010, Norway
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All reviews karl johans gate open to the public park surrounding king and queen english tour takes place the main street impressive building nice walk take pictures buy tickets walk up nice park worth a visit walk around city centre guard
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Im Norwegian so I love our royal palace. I go there sometimes for different reasons, like for chilling at the park and other times for just a sightseeing mission. I would recommend everyone to go there.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited The Royal Palace the day before the National Day. Not very many people and one of the guards was actually very good about taking pics with us. Something to see while in Oslo.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you get tired walking in the Oslo streets, take your rest here. You should see the front garden with all green. Oslo caddelerinde yürümek sizi yorduysa, burada dinlenin. Ön bahçedeki mükemmel yeşillikte nefes alın.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FerhatUcar
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park are free and big! It has a lot of art scattered the parkIt is only a 5 minutes walk away from the hotel. A walk where you can stop by the National theatre. As for th government building

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kitthetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road starts on the Main Street which is adorned by flowers and surrounded by a park. There is a slope path you need to take up to the palace which is huge(from the outside at least) . We also took a picture with the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didnt go inside but nice to see and walk around the sculpture park behind. Soldiers on gard and impressed me. Very good and must see

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering that we visited in April, when the Palace does not offer guided tours and the surrounding gardens are still starting to bloom - at best - the Royal Palace made a nice impression on us, out of a mixture of imposing pomp but without...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The best time of the year to visit this palace should be in summer (or late spring). The ponds were barren in early April.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Now, this was an amazing visit. I got to see the last of the changing of the guard. And, I had a chance to take a picture with and talk to the guard at the front door. He was so nice, not like the guards...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DrKatrina F
Reviewed April 11, 2019

We could not visit the interiors - as we visited on a Sunday. Do visit - when the Gardens are in Bloom - perhaps June-August?

Date of experience: April 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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