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“Oslo's main street” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Karl Johans gate

Karl Johans gate
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$151.09*
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Myths and Legends of Oslo
Ranked #21 of 388 things to do in Oslo
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Owner description: Oslo's bustling main street is filled with shops and cafes.
Oslo, Norway
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“Oslo's main street”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is the main walking street in Oslo and on a sunny day you can go shopping and stop for something to eat and/or drink. You will of course on a nice day have to compeat for the best seats to sit down and watch the people walk by.

Visited June 2012
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“Great place to people watch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

Plenty of shopping, places to eat, and a great place to sit outside and people watch... weather permitting of course.

Visited June 2012
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Oslo, Norway
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“Shopping for everybody”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2012

Karl Johans gate is the perfect place if you want to go shopping. It has something for every taste. It stretches from the railway station to the royal castle. Down by the railway station(Jernbanetorget) you have two shopping malls; Oslo City, which has high street shops like H&M, BikBok and such, and Byporten with small excotic shops with the latest fashion. On Karl Johan you will find lots of high street shops. You will also find the popular Zara here. In the middle of Karl Johan lies Steen & Strøm, which is a mall for those with more excpensive taste. You will find brands like Boss, Armani, Guess, Burberry etc. You will also find Eplehuset(Apple store) here. Further up you will find Eger Karl Johan, which is a mall with exclusive shops as Høyer, Nespresso and Marc o'Polo. Not far from the royal castle is Paleet which also has excpensive fashion, like Ilse Jacobsen, Timberland and Bjørn Borg. When you reach the end of the shopping street, looking at the castle, you can make a left and walk towards Aker Brygge. It is a quiet and comfortable mall with both high street fashion and exclusive fashion. Or, you can continue through the park by the castle until you reach Hegdehaugsveien and Bogstadveien, which both has more high street and exclusive fashion shops. You will find lots of cafees and restaurants when you need a break! Enjoy:)

Visited May 2012
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“Good place for shopping and having a beer or few.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012 via mobile

This street is something that probably most tourists get to see. On the street there's a lot shops and restaurants. This place is nice especially in the summer time.

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“Oslo's main street”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2012

Different shops, street musicians. Advise: Best part is north of Kirkegata

Visited May 2012
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