Oslo, Norway overview

Norway's political and cultural capital, Oslo was recently selected as the city with the highest quality of life in Europe. It's not surprising, considering the city's treasures: beautiful Frogner Park filled with modern sculpture, the emotional power of the Munch Museum, the Viking Ship Museum, forested mountains and secluded coves, all within the city limits.

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Historic Oslo with City Hall

Historic Oslo with City Hall


Historic Oslo with City HallThis short, but very informative half-day excursion is not only perfect...

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Hipster Oslo

Hipster Oslo


Hipster Oslo From free thinkers, musicians and artists to parks, vintage shops and cafes, there is p...

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Taste of Oslo

Taste of Oslo


Taste of OsloThe combination of the surrounding mountains, and the extensive coastline has left its...

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Private Medieval Oslo Walk

Private Medieval Oslo Walk


Travel back in time as you spend two hours discovering how local workers and artists helped restore...

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176 Oslo, Norway Port Reviews


by Olivia101

Docks right in the heart of the city centre. Hop on hop of bus outside the terminal is very expensive we learnt afterward there is a ferry near where ship dock to take you over to where all main museums are for much much cheaper. Loved Oslo would of liked a lot more time here or even an over night as so much to see and do. Don't miss the vigeland sculpture park!


by AelousSlayer

Oslo is a decent city to visit. Oslo card is useful for transportation and museums. Oslo is a very walkable city. Fram museum and folk museum are recomended. Vigeland sculpture park is also excellent on a fine day

Visited: Jun 25, 2016

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by bainbrj

What a great city. Took the Ho-ho (book online and get a discount) and had a wander. Stopped at the palace to walk up the hill and see the guards. Great view back down the hill. Moved on to the longship museum after that - very atmospheric and definitely worth the visit. Loads of other stuff to do but just ran out of time. We will return one day 😀

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