Things to see and do - Oslo
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Oslo Travel guide
Oslo : Michelin's recommendations
Norway’s capital Oslo enjoys an exceptional setting at one end of the only large fjord on the south coast, on lowlands surrounded by steep forested hills where you can ski. The sprawling urban area is dotted with a number of peaceful parks. In contrast, the small and lively city centre (which makes up only a third of Oslo’s total surface area) is where all the charm of this chiefly sea-facing capital lies.
Tourist attractions Oslo : Things to see and do
Universitetsgata 13 N - 0164 Oslo
This important collection is presented in a style which is initially disconcerting, yet extremely thought-provoking. For example, one room juxtaposes The Scream and The Dance of Life against works by Gauguin, Courbet and Monet; elsewhere a landscape ..
Museumsveien 10 N - 0287 Oslo
Set in parkland, this museum looks back over the cultural history of Norway since the Middle Ages. 158 buildings illustrate the rural wooden architecture of different regions of the country. The most representative come from Setesdal, Numedal, Telema..
Huk Aveny N - 0287 Oslo
The peninsula of Bygdøy reaches out into Oslo's fjord. It lies to the west of the capital and is home to six large museums, most of which are devoted to Norway's maritime activities. It is a residential area with a great many gardens to the north (ho..
Arbeidergt. 4 N - 0101 Oslo
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The boutique HTL Karl Johan is set on a quiet street just 1 km from Oslo Central Station. All rooms feature LED TVs with USB connectivity and free WiFi. Breakfast is served daily. Decorated in bright colours, all rooms at HTL Karl Johan also have a ..
Stortingsgt. 8 (Entrance Rosenkrantz Gate) N - 0161 Oslo
This central yet quiet hotel is next to Stortinget and Oslo’s main street, Karl Johans Gate. Guests can enjoy free WiFi internet access and a popular breakfast buffet. Thon Hotel Cecil’s guest rooms feature a minibar and a Smart-function TV. Many in..
Karl Johans gate 33 N - 0162 Oslo
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Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is housed in a 19th-century building on Oslo’s main street, Karl Johans Gate, less than 500 metres from the Royal Palace. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi. All guest rooms at Best Western Karl Johan have a work desk and flat-scr..
Leisure activities Oslo
No matter what cruise ship you arrive on, this is the perfect do-it-yourself shore excursion in Oslo. Explore the sunniest capital in Scandinavia with this two day ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See the main sights of Oslo as you hop on..
The easiest and most inexpensive way to experience Oslo! The Oslo Pass lets you devote your entire trip to activities without the hassle of booking and buying. The Oslo Pass gives you free entry to 33 museums and attractions, free travel on all pu..
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Cruise onboard a traditional wooden sailing ship as you sail for approximately 3 hours through a maze of green islands, dotted with summer houses. During your cruise, a local Norwegian snack of shrimps will be offered
Maridalsveien 15 N - 0178 Oslo
A modern restaurant with a stark, semi-industrial feel created by the concrete floor, exposed pipework and open kitchen. Seasonal, organic Norwegian produce is used to create refined, original, full-flavoured dishes whose apparent simplicity often ma..
Waldermar Thranes gate 10A N - 0171 Oslo
A sweet neighbourhood café with friendly staff and an urban feel. Coffee and homemade cakes are served in the morning, with a short selection of dishes including soup and a burger on offer between 12pm and 4pm. A daily hot dish is available from 4-6p..
Rådhusgate 11 N - 0151 Oslo
A charming 17C house in the city's heart. Three elegant rooms feature an array of antiques and curios, and have wonderfully ornate stucco ceilings hung with chandeliers. Expertly rendered classical cooking uses seasonal Norwegian ingredients in famil..
Karl Johans Gate 31 N - 0159 Oslo
Schweigaardsgate 15b N - 0191 Oslo
A striking, modern restaurant with an intimate, brightly lit interior and an unusual mezzanine-level kitchen; dishes are finished at the table, with some presented by the chefs themselves. Maaemo means 'Mother Earth' and top quality Norwegian produce..
Solligata 2 N - 0254 Oslo
More relaxed than its formal façade suggests, this busy place is run by 3 friends. Dishes are attractively presented and full of flavour; watch the chefs in action in the open kitchen to fully appreciate their skill. Service flows seamlessly and wine..
Øvre Slottsgate 16 N - 0157 Oslo
A lively Gallic brasserie in a pedestrianised shopping street, with several private dining rooms above. Brasserie classics from steak frites to bouillabaisse feature; for dessert, choose from the 'eat-as-much-as-you-like' pastry trolley.
Universitetsgata 11 N - 0164 Oslo
A contemporary L-shaped dining room in a hotel close to the National Gallery. Minimalist in style, it features colourful artwork, an open kitchen and a glass-walled wine cellar. Modern, weekly changing 3-5 course set menu of inventive international c..