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Food Scene
Restaurant in Oslo with the best view. It is located on a cliff and has a view over Oslo and more. The food is great, but little expensive.
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Ekebergrestauranten
15 Kongsveien
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Restaurant in Oslo with the best view. It is located on a cliff and has a view over Oslo and more. The food is great, but little expensive.
Coffe and WiFi
Wayne's Coffee Solli
90 Henrik Ibsens gate
Coffe and WiFi
Coffe and WiFi
Wayne's Coffee
Coffe and WiFi
Coffee and WiFi
Waynes Coffee
35 Markveien
Coffee and WiFi
Coffee and WiFi
Wayne's Coffee Ullevålsveien
1 Ullevålsveien
Coffee and WiFi
Great coffeshop with nice people, great atmosphere and good coffee for a fair price!
Evita Espressobar
14 Smalgangen
Great coffeshop with nice people, great atmosphere and good coffee for a fair price!
Rally expensive 2 michelin star resturant. An experience of a lifetime and has to be experienced if you can . Remember to book ASAP (2-3 months)
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Maaemo
15B Schweigaards gate
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Rally expensive 2 michelin star resturant. An experience of a lifetime and has to be experienced if you can . Remember to book ASAP (2-3 months)
Great for tasty and grilled food. Cheap and delicious food. Recommend it if you are in the neighborhood!
Ali Baba AS
2 Tøyengata
Great for tasty and grilled food. Cheap and delicious food. Recommend it if you are in the neighborhood!
Bar and restaurant! Inexpensive norweigan food. Always crowded and great atmosphere.
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Olympen
15 Grønlandsleiret
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Bar and restaurant! Inexpensive norweigan food. Always crowded and great atmosphere.
Great coffeshop with nice people, great atmosphere and good coffee for a fair price!
Evita espressobar AS
17 Brugata
Great coffeshop with nice people, great atmosphere and good coffee for a fair price!
Great, inexpensive tapas bar. Awarded best tapas bar in Oslo
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Delicatessen Grünerløkka
8 Søndre gate
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Great, inexpensive tapas bar. Awarded best tapas bar in Oslo
A cozy bar where students and artistic people go to for a night out or just a drink.
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Bora’s temple
59 Thorvald Meyers gate
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A cozy bar where students and artistic people go to for a night out or just a drink.
Have something easy and quick to eat. Here you get a little expensive tasty bagels and fresh orange juice.
Bagel & Juice café AS
18 Thorvald Meyers gate
Have something easy and quick to eat. Here you get a little expensive tasty bagels and fresh orange juice.
A restaurant and bar always filled with people enjoying a burger or a beer. If its summer and hot... this is the place to be.
Peoples
1 Arbeidersamfunnets plass
A restaurant and bar always filled with people enjoying a burger or a beer. If its summer and hot... this is the place to be.
One of my favorites. Tasty Thai restaurant, with big rice bowls and cheap food. Might be crowded some times, but if so the wait is max 10 min.
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Rice Bowl
4 Youngs gate
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One of my favorites. Tasty Thai restaurant, with big rice bowls and cheap food. Might be crowded some times, but if so the wait is max 10 min.
Fresh fish, large portions and nice prices makes this a preferred fish restaurant. Enjoy!
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Fiskeriet Youngstorget
2b Youngstorget
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Fresh fish, large portions and nice prices makes this a preferred fish restaurant. Enjoy!
Cheap homemade Norwegian food in large portions. Food is really worth the money!
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Fyret mat & Drikke - og Noe til Båten AS
6 Youngstorget
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Cheap homemade Norwegian food in large portions. Food is really worth the money!
Simple location but the bust burger in town! You have to try this if you just want a tasty burger.
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Illegal Burger
23 Møllergata
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Simple location but the bust burger in town! You have to try this if you just want a tasty burger.
Awarded the price of BEST restaurant in Norway. Offers french and Mediterranean food with local produce. Great food, atmosphere and location. Expensive
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Restaurant Ylajali
2 St. Olavs plass
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Awarded the price of BEST restaurant in Norway. Offers french and Mediterranean food with local produce. Great food, atmosphere and location. Expensive
Officially awarded the price of Oslo´s best kebab! And it cost almost to nothing.
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Bislett Kebab House Bislett
2 Hegdehaugsveien
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Officially awarded the price of Oslo´s best kebab! And it cost almost to nothing.
Located just behind the royal palace, this Asian restaurant offers Thai inspired European food based on local Norwegian produce. It has a two forks an knives in the Michelin guide.
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Plah Restaurant
22 Hegdehaugsveien
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Located just behind the royal palace, this Asian restaurant offers Thai inspired European food based on local Norwegian produce. It has a two forks an knives in the Michelin guide.
Experience the unusual. This is a café with washing machines so you can take a cup of coffee while you do your laundry. Read a book or take something to eat! Has to be experienced even with no laundry
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Café Laundromat
2 Underhaugsveien
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Experience the unusual. This is a café with washing machines so you can take a cup of coffee while you do your laundry. Read a book or take something to eat! Has to be experienced even with no laundry
Great atmosphere, super Asian food and very nice located. Medium price but remember to book by phone the day before or early on the same day
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Dinner Restaurant
22 Stortingsgata
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Great atmosphere, super Asian food and very nice located. Medium price but remember to book by phone the day before or early on the same day
Fusion between Asian and French cuisine. Great place to bring visitors to Oslo. Try it!
Xích Lô Restaurant
23B Karl Johans gate
Fusion between Asian and French cuisine. Great place to bring visitors to Oslo. Try it!
Favorite Indian restaurant. Dine hot Indian food with a view of Oslo´s main shopping street. Inexpensive food and always tasty dishes and nice help.
Jaipur Restaurant
18C Karl Johans gate
Favorite Indian restaurant. Dine hot Indian food with a view of Oslo´s main shopping street. Inexpensive food and always tasty dishes and nice help.
Oversized pizza with loads of topping. Quite expensive, but worth it and there is a very good atmosphere and a feeling of Norway
Peppes Pizza - Karl Johan
1 Karl Johans gate
Oversized pizza with loads of topping. Quite expensive, but worth it and there is a very good atmosphere and a feeling of Norway
Tourist trap
Starbucks Oslo City
1 Stenersgata
Tourist trap
Best food court in Oslo.
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Mathallen Oslo
5 Vulkan
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Best food court in Oslo.
Closest food court
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Østbanehallen
1 jernbanetorget
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Closest food court
The greatest Italian restaurant just outside the door. Good food, friendly staff, awesome view. Perfect for lunch, or sunset dinner.
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Cargo Restaurant & Bar
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The greatest Italian restaurant just outside the door. Good food, friendly staff, awesome view. Perfect for lunch, or sunset dinner.
Seafood restaurant. Not tried it yet. Good reputation though
Sørenga Sjømat
49 Sørengkaia
Seafood restaurant. Not tried it yet. Good reputation though
Great Chineese restaurant (awarded best Chineese in Norway in 2017). Great Chineese restaurant (awarded best Chineese in Norway in 2017). Asian eating house at Sørenga that serves dim sum, stir frys and noodle dishes, primarily from Chinese kitchens. Hakkaiza has a nice outdoor serving area, and wants its guests to feel like they are enjoying a meal in the backyard with friends and family. The restaurant has 90 seats indoors and 80 outdoor
Hakkaiza
146 Sørengkaia
Great Chineese restaurant (awarded best Chineese in Norway in 2017). Great Chineese restaurant (awarded best Chineese in Norway in 2017). Asian eating house at Sørenga that serves dim sum, stir frys and noodle dishes, primarily from Chinese kitchens. Hakkaiza has a nice outdoor serving area, and wants its guests to feel like they are enjoying a meal in the backyard with friends and family. The restaurant has 90 seats indoors and 80 outdoor
Fine Mediterranean restaurant. Good food. A bit more pricy. Stunning view.
Mirabel Sørenga
163 Sørengkaia
Fine Mediterranean restaurant. Good food. A bit more pricy. Stunning view.
The local cofee shop. Great cofee and good athmosphere. Nice view At the tip of Sørenga, with the fjord as its closest neighbour, you will find Evita Espressobar. The coffee shop has seats inside and outside. Evita serves all kinds of espresso drinks, and you can buy brewing equipment and coffee and tea by the pound. If you would like a bite to eat, they offer fresh-made bagels, sandwiches and a selection of lunch dishes. Evita also offers cakes, pastries and bread from their own kitchen, croissants from Pascal, and smoothies. Evita Espressobar has four branches in Oslo: at Sørenga and in Smalgangen, in Brugata and at the square Teaterplassen in the Grønland area.
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Evita espressobar Sørenga
103 Sørengkaia
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The local cofee shop. Great cofee and good athmosphere. Nice view At the tip of Sørenga, with the fjord as its closest neighbour, you will find Evita Espressobar. The coffee shop has seats inside and outside. Evita serves all kinds of espresso drinks, and you can buy brewing equipment and coffee and tea by the pound. If you would like a bite to eat, they offer fresh-made bagels, sandwiches and a selection of lunch dishes. Evita also offers cakes, pastries and bread from their own kitchen, croissants from Pascal, and smoothies. Evita Espressobar has four branches in Oslo: at Sørenga and in Smalgangen, in Brugata and at the square Teaterplassen in the Grønland area.
Turkish Resturant. Good affordable lunch.
Seaport Restaurant - Sørenga/Bjørvika
101 Sørengkaia
Turkish Resturant. Good affordable lunch.
Restaurant in Barcode with a Norwegian kitchen that mirrors the seasons and Norwegian food traditions with large doses of creativity. The food is served as small sharing dishes, but you can also order a complete meal that will give your party a taste of several Vaaghals dishes.
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Vaaghals
8 Dronning Eufemias gate
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Restaurant in Barcode with a Norwegian kitchen that mirrors the seasons and Norwegian food traditions with large doses of creativity. The food is served as small sharing dishes, but you can also order a complete meal that will give your party a taste of several Vaaghals dishes.
Restaurant and bar in Barcode with an informal, rugged style that shines through everything they do. The name Stock refers to the starting point for real food made from scratch. Stock is a place for all occasions, as an informal lunch, a business meal, a quick bite at the bar, an evening with friends or a private dinner behind closed doors in the restaurant's chambre séparée. The restaurant's own farm, Tunga, is located outside Notodden and supplies many of the vegetables and berries and some of the meat served at Stock.
Stock Spiseri & Drikkeri
14 Dronning Eufemias gate
Restaurant and bar in Barcode with an informal, rugged style that shines through everything they do. The name Stock refers to the starting point for real food made from scratch. Stock is a place for all occasions, as an informal lunch, a business meal, a quick bite at the bar, an evening with friends or a private dinner behind closed doors in the restaurant's chambre séparée. The restaurant's own farm, Tunga, is located outside Notodden and supplies many of the vegetables and berries and some of the meat served at Stock.
Barcode restaurant with a large selection of sushi and hot dishes from Thailand, China, Japan and Vietnam. The food has been carefully adapted to Norwegian palates, both those who enjoy the spicy food and those who prefer milder exotic flavors. The chefs will gladly compose your sushi meal based on the quality of ingredients available on the day, but you can also choose your own favorites from the à la carte sushi menu. Take-away. Catering. Parties. Shorter opening times in summer and around holidays.
Bambus Sushi
5 Trelastgata
Barcode restaurant with a large selection of sushi and hot dishes from Thailand, China, Japan and Vietnam. The food has been carefully adapted to Norwegian palates, both those who enjoy the spicy food and those who prefer milder exotic flavors. The chefs will gladly compose your sushi meal based on the quality of ingredients available on the day, but you can also choose your own favorites from the à la carte sushi menu. Take-away. Catering. Parties. Shorter opening times in summer and around holidays.
Asian fusion and sushi restaurant with a large wine cellar, high ceilings and an open kitchen with a robata grill. The menu features sushi, dim sum, peking duck, Japanese barbeque and vegetarian options, and everything is designed for sharing. The kitchen also offers a six-course set menu with a little of everything. Fun cocktail menu with several Nodee specialities and the classics. Private dining room available. At the top of the building, on the 13th and 14th floors, you will find Nodee Sky – a restaurant, lounge, bar and roof terrace with stunning views of Bjørvika and the Oslo Fjord.
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Nodee Sky
28 Dronning Eufemias gate
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Asian fusion and sushi restaurant with a large wine cellar, high ceilings and an open kitchen with a robata grill. The menu features sushi, dim sum, peking duck, Japanese barbeque and vegetarian options, and everything is designed for sharing. The kitchen also offers a six-course set menu with a little of everything. Fun cocktail menu with several Nodee specialities and the classics. Private dining room available. At the top of the building, on the 13th and 14th floors, you will find Nodee Sky – a restaurant, lounge, bar and roof terrace with stunning views of Bjørvika and the Oslo Fjord.
Sightseeing
A park worth visiting in the summer. It is close by and very beautiful with the view of the water. During summer you will find the park full of people enjoying themselves with barbecue and music.
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Middelalderparken
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A park worth visiting in the summer. It is close by and very beautiful with the view of the water. During summer you will find the park full of people enjoying themselves with barbecue and music.
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visitors to climb its roof and enjoy panoramic views of Oslo and the fjord, all year round. Large-scale windows at street level provide the public with glimpses of rehearsals and workshop activities. The building's interior is mainly oak, and the main hall is shaped like a horseshoe, reminiscent of classical theatres of the past. The opera is designed by the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, and has received several prestigious awards. Guided tours available in Norwegian and English.
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Oslo Opera House
1 Kirsten Flagstads Plass
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Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visitors to climb its roof and enjoy panoramic views of Oslo and the fjord, all year round. Large-scale windows at street level provide the public with glimpses of rehearsals and workshop activities. The building's interior is mainly oak, and the main hall is shaped like a horseshoe, reminiscent of classical theatres of the past. The opera is designed by the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, and has received several prestigious awards. Guided tours available in Norwegian and English.
The royal residence at the top of Karl Johans gate, home to HM King Harald V and HM Queen Sonja. The building is in neo-classical style with a facade of stuccoed brick, and was completed in 1849. The Royal Palace Park surrounds the palace on all sides and features grassy areas, majestic trees, small ponds and statues. Changing of the guards every day at 1.30 pm. Service in the Palace Chapel on Sundays at 11 am. Guided tours every day in summer. Tickets at ticketmaster.no and tel. (+47) 815 33 133. Any leftover tickets are sold at the entrance before the tours start.
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The Royal Palace
1 Slottsplassen
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The royal residence at the top of Karl Johans gate, home to HM King Harald V and HM Queen Sonja. The building is in neo-classical style with a facade of stuccoed brick, and was completed in 1849. The Royal Palace Park surrounds the palace on all sides and features grassy areas, majestic trees, small ponds and statues. Changing of the guards every day at 1.30 pm. Service in the Palace Chapel on Sundays at 11 am. Guided tours every day in summer. Tickets at ticketmaster.no and tel. (+47) 815 33 133. Any leftover tickets are sold at the entrance before the tours start.
The Parliament building, seat of the Norwegian National Assembly since 1866. Guided tours of the Parliament building Summer: weekdays Spring and autumn: Saturdays Meeting point at the Akersgata entrance (the back of the building) 15 minutes before the tour starts. Bookings not necessary. Group tours Guided tours for groups are available on weekdays between October and June upon request. Bookings should be made well ahead of time.
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Norwegian Parliament
22 Karl Johans gate
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The Parliament building, seat of the Norwegian National Assembly since 1866. Guided tours of the Parliament building Summer: weekdays Spring and autumn: Saturdays Meeting point at the Akersgata entrance (the back of the building) 15 minutes before the tour starts. Bookings not necessary. Group tours Guided tours for groups are available on weekdays between October and June upon request. Bookings should be made well ahead of time.
Oslo has one all-year tourist information centre, the Oslo Visitor Centre. Among other things they can help you with Oslo Pass, sightseeing, excursions, brochures, city bike rental, currency exchange.
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Oslo Visitor Center
1 Jernbanetorget
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Oslo has one all-year tourist information centre, the Oslo Visitor Centre. Among other things they can help you with Oslo Pass, sightseeing, excursions, brochures, city bike rental, currency exchange.
Where the Nobel peace price is handed out. Normally you can enter and watch the beautiful wall paintings in the hall.
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Rådhuset
1 Rådhusplassen
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Where the Nobel peace price is handed out. Normally you can enter and watch the beautiful wall paintings in the hall.
slo’s new harbour promenade combines sightseeing, history, art, architecture, and a little bit of adventure. The Harbour Promenade (Havnepromenaden) stretches nine kilometres along Oslo's water front. It ties the city together from east to west, turning different parts of town into a string of great experiences. Orange towers show the way The Harbour Promenade at Langkaia Large orange information towers are set up at regular intervals along the whole promenade, to make sure you find your way. The towers are decorated with art depicting comic book detectives Krüger and Krogh hard at work in the promenade area. They also hold boards with information on nearby attractions and the historic s
Havnepromenaden Infopunkt 10
1 Langkaia
slo’s new harbour promenade combines sightseeing, history, art, architecture, and a little bit of adventure. The Harbour Promenade (Havnepromenaden) stretches nine kilometres along Oslo's water front. It ties the city together from east to west, turning different parts of town into a string of great experiences. Orange towers show the way The Harbour Promenade at Langkaia Large orange information towers are set up at regular intervals along the whole promenade, to make sure you find your way. The towers are decorated with art depicting comic book detectives Krüger and Krogh hard at work in the promenade area. They also hold boards with information on nearby attractions and the historic s
The fortress of the city. Great view from the battlements. Inspiration for the castle in the Disney movie Frozen. Akershus Fortress is a great place to discover Oslo's history and enjoy a summer day. The building of Akershus Castle and Fortress was commenced in 1299 under king Håkon V. The medieval castle, which was completed in the 1300s, had a strategical location at the very end of the headland, and withstood a number of sieges throughout the ages. King Christian IV (1588-1648) had the castle modernised and converted into a Renaisssance castle and royal residence. Guided tours of the fortress are available to the public in summer, and start at the Fortress Visitor Centre.
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Akershus Fortress
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The fortress of the city. Great view from the battlements. Inspiration for the castle in the Disney movie Frozen. Akershus Fortress is a great place to discover Oslo's history and enjoy a summer day. The building of Akershus Castle and Fortress was commenced in 1299 under king Håkon V. The medieval castle, which was completed in the 1300s, had a strategical location at the very end of the headland, and withstood a number of sieges throughout the ages. King Christian IV (1588-1648) had the castle modernised and converted into a Renaisssance castle and royal residence. Guided tours of the fortress are available to the public in summer, and start at the Fortress Visitor Centre.
Popular area along the inner harbour with restaurants, shopping, apartments and office buildings. After a thorough renovation, the area has a fresh look and lots of new restaurants and shops. At street level Aker Brygge a vibrant commercial district, and the large open-air areas and indoor shopping street are often used for photo exhibitions, concerts and pop-up events for fashion, art and culture. For more than a century Aker Brygge was the site of a shipyard, Akers Mekaniske Verksted. The architecture at Aker Brygge is distinctive, with its combination of old, venerable shipyard buildings and modern architecture. When the sun is shining Aker Brygge is teeming with people day and night.
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Aker Brygge
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Popular area along the inner harbour with restaurants, shopping, apartments and office buildings. After a thorough renovation, the area has a fresh look and lots of new restaurants and shops. At street level Aker Brygge a vibrant commercial district, and the large open-air areas and indoor shopping street are often used for photo exhibitions, concerts and pop-up events for fashion, art and culture. For more than a century Aker Brygge was the site of a shipyard, Akers Mekaniske Verksted. The architecture at Aker Brygge is distinctive, with its combination of old, venerable shipyard buildings and modern architecture. When the sun is shining Aker Brygge is teeming with people day and night.
Formerly an old container dock, Sørenga in Oslo has been transformed into a brand new neigbourhood by the Oslo fjord. The area consists of residential complexes with exciting architectural details, and welcomes both residents and visitors to enjoy life at the water’s edge. A green park with several channels stretches through the whole neighbourhood. At the southernmost tip you’ll find Sørenga Seawater Pool, a popular recreational spot for Oslovians in summertime. Several waterfront restaurants offer great food in maritime surroundings, with a view to Oslo landmarks such as Barcode, the Oslo Opera House and Akershus Fortress. Sørenga is also a popular place for paddling.
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Sørengkaia
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Formerly an old container dock, Sørenga in Oslo has been transformed into a brand new neigbourhood by the Oslo fjord. The area consists of residential complexes with exciting architectural details, and welcomes both residents and visitors to enjoy life at the water’s edge. A green park with several channels stretches through the whole neighbourhood. At the southernmost tip you’ll find Sørenga Seawater Pool, a popular recreational spot for Oslovians in summertime. Several waterfront restaurants offer great food in maritime surroundings, with a view to Oslo landmarks such as Barcode, the Oslo Opera House and Akershus Fortress. Sørenga is also a popular place for paddling.
Bygdøy is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, and here you find several of Oslo's most popular museums. Bygdøy is mainly a residential area, but in addition to the museums Bygdøy is also a popular recreational area during summer offering beaches, a beach volleyball court and a beach restaurant at Huk. There are also several beautiful trails both for cycling and walking.
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Bygdøy
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Bygdøy is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, and here you find several of Oslo's most popular museums. Bygdøy is mainly a residential area, but in addition to the museums Bygdøy is also a popular recreational area during summer offering beaches, a beach volleyball court and a beach restaurant at Huk. There are also several beautiful trails both for cycling and walking.
The area known as Tjuvholmen is a recent addition to Oslo's varied collection of boroughs. The buildings that make up the area are drawn by some 20 different architects, creating a concentrated display of current trends in architecture. Tjuvholmen is also characterised by elaborate outdoor spaces, including a city beach and several humorous outdoor artworks. At the point where Tjuvholmen meets the fjord you find one of Oslo's main attractions, master architect Renzo Piano’s Astrup Fearnley Museum.
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Tjuvholmen
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The area known as Tjuvholmen is a recent addition to Oslo's varied collection of boroughs. The buildings that make up the area are drawn by some 20 different architects, creating a concentrated display of current trends in architecture. Tjuvholmen is also characterised by elaborate outdoor spaces, including a city beach and several humorous outdoor artworks. At the point where Tjuvholmen meets the fjord you find one of Oslo's main attractions, master architect Renzo Piano’s Astrup Fearnley Museum.
Arts & Culture
Edvard Munch has a unique position among Nordic painters and is considered a pioneer in expressionism. The Munch Museum's collection, left to the city of Oslo by the artist, consists of paintings, graphical prints and drawings. By constantly changing the exhibitions, the museum presents the variety in his production. Audio tours available in Norwegian and in English, and a film on Edvard Munch's life is shown throughout the day. Guided tours in Norwegian on Sundays between September to June at 1 pm. Guided tours in English every day in July and August at 1 pm. Parts of the museum are closed periodically during exhibition changes.
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Munch Museum
53 Tøyengata
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Edvard Munch has a unique position among Nordic painters and is considered a pioneer in expressionism. The Munch Museum's collection, left to the city of Oslo by the artist, consists of paintings, graphical prints and drawings. By constantly changing the exhibitions, the museum presents the variety in his production. Audio tours available in Norwegian and in English, and a film on Edvard Munch's life is shown throughout the day. Guided tours in Norwegian on Sundays between September to June at 1 pm. Guided tours in English every day in July and August at 1 pm. Parts of the museum are closed periodically during exhibition changes.
Astrup Fearnley presents works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, Richard Prince, Matthew Barney, Bruce Nauman, Robert Gober and Cindy Sherman.
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Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
2 Strandpromenaden
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Astrup Fearnley presents works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, Richard Prince, Matthew Barney, Bruce Nauman, Robert Gober and Cindy Sherman.
Inside the "Frogner park": Must see famous sculptural park of Oslo. Lots of hand carved stone figures, and a masterpiece "the monolith" a grandeur sculpture of multiple "bodies". Great view.
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The Vigeland Park
32 Nobels gate
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Inside the "Frogner park": Must see famous sculptural park of Oslo. Lots of hand carved stone figures, and a masterpiece "the monolith" a grandeur sculpture of multiple "bodies". Great view.
Museum of the Nobel peace price. See the history of the price, and exhibitions on peace. Use the Oslo pass for access. Highly recommended. Nobel Peace Prize museum with an exciting combination of changing and permanent exhibitions that promote popular interest in issues relating to war, peace and conflict resolution. The Peace Prize laureates are all presented on digital screens in the Nobel Field, a garden of 1000 fibre-optic lights. Don't miss the magical book about Alfred Nobel's life and work, the Electronic Wall Papers. The children's activity "Fred and Toca Loca" is suitable for children accompanied by adults, and takes approx. 30 minutes to complete.
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Nobel Peace Center
1 Brynjulf Bulls plass
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Museum of the Nobel peace price. See the history of the price, and exhibitions on peace. Use the Oslo pass for access. Highly recommended. Nobel Peace Prize museum with an exciting combination of changing and permanent exhibitions that promote popular interest in issues relating to war, peace and conflict resolution. The Peace Prize laureates are all presented on digital screens in the Nobel Field, a garden of 1000 fibre-optic lights. Don't miss the magical book about Alfred Nobel's life and work, the Electronic Wall Papers. The children's activity "Fred and Toca Loca" is suitable for children accompanied by adults, and takes approx. 30 minutes to complete.
Museum on the Bygdøy peninsula with the world's best-preserved Viking ships and finds from Viking tombs around the Oslo Fjord. The adventure film The Vikings Alive is screened throughout the day on the ceilings and wall inside the museum. The Viking Ship Museum shows discoveries from the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune ships, plus small boats, sledges, a beautiful cart, tools, textiles and household utensils. Two museums in the same ticket: Use your ticket from the Viking Ship Museum to get free entry to Historical Museum within 48 hours. Norwegian name: Vikingskipshuset
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Viking Ship Museum
35 Huk Aveny
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Museum on the Bygdøy peninsula with the world's best-preserved Viking ships and finds from Viking tombs around the Oslo Fjord. The adventure film The Vikings Alive is screened throughout the day on the ceilings and wall inside the museum. The Viking Ship Museum shows discoveries from the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune ships, plus small boats, sledges, a beautiful cart, tools, textiles and household utensils. Two museums in the same ticket: Use your ticket from the Viking Ship Museum to get free entry to Historical Museum within 48 hours. Norwegian name: Vikingskipshuset
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this up with spectacular expeditions on the reed boats Ra and Tigris. At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, Tigris, Easter Island, Fatu-Hiva, Tùcume, Galapagos, a 30-metre cave tour, an underwater exhibit with a 10-metre model of a whale shark, Thor Heyerdahl’s library, Thor Heyerdahl the person, and Tiki pop culture. The Oscar-winning Kon-Tiki documentary from 1950 is screened every day at 12 noon in the cinema on the lower level. Well-stocked souvenir shop
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Kon-Tiki Museum
36 Bygdøynesveien
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Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this up with spectacular expeditions on the reed boats Ra and Tigris. At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, Tigris, Easter Island, Fatu-Hiva, Tùcume, Galapagos, a 30-metre cave tour, an underwater exhibit with a 10-metre model of a whale shark, Thor Heyerdahl’s library, Thor Heyerdahl the person, and Tiki pop culture. The Oscar-winning Kon-Tiki documentary from 1950 is screened every day at 12 noon in the cinema on the lower level. Well-stocked souvenir shop
One of the world's oldest and largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a stave church from the year 1200. The museum also has indoor exhibits with traditional handicraft items, folk costumes, Sami culture, weapons, toys, pharmaceutical history and changing exhibitions. In summer the open-air museum offers freshly-baked lefse, horse and carriage rides, feeding of the animals, guided tours, handicraft demonstrations and much more. The museum hosts many special events and activities, take a look at the event calendar at norskfolkemuseum.no. Norwegian name: Norsk Folkemuseum
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The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
10 Museumsveien
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One of the world's oldest and largest open-air museums, with 155 traditional houses from all parts of Norway and a stave church from the year 1200. The museum also has indoor exhibits with traditional handicraft items, folk costumes, Sami culture, weapons, toys, pharmaceutical history and changing exhibitions. In summer the open-air museum offers freshly-baked lefse, horse and carriage rides, feeding of the animals, guided tours, handicraft demonstrations and much more. The museum hosts many special events and activities, take a look at the event calendar at norskfolkemuseum.no. Norwegian name: Norsk Folkemuseum
Non-profit art space in Bjørvika that presents presents international contemporary art with an emphasis on new commissions. Kunsthall Oslo is also committed to exploring the social and historical context of contemporary art production, and is home to the independent art bookshop and publisher Torpedo.
Kunsthall Oslo
17 Trelastgata
Non-profit art space in Bjørvika that presents presents international contemporary art with an emphasis on new commissions. Kunsthall Oslo is also committed to exploring the social and historical context of contemporary art production, and is home to the independent art bookshop and publisher Torpedo.
Fram is the strongest wooden ship ever built and still holds the records for sailing farthest north and farthest south. At the Fram Museum you can come on board the ship and see how the crew and their dogs managed to survive in the coldest and most dangerous places on earth - the Arctic and the Antarctic. The exhibition is translated into ten languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Norwegian. The Fram Museum also has a polar simulator where you can experience both the cold and the dangers of polar expeditions over 100 years ago. Next to the main building is the Gjøa building with exhibitions on the Arctic and the Northwest Passage.
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Fram
39 Bygdøynesveien
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Fram is the strongest wooden ship ever built and still holds the records for sailing farthest north and farthest south. At the Fram Museum you can come on board the ship and see how the crew and their dogs managed to survive in the coldest and most dangerous places on earth - the Arctic and the Antarctic. The exhibition is translated into ten languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Norwegian. The Fram Museum also has a polar simulator where you can experience both the cold and the dangers of polar expeditions over 100 years ago. Next to the main building is the Gjøa building with exhibitions on the Arctic and the Northwest Passage.
The new Edvard Munch museum is currently scheduled to open in 2020.
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The new Edvard Munch museum is currently scheduled to open in 2020.
he Astrup Fearnley Collection is a collection of modern and contemporary art counted among the most significant of its kind in Northern Europe. The museum complements works from the permanent collection by rotating exhibitions with internationally renowned artists. The collection focuses on acquiring individual, ground-breaking works. Young American artists used to dominate, but significant voices from Europe, Brazil, Japan, China, and India are now included. The museum building is designed by the renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano. It is made up of three pavilions that reside under one distinctive glass roof, which is shaped like a sail. The building nods to its maritime surroundings
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Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
2 Strandpromenaden
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he Astrup Fearnley Collection is a collection of modern and contemporary art counted among the most significant of its kind in Northern Europe. The museum complements works from the permanent collection by rotating exhibitions with internationally renowned artists. The collection focuses on acquiring individual, ground-breaking works. Young American artists used to dominate, but significant voices from Europe, Brazil, Japan, China, and India are now included. The museum building is designed by the renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano. It is made up of three pavilions that reside under one distinctive glass roof, which is shaped like a sail. The building nods to its maritime surroundings
Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is found in the National Gallery, established in 1837. The gallery's central attractions include Edvard Munch's "The Scream" and "Madonna". The permanent exhibition shows highlights from the collection and national icons from the romantic period until the mid-1900s. Also on display are works by international painters and sculptors, including the French impressionists. The entry ticket is also valid on the same day at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the National Museum - Architecture. Free entry on Thursdays.
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Nasjonalgalleriet
13 Universitetsgata
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Norway's largest public collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is found in the National Gallery, established in 1837. The gallery's central attractions include Edvard Munch's "The Scream" and "Madonna". The permanent exhibition shows highlights from the collection and national icons from the romantic period until the mid-1900s. Also on display are works by international painters and sculptors, including the French impressionists. The entry ticket is also valid on the same day at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the National Museum - Architecture. Free entry on Thursdays.
Oslo's own museum presents the city's history through models, paintings and photographs. The museum's exhibitions are mainly in Norwegian, but you may borrow the free audioguide "1,000 years in 20 minutes", available in English, French, German, Somali, Punjabi, Polish and Arabic – and Norwegian. Free entry on Saturdays. Guided tours of the Museum of Oslo Tours in Norwegian are available on weekends all year and on all opening days between 1 July and 14 August. Tours in English are available on request. Frogner Manor Next to the museum is Frogner Manor, which contains magnificent halls and interiors from the years 1750–1900. Guided tours are offered in summer. The price is 60 NOK.
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Oslo City Museum (Oslo Bymuseum)
67 Frognerveien
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Oslo's own museum presents the city's history through models, paintings and photographs. The museum's exhibitions are mainly in Norwegian, but you may borrow the free audioguide "1,000 years in 20 minutes", available in English, French, German, Somali, Punjabi, Polish and Arabic – and Norwegian. Free entry on Saturdays. Guided tours of the Museum of Oslo Tours in Norwegian are available on weekends all year and on all opening days between 1 July and 14 August. Tours in English are available on request. Frogner Manor Next to the museum is Frogner Manor, which contains magnificent halls and interiors from the years 1750–1900. Guided tours are offered in summer. The price is 60 NOK.
Shopping
Shopping mall that is connected to the train station Oslo S. It has good stores and a large variety of stores.
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Byporten Shopping
6 Jernbanetorget
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Shopping mall that is connected to the train station Oslo S. It has good stores and a large variety of stores.
The biggest shopping center in Oslo center. Long opening hours, but you will only find the "usual" stores here.
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Apotek 1 Gunerius
32 Storgata
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The biggest shopping center in Oslo center. Long opening hours, but you will only find the "usual" stores here.
A luxurious brand mall where you will fin European and international brands all gathered together in one large store.
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Steen & Strøm Department Store
8 Nedre Slottsgate
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A luxurious brand mall where you will fin European and international brands all gathered together in one large store.
A small but great shopping mall. With international brand and cozy cafées.
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Paleet
37 - 43 Karl Johans gate
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A small but great shopping mall. With international brand and cozy cafées.
A new and modern shopping mall with Norwegian and Nordic style. You will find brand that are popular in Scandinavia and others.
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Egertorget
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A new and modern shopping mall with Norwegian and Nordic style. You will find brand that are popular in Scandinavia and others.
The best bakeries in Oslo. Try this if you want something sweet or want a cake for a celebration.
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Pascal Konditori-Brasserie
36 Henrik Ibsens gate
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The best bakeries in Oslo. Try this if you want something sweet or want a cake for a celebration.
Shopping mall at popular resturant/bar area Aker Brygge (Piers)
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Aker Brygge
9 Bryggegata
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Shopping mall at popular resturant/bar area Aker Brygge (Piers)
Photography store with all kinds of photo and video equipment, ranging from high-end models to used cameras and equipment. Many of the best cameras and lenses are on display for you to try. Foto.no is run by photo enthusiasts who place great emphasis on personal service and will gladly chat photography with you over a cup of coffee in the in-store lounge. Foto.no is Norway's largest website for photography, and offers photography lessons and courses. Global Blue tax-free.
Foto.no AS
12 Dronning Eufemias gate
Photography store with all kinds of photo and video equipment, ranging from high-end models to used cameras and equipment. Many of the best cameras and lenses are on display for you to try. Foto.no is run by photo enthusiasts who place great emphasis on personal service and will gladly chat photography with you over a cup of coffee in the in-store lounge. Foto.no is Norway's largest website for photography, and offers photography lessons and courses. Global Blue tax-free.
Essentials
Another grocery store near the train station. Cheaper, but does not have the same choices in fruits, vegetables and meat.
KIWI Byporten
9 Jernbanetorget
Another grocery store near the train station. Cheaper, but does not have the same choices in fruits, vegetables and meat.
A large grocery store at the train station. It is cheap and has most things needed in the kitchen. You should try to shop for groceries here before heading back to the flat.
Rimi Postgirobygget
14 Biskop Gunnerus' gate
A large grocery store at the train station. It is cheap and has most things needed in the kitchen. You should try to shop for groceries here before heading back to the flat.
Great grocey store close to the apartment. Ok selection and cheap prices for Norway.
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REMA 1000 Sørenga
11 Sørengkaia
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Great grocey store close to the apartment. Ok selection and cheap prices for Norway.
Small grocery shop just across the street, with all essentials. Open ALL days 7am to 11pm.
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Coop Prix Sørenga
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Small grocery shop just across the street, with all essentials. Open ALL days 7am to 11pm.
Nearby grocery store, if you choose to walk around the bay instead of over the floating bridge.
KIWI
38 Dronning Eufemias gate
Nearby grocery store, if you choose to walk around the bay instead of over the floating bridge.
Drinks & Nightlife
A beautiful coffee and cocktail bar. Been awarded a design award and the unofficial award for the best bar in Oslo
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Fuglen
2 Universitetsgata
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A beautiful coffee and cocktail bar. Been awarded a design award and the unofficial award for the best bar in Oslo
A good place to either eat something for lunch or dinner or just have a couple glasses of wine or beer. A popular place for norwegians, and recommended! Regular price
Cafe Con Bar
11 Brugata
A good place to either eat something for lunch or dinner or just have a couple glasses of wine or beer. A popular place for norwegians, and recommended! Regular price
Bar and Restaurant. Simple and cheap food and beer. A place where you want to take some beers among norwegian youths.
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Asylet
28 Grønland
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Bar and Restaurant. Simple and cheap food and beer. A place where you want to take some beers among norwegian youths.
One of my favorite places to go out in Oslo. It is large and has a great outdoor place and bar. Inexpensive drinks and food. Always a great atmosphere and always a lot of people.
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Dattera til Hagen
10 Grønland
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One of my favorite places to go out in Oslo. It is large and has a great outdoor place and bar. Inexpensive drinks and food. Always a great atmosphere and always a lot of people.
A great place to listen to local bands play for free, and take a drink or beer while listening. Popular place!
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Café Mono
4 Pløens Gate
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A great place to listen to local bands play for free, and take a drink or beer while listening. Popular place!
A bar always filled with students artists and young people on week days as well as weekends. Cheap beer and great atmosphere.
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Justisen bar, bakgård og selskapslokale
15 Møllergata
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A bar always filled with students artists and young people on week days as well as weekends. Cheap beer and great atmosphere.
A fun and great bar for the ones wanting to try out Oslo´s nightlife.
Dr. Jekyll’s Pub
4 Klingenberggata
A fun and great bar for the ones wanting to try out Oslo´s nightlife.
More a bar than a restaurant, as it is a microbrewery with dining options. Taste beer from all over Norway and the world. Come for just a taste of some beers or make it a while evening! Regular priced
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Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri
20 Stortingsgata
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More a bar than a restaurant, as it is a microbrewery with dining options. Taste beer from all over Norway and the world. Come for just a taste of some beers or make it a while evening! Regular priced
Top service, food and drinks. A bit more expensive, but you can get an experience of you life. This was before the waiting hall of Oslo\s post office, mow made to a spectacular restaurant.
Posthallen Restaurant
8 Prinsens gate
Top service, food and drinks. A bit more expensive, but you can get an experience of you life. This was before the waiting hall of Oslo\s post office, mow made to a spectacular restaurant.
The closest burger place and bar. Affordable price (in Norwegian scale), and quite tasty. The "hang out place" for all locals. Friendly and serviceminded staff.
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Bun's Burger Bar
71 Sørengkaia
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The closest burger place and bar. Affordable price (in Norwegian scale), and quite tasty. The "hang out place" for all locals. Friendly and serviceminded staff.
The best food and the best microbrewery in town!
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Grünerløkka Brygghus
30B Thorvald Meyers gate
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The best food and the best microbrewery in town!
The next best food and the next best microbrewery in town!
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Crow Bar & Brewery
32 Torggata
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The next best food and the next best microbrewery in town!
Excellent Mexican restaurant and Tequila Bar. Pricy. Stunning view.
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Coyo
165 Sørengkaia
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Excellent Mexican restaurant and Tequila Bar. Pricy. Stunning view.
Gastrobar in Barcode with food, drinks, music and entertainment under one roof long into the night. Vesper Bar serves classic pub fare like burgers, fish & chips, cheese plates, cured meats and caesar salads, and the drink menu has a big selection of beers – including a house brew – and great cocktails. Live music on Wednesdays from 9 pm. Trivia (in Norwegian) on Mondays from 5 pm.
Vesper Gastrobar
32 Dronning Eufemias gate
Gastrobar in Barcode with food, drinks, music and entertainment under one roof long into the night. Vesper Bar serves classic pub fare like burgers, fish & chips, cheese plates, cured meats and caesar salads, and the drink menu has a big selection of beers – including a house brew – and great cocktails. Live music on Wednesdays from 9 pm. Trivia (in Norwegian) on Mondays from 5 pm.
Parks & Nature
Really close public sea-bath, with beach, diving tower, swim-lanes, lifeguards summertime (12:00 to 20:00). The place to hang out on a sunny day.
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Sørenga Sjøbad
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Really close public sea-bath, with beach, diving tower, swim-lanes, lifeguards summertime (12:00 to 20:00). The place to hang out on a sunny day.
The largest park in central parts of Oslo and a popular recreational area for people from all over the city. Inside the park you find Vigeland Sculpture Park, one of Oslo's most popular attractions. On a nice day the park is full of people; here you can go for a run, walk the dog, have a picnic or barbecue, play badminton or just enjoy the sun. Frogner Park has Norway's biggest collection of roses; a total of 14,000 plants of 150 different species. In the corner near Frogner plass you can visit Frogner Manor House and Oslo City Museum. The park has a café and a restaurant open in summer, and children can play on Norway's biggest playground, located near the main entrance.
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Frogner Park
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The largest park in central parts of Oslo and a popular recreational area for people from all over the city. Inside the park you find Vigeland Sculpture Park, one of Oslo's most popular attractions. On a nice day the park is full of people; here you can go for a run, walk the dog, have a picnic or barbecue, play badminton or just enjoy the sun. Frogner Park has Norway's biggest collection of roses; a total of 14,000 plants of 150 different species. In the corner near Frogner plass you can visit Frogner Manor House and Oslo City Museum. The park has a café and a restaurant open in summer, and children can play on Norway's biggest playground, located near the main entrance.
Tjuvholmen City Beach is located at the edge of the island of Tjuvholmen, at the end of the Astrup Fearnley Sculpture Park. The beach itself has pebbles, and is perfect for children. If you’d like to go on a swim, it’s possible to jump right out from the pier outside the beach.
Tjuvholmen bystrand
Tjuvholmen City Beach is located at the edge of the island of Tjuvholmen, at the end of the Astrup Fearnley Sculpture Park. The beach itself has pebbles, and is perfect for children. If you’d like to go on a swim, it’s possible to jump right out from the pier outside the beach.