A Stopover in Oslo

Norway, Oslo Guide (B): A Stopover in Oslo

On my way to Longyearbyen, Svalbard from Iceland, I had a 16-hour stopover in Oslo. I arrived there at 5.00 PM on April 14th and left the following day at 9.00 AM.

I had already decided that I was going to spend the evening sightseeing in Oslo, so after I had collected my luggage, I paid a small amount to have it stored at the airport.

Originally, I was going to take Flytoget, which would take me to the center of Oslo in 19 minutes. But the price was ridiculous at 180 NOK each way, so instead I went to another train company and paid just 90 NOK each way and arrived in the center 23 minutes later.

Honestly, in my opinion, Flytoget is one big joke with their high prices and I definitely recommend checking other options when going to the center from the airport.

Back home in Denmark, I had been told that Oslo was nothing special. But since I’m a capital collector, I had to see the city with my own eyes and I was so glad I did!

Oslo surprised me in so many ways, being as beautiful, clean and somewhat peaceful as it is. The sun was shining, the birds were singing and there were beautiful flowers all over the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Stopover in Oslo
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Oslo Cathedral   The Parliament   The official residence of the Norwegian monarch   Akershus Fortress   Burger King   Oslo City Hall  
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
Read it on author's website: http://iliveasidream.com/index.php/2015/04/16/a-stopover-in-oslo/

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