The Best Things to Do in Oslo

The Best Things to Do in Oslo, Oslo, Norway (B)

There’s more to do in Oslo than freeze your ass off. Norway’s capital actually has a lot of interesting sights to see that are unlike anything you’ll see anywhere else. Enough to cram into one action-packed weekend, here are some of the best things to do in Oslo.

This is one of the best cultural museums in the world, in part because it isn’t just a halls full of artifacts and photos. It’s a massive outdoor museum that allows you to be immersed in traditional Norwegian culture. Though it’s part of Europe, Norway is a world unto itself, and the Norsk Folkemuseum is the best place to appreciate that. There are more than 150 buildings that have been relocated from all over the country. From log houses to the famed Gol Stave Church that dates back to 1157, you’ll be able to really experience ancient Norway. The museum’s Old Town section has been meticulously reconstructed and includes stores and apartments you can walk into. This is an activity to do early because during most months of the year, it closes at 3 pm. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Things to Do in Oslo
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Nobel Peace Center
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum
  • Munch Museum
  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Frogner Park
  • Viking Ship Museum
  • Fram Polar Ship Museum
  • Oslo Opera House

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