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Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen Walk (Self Guided), Oslo

Treat yourself to some joyous hours by the sea at Aker Brygge, a seafront district populated by numerous stores, attractions, bars and restaurants. This area is hugely popular, drawing some 12 million visitors a year. Locals love it too and the expensive apartments are much sought after. The area was once home to a shipbuilding industry and some of the old warehouses have been turned into homes.

Fill up your wardrobe with fabulous new outfits by browsing the men’s and women’s fashion boutiques. There is also a jewelry shop, grocery stores and cosmetics salons. Enjoy a stroll along the waterfront parade and as you move around, note the mix of modern and old architectural styles. If you like to stay out until the small hours then Aker Brygge is for you. Many of the restaurants and bars are open until late.

A recent addition to the harbor redevelopment is Tjuvholmen, Oslo's newest borough. Admire the eclectic mixture of buildings which were designed by several different architects following current trends. Much of Tjuvholmen is an arts district and features numerous galleries and outdoor areas that host installations.

Go to the sculpture park, home to colorful pieces by internationally renowned contemporary artists. Stay in the borough for a meal. The restaurants have earned stellar reputations for their high standards and scenic locations.
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Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen Walk Map

Guide Name: Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen Walk
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: Linda

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