Frogner Walk, Oslo

Frogner is an Oslo borough, located in the West End part of the Norwegian capital, renowned for its exceptional residential and retail facilities. The area is named after Frogner Manor, the site of which is now occupied by the eponymous Frogner Park. Centrally located, this is one of the priciest districts in Oslo, abounding in parks, marinas and pretty architecture. Take this tour to explore the most interesting sites of the borough, including Frogner Church, Oslo City Museum, Vigeland Sculpture Park and more.
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Frogner Walk Map

Guide Name: Frogner Walk
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo (See other walking tours in Oslo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 11
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Author: karen
Albin Upp Gallery & Art Café

1) Albin Upp Gallery & Art Café

Albin Upp Gallery & Art Café has a unique interior that takes you back to the 19th century. This place is both a gallery displaying Norwegian art and craftsmanship and a cafe where you can grab a bite to eat or have a drink. You can also check out temporary exhibits of contemporary artists...   view more

2) Feinschmecker

Feinschmecker owned by Oslo’s gastronomic elite offers a great combination between high standard Norwegian food and service. Elegant interior and charming atmosphere creates wonderful impressions. The high quality taste and look of the food is always maintained by its owners Lars Erik Underthun and Bengt Wilson both representing great names in Norwegian restaurants industry.
Opening Hours: Mon-sat From 5:00 P.m.; Sunday...   view more
Frogner Church

3) Frogner Church

Frogner Church, one of Oslo’s most attractive modern places of worship, is found on Bygdøy alle in the borough of the same name. An affluent, suburban area to the west of the city center, Frogner lies between central Oslo and the Bygdøy peninsula, home to many museums and cultural attractions. The church, notable for its tower topped with a triangular copper roof, was built and consecrated in 1907. It was designed by local architect, Ivar Naess, in the late Normanic style, with Romanesque...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
American Lutheran Church

4) American Lutheran Church

American Lutheran Church of Oslo was built in 1964. The reason of building this church was that many Americans came to live in Oslo after the 2nd World War and NATO’s membership. The modern building of the church was built by Søvik, Methri & Mattson of Northfield, architects. Here you will hear hymns from different traditions and a special care that make inter-cultural...   view more
Bygdøy allé

5) Bygdøy allé

One of the famous shopping streets is Bygdøy allé also called Chestnut Street. Several years ago has taken back the reputation of a shopping street. Here you can find design galleries, kitchens and kitchenware shops, exclusive Norwegian...   view more

6) Artgate

Artgate is an art gallery that houses collections of graphic art by some of Norway's most appreciated artists. Norway has a long tradition of graphic printing and this is a great place to learn more about...   view more
Nor Moske

7) Nor Moske

North Mosque, which belongs to Ahmadiyya congregation, became famous in Oslo about 20 years ago when a Nazi bomb exploded the building. Ahmadiyya congregation consider themselves a part of the Moslem religion, but at the same time the Moslems consider them heretics. They usually do not practice calling public for prairies as other Moslems...   view more
Frogner Park

8) Frogner Park (must see)

Frogner Park (Norwegian: Frognerparken) is a public park located in the borough of Frogner in Oslo, Norway, and historically part of Frogner Manor. The manor house is located in the south of the park and houses the Oslo City Museum. Both the park and the entire borough derive their names from Frogner Manor.

Frogner Park contains, in its present center, the world famous Vigeland installation (Norwegian: Vigelandsanlegget), a permanent sculpture installation created by Gustav Vigeland between...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Oslo City Museum

9) Oslo City Museum

The Oslo City Museum is located at Frogner Manor, within the leafy environs of Vigeland Sculpture Park. The museum charts the cultural history and development of the city of Oslo over the last thousand years. Oslo was founded in 1048 by King Harald III, but was practically destroyed by fire in 1624. After this tragedy, the city was moved and rebuilt around Akershus Castle by King Christian IV. The city then became known as Christiania in his honor. In the 1800s as the city grew, Christiania...   view more
Vigeland Museum

10) Vigeland Museum (must see)

Vigeland-museet, or the Vigeland Museum, is located in the Frogner district of Oslo. It was created as a tribute to Gustav Vigeland, a renowned Norwegian sculptor. Vigeland himself first offered to donate a large portion of his works to Oslo council in 1919. Two years later, work started on a building to house Vigeland’s donated collection. It was designed in the neo-Classical style by Lorentz Ree and Carl Buch. The building was completed in 1930. Vigeland himself took up residence in one of...   view more
Vigeland Sculpture Park

11) Vigeland Sculpture Park (must see)

Vigeland Sculpture Park lies within Frogner Park, a large public green space in the western suburbs of the city. It covers 80 acres and features 212 statues, all created by Gustav Vigeland, the renowned Norwegian sculptor. It lies next to the Vigeland Museum, which houses many of the artist’s smaller sculptures and paintings. Both attractions were created when Vigeland donated several works to the city of Oslo in 1919. After several years of planning, the park was opened to the public in 1940....   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Oslo, Norway

Create Your Own Walk in Oslo

Create Your Own Walk in Oslo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Oslo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Gamle Oslo Walk

Gamle Oslo Walk

Gamle Oslo translated as "Old Oslo" is one of the oldest boroughs in town, as well as one of the biggest. This tour will show you the main attractions of Gamle Oslo district, including Munch Museum, Asylet, Vålerenga Kirke and others.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Bygdøy Self-Guided Tour

Bygdøy Self-Guided Tour

Also called Oslo's Museum Center, Bygdøy is where some of the most visited museums are located, displaying precious items from Norway’s past. You can also visit Bygdøy’s beautiful parks, forests or the wonderful beach located on the west side.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Grünerløkka and St. Hanshaugen Walk

Grünerløkka and St. Hanshaugen Walk

Grünerløkka and St. Hanshaugen used to be small villages not far from the main settlement, then called Christiania. Today these neighborhoods are perfect for exploring historical and cultural heritage of Norway capital. This tour will guide you through the St. Hanshaugen Park, Zoologisk Museum, Botanisk Hage og Museum and many others.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Sentrum Walk

Sentrum Walk

Sentrum, meaning city-center, is located on the southeast side of the city near the inner Oslofjord. The district is dominated by high buildings and valuable tourist attractions. Take this tour to visit Ibsen Museum, as well as Stortinget, National Theater, University of Oslo, National Gallery, Oslo Cathedral and many others.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Kvadraturen Walk

Kvadraturen Walk

Kvadraturen is the oldest quarter of Oslo. It is located in the very heart of the Sentrum borough and offers plenty of tourist spots to visit. Take this tour to explore the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Gamle Raadhus, Film Museum and many others.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Hanshaugen Religious Walk

Hanshaugen Religious Walk

Learn more about the religious life of Oslo by taking this walking tour of the city’s most important sacred sights. An interesting variety of design, including Protestant and Catholic churches, can be found in Oslo Hanshaugen borough.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km

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