Gamle Oslo Walk, Oslo

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.
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Gamle Oslo Walk Map

Guide Name: Gamle Oslo Walk
Guide Location: Norway » Oslo (See other walking tours in Oslo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Author: karen
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Munch Museum

1) Munch Museum (must see)

Munch Museum (Norwegian: Munch-museet) is an art museum in Oslo dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.

Construction of the museum was financed from the profits generated by the Oslo municipal cinemas and opened its doors in 1963 to commemorate what would have been Munch's 100th birthday. Its collection consists of works and articles by Munch, which he donated to the municipality of Oslo upon his death, and additional works donated by his sister Inger...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Asylet

2) Asylet

The Asylet is located on Grønland Street, the central thoroughfare in the Oslo district of the same name. Grønland is a bohemian, multicultural district where you can avoid some of the notoriously steep prices found elsewhere in the city. There are a number of modern homes and offices springing up in the area, and a great range of trendy bars, restaurants and exotic food stores.

The Asylet itself is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the area, and indeed the entire city. A two storey...   view more
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Åkebergveien Mosque

3) Åkebergveien Mosque

Åkebergveien Mosque is one of the biggest in the city. The building is really significant, representing two enormous towers rising on the top, furnished with mosaic on facade and interior. The building construction lasted about five years and was consecrated in 1995. Belonging to the World Islamic Mission the friendly congregation welcomes...   view more
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Vålerenga Kirke

4) Vålerenga Kirke

Vålerenga Church is a beautiful building designed in Neo-Gothic style in 1902, surrounded by a small park. The church belongs to the parish of Vålerenga and Gamlebyen, in the Church of Norway, the Lutheran state church. The church is built in the Neo-Gothic and National Romantic styles, like many of the Norwegian churches built during this period of time. Vålerenga church is special architecturally because of its asymmetrically placed church tower, one of Norway's first of its kind. Its...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Oslo Manor House

5) Oslo Manor House

Oslo Manor House is located in Oslo’s medieval quarter. Rapid urban development in the 20th century caused the area to become neglected, with main roads cutting through it, and buildings falling into disrepair. After a major period of restoration, the area is a popular tourist destination, with newly renovated buildings like the Manor House offering a glimpse into life in the bygone ages of Norway.

Oslo Ladegård, as it is known locally, dates from 1720. It is found in the heart of the...   view more
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Gamlebyen Gravlund

6) Gamlebyen Gravlund

Gamlebyen Gravlund is a really interesting place, and if you got enough character that’s a nice place to walk. This is Oslo’s oldest cemetery; it was many times reduced in size and after that expanded. In time of walking through the area you may visit the part with medieval ruins or may go up to Ekeberg restaurant where you can watch a great panoramic view of...   view more

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.
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
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
Pipervika Bay Walk

Pipervika Bay Walk

Norway's capital, Oslo, is a magnificent city where you will find an eclectic mix of architectural styles. Be sure to explore its lovely streets and wonderful museums that are considered to be some of the best in the world, as well as original restaurants and cafes located in the Pipervika Bay.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 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
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
Frogner Walk

Frogner Walk

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km

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