Things to do in Oslo

Get Your Bearings in Oslo

See & Do
Hot Tips:

As with the hotels, many of Oslo's attractions stand along Karl Johans Gate and parallel streets.

Hot Tips:

Most of Oslo's hotels are located in its "Sentrum" (or Center), and along Karl Johans Gate (Street), which stretches between "Oslo S Station"–the city's "sentrale" (central) train station (also called Jernbanetorget)–and the Royal Palace.


Norway is known for bad coffee–a fact that neighboring Swedes cannot stomach! It's a real challenge to find non-instant coffee in Oslo.

Be Sure to Sample:

Lutefisk (if vising around the holidays), gravlaks (sugar-and-salt cured salmon), game, sausage and potatoes.


You thought a night out in New York was expensive? You haven't seen expensive until you've had a few drinks in Oslo.

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Best Local Souvenir:

Keep your eyes peeled for traditional wool sweaters, smoked salmon, Porsgrund porcelain and trolls.

Oslo Neighborhoods

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