Gift Shops

What couldn't be considered a gift? It depends on the person you're shopping for and the shop itself. Cheese, cigars, crystal figurines, toys - they're all give-able, and they're just a sampling of what you'll find on the lists we've put together. These Oslo shops rank among the city's top gift stores, and they're ideal stop-offs when you need a souvenir for friends and family or when you want a special remembrance of your own from a trip to Oslo. Among the options we note are popular shops like Tanum and unique entries like Atelier Gull Design.

9 Atelier Gull Design
Located on Karl Johans gate down the corridor from Blom restaurant, this high-end jewelry shop features the finest in gems, precious metals, and watches. (22-42-10-22)

8 Oslo Sweater Shop
When is a sweater not just a sweater? When you buy one in Norway it is also a souvenir. Located next to the Royal Christina Hotel, this shop carries a large selection of Dale of Norway sweaters for the entire family, along with Nordic blankets and those ubiquitous little troll dolls. (22-42-42-25)

7 Tanum
One of Norway's largest book stores, Tanum is located in the Paleet shopping center. It carries a comprehensive selection of gifts, cards, souvenirs, and videos, making it a great place to pick up items for folks back home. As for books, it's possible to spend hours upon hours perusing the shelves for subjects ranging from local history and the arts to travel and literature. International travelers are happy to find many French, German, and English editions available. T-BANE: Stortinget or Nationaltheatret (22-41-11-00)

6 Solvminen
This contemporary jewelry shop features tastefully whimsical designs often combining silver, gold or platinum into a single piece. (22-42-34-71)

5 Husfliden
This Norwegian shop offers a dazzling selection of Dale of Norway sweaters, yarns, decorative folk painting, wrought iron, jewelry, ceramic art, and toys. It is located near the Oslo Cathedral and serves as the retail outlet for the Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts. (22-42-10-75)

4 Maurtua
This Norwegian souvenir shop is located in a prime spot near City Hall. They feature the famous Dale of Norway sweaters, books about Oslo and Norway, as well as Norwegian flags, trolls, and postcards. (22-41-31-62)

3 William Schmidt
This shop specializes in all things Norwegian. You will find an extensive collection of Dale of Norway sweaters, traditional Norwegian garb, woodcrafts, books, knives, and home decorative items. (22-42-02-88)

2 Thune
This leading jewelry store is one of Norway's oldest watchmakers and goldsmiths. The main showroom is centrally located on Karl Johans gate and features a collection of both traditional and unique jewelry, watches, and silver cutlery. Their area of expertise is the "bundasolv" — the silver jewelry that decorates Norwegian costumes. In addition, they offer maintenance, repair, and reconstruction services. (22-41-41-15)

1 David-Andersen
The owners of this store, Scandinavia's largest jewelry retailer, work closely with artists and designers to create pieces that successfully blend traditional Norwegian design with contemporary styling. They specialize in fine enamel work and reproductions of Viking artifacts. (22-41-69-55)


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Neighborhood: CENTRAL OSLO
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