Best Shopping

From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Oslo shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Oslo. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Central Oslo


If Oslo has a main street, bustling Karl Johans gate definitely qualifies. The broad, pedestrian-friendly street begins at the Royal Palace and runs southeast before it terminates at Oslo S. Among the must-stops for international travelers along...  Read More

Central Oslo


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...  Read More

Central Oslo


Ever-busy, this high-end department store features a wide inventory of housewares, gift items, apparel, shoes, fine cosmetics, furnishings, toys, and even duty-free shopping. GlasMagasinet has been an Oslo favorite since the 1730s, and over the...  Read More

Central Oslo


This stylish gallery has devotees all over the world because it showcases such an impressive inventory of glassware, ceramics, and pottery. Many items are fashioned by well-known Norwegian and European designers like Astrid Hansen, Irene Harvik,...  Read More

Central Oslo
Steen & Strøm


Norway's largest and, perhaps, most popular department store, Steen and Strøm features five floors filled with high-quality fashions at prices that fit just about any budget. Displays of handmade clothing, particularly sweaters, appeal to most...  Read More

Central Oslo
Oslo City


The capital city's largest and busiest shopping center is located near Oslo S, the airport train terminal, and the exclusive Radisson SAS Plaza. Its multiple levels are packed with a wide assortment of specialty shops and fast food restaurants....  Read More

BÆrums Verk
Bærums Verk


An old ironworks village located almost an hour west of Oslo, intimate Bærums Verk offers a unique shopping experience. The entire village has been restored to match – and even surpass – its original 17th-century charm, and where once stood...  Read More

Central Oslo


Arguably the most exclusive address on Karl Johans gate (excepting, perhaps, the Royal Palace!), this center features an exclusive array of shops and restaurants. Opulent and sophisticated, the complex is worth visiting if for no other reason...  Read More

Central Oslo
Byporten Shopping


Located next to Oslo Central Station (a.k.a., Oslo S), this ultra-modern, glass-and-steel structure is one of the capital city's newest, trendiest shopping centers. More than 70 exclusive specialty shops and stores occupy two levels, and the...  Read More

Senterkontoret Aker Brygge


One of Oslo's most popular shopping destinations, Aker Brygge is a unique waterfront complex that hosts some of the city's finest shops, restaurants, pubs, theaters, galleries, and cultural diversions. The center sits near the mouth of the...  Read More