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Oslo Attractions

Oslo serves as the capital city of Norway and is one of Europe’s premier destinations for fun. You can find an abundance of exciting things to do in Oslo while enjoying some of the city’s top tourist spots. Using a detailed map of Oslo will help you find many of the city’s best places.

The Royal Palace is one of the top attractions in Oslo. Built during the 19th century this beautiful palace has been the residence of Norwegian royalty throughout its history. You can tour the palace to see elegant furnishings and manicured gardens. A small lake situated behind the palace features a stunning fountain.

While taking Oslo excursions you can also check out the city’s local museums. The Fram Museum details the story of a famous ship which made expeditions to the Arctic regions as well as to Antarctica. The Norwegian Folk Art Museum is an open-air museum featuring a series of old homes taken from various sections around the country. The Viking Ship Museum is also one of the must-see places in Oslo.

Peaceful parks and other great outdoor locations can also be found throughout the city. A short boat ride to the small island of Hovedoya will give you the chance to enjoy the serenity of the area’s natural setting. Frogner Park

which is also the largest park in Norway features a series of captivating outdoor sculptures designed by Gustav Vigeland. You can also venture just outside of the city center if you would like to explore Saint Hanshaugen Park.

All of the fascinating sites and fun Oslo activities are sure to provide a memorable experience. You can save big on Oslo tours by booking your airline tickets hotel stay and vehicle rental here on Expedia.

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Gardermoen

Aircraft museums, golf and drag car racing make this an interesting place to visit and it’s just a short drive from Oslo city center. 

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Asker

This ancient settlement in the woods along the Oslofjørd is now one of Oslo’s wealthiest suburbs. Swim in summer, ski in winter and shop year-round.

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Son

Traditional wooden houses and a lively harbor make this charming coastal town a very popular spot among tourists and locals alike.

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