Oslo is an European capital with a unique flavor. It is a northern town par excellence and this is seen in the architecture and local culture. Here you have the opportunity to embrace the Vikings habits in various forms. Oslo is an artistic city, with many museums and art galleries. Surrounded by forests, hills and lakes, a nature park like painted by gods.
Viking Boat Museum
This unique museum is heaven for enthusiasts of the Viking period. The main attractions in the museum are vessels (almost) all Oseberg, Tune and Gokstad. Besides, here you can admire artifacts from the Viking existence, namely weapons, furniture, tents component, a cart and others. The ships were found in the largest cemetery in the world of Nordic ships.
This Norwegian fortress is actually a medieval castle, which was originally used as a prison. It is believed that it started building the castle in the years 1290 by King Haakon V to strengthen the city defenses. Today, the building is perfect for organizing official events. The fortress is of exquisite beauty, classic nordic style.
Norsk Folkemuseum – the official name – is a museum in Oslo which shows the culture and history of Norway along time. The museum includes collections of objects from different social classes, religions and regions of Norway. You can walk through an open-air section where you will admire 150 specific buildings in rural areas. The most famous building is Gol Stave Church.
Oslofjord is one of the Oslo fjord area. In Norway, the fjord term designates several water types. It is 17 km long and 1 km wide, looking like an entering water in the continent. In this area there is a very high traffic of ferries and boats and is extremely crowded. These boats can reach the inhabited islands inside the fjord community.
Frogner Park is a residential district in the center of the same name, which includes an open market. In the south of the park, there is a mansion which is found in the National Museum in Oslo. In the center of the square, you have the opportunity to admire a permanent exhibition of sculptures created by Gustav Vigeland. The sculptures are incredibly beautiful and loyal for the local culture.
Oslo is a special city, where you have the opportunity to admire the beautiful both in nature and in the middle of town, its museums. Book your Northern ticket for a few days to discover the history of this unique town. What other tourist attractions in Oslo include on your list?