Top 10 Things To Enjoy In Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the charming capital city of Oslo with lots of attarctions like medieval castles, number of museums, stunning beaches, nature parks, Opera Houses, amusement parks etc.

1. Ingierstrand

Address: Ingierstrandveien 27, 1420 Svartskog, Norway.

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This is one of the best family beaches in Oslo, eastern part of Fjord. Due to the increasing number of visitors, this beach is renovated on 2013. Funkis -style tower is the highest attraction of this site, and resorts and restaurants offer you a comfortable stay and dining.

2. Akershus Fortress

Address: 0150 Oslo, Norway.

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This is one of the oldest castles in Norway which was built in 1290s. It served as a Royal Residence where you can learn the history of Oslo. It was a strong military base in ancient days and presently it houses a museum where you will get the information related to 700 years ago, amazing location and can enjoy architecture beauty.

3. Huk, Oslo

Address: Str√łmsborgveien 57, 0287 Oslo, Norway.

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Huk is popularly known as favourite for youngsters with many water sports activities. This beach is safe for swimming, cycling, volleyball courts etc. It is also nice to spend some wonderful moments with dearest ones.

4. Vigeland Park

Address: Kirkeveien, 0268 Oslo, Norway.

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This is a famous sculpture park in Oslo. It has stunning collections of more than 200 sculptures made by renowned artist Gustav Vigeland. The sculptures are made in bronze, cast iron and granite and some of the notable sculptures are The Wheel of Life, The Monolith, The angry boy etc. It was built in 1920s, attracts millions of visitors every year.

5. Oslo Opera House

Address: Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1, 0150 Oslo, Norway.

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With stunning architecture and facilities, this Opera house attracts millions of visitors every year. Here you can enjoy performances of Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. Contemporary architecture is used for its design and made with granite & white marble. You may feel that it appear to rise from the water and this is the largest cultural building in Norway.

6. The Royal Palace

Address: Slottsplassen 1, 0010 Oslo, Norway.

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This is a 19th century palace which served as the Norwegian Residence of Charles III of Norway. The palace is open for public during summer season. The things you can explore here are amazing State rooms, Council Chamber, White Parlour, cloak room, Mirror Hall, Family Dining Room, Small Ceremonial Hall, bird room, Cabinet Parlour, upper vestibule etc.

7. Viking Ship Museum

Address: Huk Aveny 35, 0287 Oslo, Norway.

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This museum is associated with the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo and situated in Bygdoy peninsula. Here you can explore the unique collection of 9th century ships like ships from Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune. This museum is considered as world's best-preserved Viking ships and finds from Viking tombs. Also this museum houses sledges, a beautiful cart, tools, textiles and household utensils.

8. Norwegian museum of Science & Technology

Address: Kjelsåsveien 143, 0491 Oslo, Norway.

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If you are a science lover or want to learn more about the latest technologies do a visit this museum. The top attarctions over here are The National Museum of Medicine with historical medicinal exhibits, The Science Centre with fun and learning activities, Teknoteket digital workshop, and it houses morethan 100 interactive installations.

9. Oslo Botanical Garden

Address: Sars' gate 1, 0562 Oslo, Norway.

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This is the largest botanical garden in Oslo with wide varieties of plant species. This is a best spot to spend some relaxing moments with your family. It houses morethan 1800 varieties of plant species. The top attarctions are d large, woven sculptures by the British artist Tom Hare, palm house, Victoria House, The Scent Garden which is specially designed for blind and handicapped visitors.

10. TusenFryd Amusement Park

Address: Fryds Vei 25, 1407 Vinterbro, Norway.

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Definitely this would be the most interesting thing that your children will enjoy in Oslo. This is the largest amusement parks in Norway with morethan 30 thrilling attarctions and games mainly rollercoasters, carousels, a log ride etc. BadeFryd is a water park with a swimming pool, a swimming river and a huge waterslide.

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