This former royal residence allows visitors to wander the old halls and feel the forgone passing of the centuries. Nowadays, ... More
This former royal residence allows visitors to wander the old halls and feel the forgone passing of the centuries. Nowadays, the castle has been restored and is used for official functions. Visit the royal mausoleum where King Haakon VII and Olav V are buried together with Queen Maud and Märtha. Those wishing to finish off their excursion in a similarly historic setting can dine at Gamle Raadhus Restaurant , Engebret Cafe or the cozy Celsius .
it was an awesome trip- I really enjoyed it. they should really consider having more english guides though. I definately think that anybody who needs an outing while in Norway would enjoy it! I would definately go back and see it again, given the chance!
The castle and it's rooms were interesting, but not worth the 40 kroner entrance fee. Views of Oslo city from the castle ramparts are great, and so are the trees lining the lanes inside the fortress (assuming you come here in summer). Don't miss the crypt. English guided tours are not often enough(barely 2 per day). Music concerts on weekends are worth the visit.
The National Gallery contains a stunning collection of pre war art. Many of Norway's most famous paintings are on permanent
display here, such as Tidemand and Gude's Brudeferd i Hardanger and several paintings by Munch, including The Scream (known ...
Situated within the walls of the beautiful Akershus Fortress in an over 300 year old, half timbered house, this permanent
exhibition takes you through the history of the Norwegian resistance movement during World War II. Small models of many ...
Oslo Town Hall, located next to Akershus Fortress and right in front of the harbor, was inaugurated for the city's
900th anniversary in 1950. The impressive entrance hall is used for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony every December. ...