The old workshops belonging to Akers Mekaniske Verksted on the seafront beneath the town hall have been converted into what ... More
The old workshops belonging to Akers Mekaniske Verksted on the seafront beneath the town hall have been converted into what is, especially in the summer, one of Oslo's most popular shopping and nightlife areas. There are places to eat and shop, art galleries, theatres, an IMAX theater and a regular cinema. A walk along the waterfront is a great way to spend a fine summer afternoon.
Loved the public scultpure, the late hours for most facilities and the summer festival held in the harbor area. Signage to direct travelers was good but could be improved. Prices, of course, were difficult to accept, but that can't be helped. On e restaurant turned people away for a half hour during a busy time of night, 6 - 6:30 p.m., for outdoor dining.
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 ...
This area contains charming, narrow passages with small, wooden houses from the nineteenth century. Start at Fredensborgveien, at about a
15 minute walk from the city centre; you can also get buses 24 or 70 northbound; your stop is ...