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Fram Museum

Fram Museum (Bygdøynesveien 36, Oslo) – this museum displays the ship that Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen used to reach the South Pole (the first man to ever do so). Here, you can come on board the ship and see how the crew and their dogs lived and managed to survive in the coldest and most […]

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Båtservice Sightseeing AS

Båtservice Sightseeing AS (Oslo) – for visitors seeking a novel way to acquaint themselves with the Norwegian capital, this company offers cruises through its waters (some accompanied by coach trips to various popular sights like the city’s museums, the city center, and the Opera House. One of them (conducted on a sailing ship) includes live […]

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Aker Brygge

Aker Brygge (Bryggegata 9, Oslo) – this one-time shipyard is now a waterside shopping center, with over 60 retailers, and as many as 35 restaurants. Its culinary and entertainment options within this shopping center make it seem more like a small city than just another mall. For all intents & purposes, this unique sea-front boardwalk […]

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Alex Sushi Solli Plass

Alex Sushi Solli Plass (Cort Adelers Gate 2, Oslo) — One of Oslo’s best sushi restaurants, Alex Sushi has a cool and clean atmosphere. The restaurant is located in Cort Adelers gate, not far from the Royal Palace and Solli plass.

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Blå

Blå (Brennerivelen 9C, Oslo) – this is an art school that turns into a jazz & rock club at night. There are live shows, and during the weekends, there is DJ-driven dance music. Hip Hop is sometimes played there, too. Blå (which means “blue” in Norwegian) also offers the finest in outdoor café leisure on […]

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Cars Rentals

CAR RENTALS – the minimum driving age to rent a car in Norway is 21 (for certain car types, 23-25 years old). The following car rental agencies operate in Oslo: Alamo: +47 24 14 87 50 Avis Rent a Car: +47 23 23 92 02 Budget: +47 67 25 55 35 Europcar: +47 22 83 […]

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Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress (Akershus Festning, Oslo) — Akershus Fortress, located in the city center by the Oslo Fjord, is a great place to discover the Norwegian capital’s history and a beautiful place to enjoy a summer day. The building of Akershus Castle and Fortress was commenced in 1299 under king Håkon V. The medieval castle, which […]

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About Norway

The Scandinavian country of Norway has a rich history that goes back to the Vikings from 800 AD to 1066 AD. The Vikings’ quest for conquest of foreign lands resulted in establishing towns in Ireland and Normandy (France), battles with King Ramiro in northern Spain and the Moors in southern Spain, treks as far east […]