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... spots. In the distance there were small fjords with houses built into the sides and sailboats everywhere. The location of the boat tour turned out to be perfect because right next to the harbor was a food festival. There were dozens of tents with all different types of foods and free samples. We were in heaven! We must have spent about an hour and a half (maybe more) trying different kinds of cheeses, salmon and pastries. All foods that we would not have seen at a similar market in ...
... to Bygdoy peninsula which is about a 5km ride from our hotel. The peninsula is where the Royal Family Farm is located and also the old Viking ships and more recent explorer ships. The Kon-Tiki Museum was our first stop to see the Kon-Tiki boat as well as RA I, RR II and Tigris. In addition to the boats there was a fantastic exhibit displaying artifacts from his excavations on Easter Island. The voyage of Kon-Tiki ...
... couples or groups of people intertwined in varying activities. Hopefully I can attach a photo for a better description. We retraced our path arriving back at the ship at 1720. It has been a most interesting day and one where we couldn't hope to see all of Oslo's attractions including works by Edvard Munch and places like the Royal Palace, the National Theatre and Lillehammer with it's ski museum and the Olympic ski jump which glistened in the afternoon sun on the slopes ...
... learning. Copenhagen is nice enough but so are hundreds of other cities in Europe with many being far more remarkable. Their beer is not good don't believe what they say about Carlsberg. If you want to see tattoos they are covered in them. Their Kings have two names Christian and Frederick and every monument and and building relates to one of them. There museum is quite large but two observations. The Egyptian exhibit was the most interesting part and the fact ...
... now I pwn prawns on the reg.
Second day we put our tourist hats on and went museuming. The Viking Ship museum was pretty interesting. But it didn't really bring the raping & pillaging to life. The Folk Museum was really cool, though. Got to see all the traditional Norwegian houses and learned how they lived. Later that day, we met up with some of Marte's friends in the park and ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming and with great location, but could need some upgrading
- Didn't like it that much
- Great hotel, great location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $180
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $202
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $158
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $171
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $161
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $127
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $176
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $183
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $185
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $221
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....