TripAdvisor Reviews Ritz Hotel Oslo
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... we expected. All of the signs were in Norwegian which doesn't have any similarities to English at all! We booked a room in a hostel, which was a first for me so I was a little nervous of what it might be like. Luckily we picked a hostile that was very nice and close to the city centre! It was very similar to a hotel, mainly because I got a private room instead of a room with bunk beds. The only difference between this hostel and a hotel was that the ...
... park which is the worlds largest sculpture park of works by a single artist, Gustav Vigeland. There are over 200 sculptures in bronze and granite, all of them of people. People of all ages, doing things ordinary people do, laughing, crying, playing, nursing children and the sick etc etc. all of them stunning. On our way into town we passed the Royal Palace, with only one guard on ...
... it has many advantages that those other two don't have... such as the city hall.
Welcome to Soviet Oslo - communist style statues and inside (free) great socialist murals on the wall, it was like being in Kiev! All in a 50s style building.
Walk across a park to the Akerhus Festning which is a castle style complex. We didn't pay, but walked around the grounds and saw a wedding party leaving the church. Nice views from the ...
... by shining long after it should have gone to bed.
Afterwards, we then hiked back through the park and and took-in some of the ummm....strange modern-art statues that decorate the place, apparently funded by a philanthropic Oslo businessman, who I have to say must be some sort of deviant...
For example - I'm no pious stick-in-the-mud, but I'm afraid I see little artistic merit, or indeed any merit, in a life-size bronze statue of a woman ...
... a bit much! We headed for the local swimming pool for one of the most expensive swims/showers we’ve had (£8pp) but it was worth it!
General driving in Norway was excellent but in our Rough Guide book they mentioned a few spectacular drives to do too, one was Trollstigen. This drive was incredible, not only was the road full of hairpins but they had plenty of waterfalls right alongside you as ...
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Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
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- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....