Travel Blogs from Oslo
... There is a long span road providing a sweeping view of the city centre.
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The day started with waffles. The hotel's buffet breakfast was either make-your-own fish ryvita stack or make-your-own waffles. I went for the waffles. I tested them thoroughly with all four types of jam and I can safely say that I have a high tolerance for waffles. The Norwegian kind are soft and flower-shaped and really easy to eat a lot of. They have them with brown cheese, but I decided to stick with jam. After breakfast (and packing up my tent, which ...
400 km - 10000 steps
Today the last stretch of our trip in Norway to the south, before we take the boat back to the continent. After breakfast, we left Vagamo direction Oslo. The advice of the landlady was not to take the E6 towards Oslo, but go over the mountains route 51. And that is what we did. To our surprise this was one of the touristic routes we had on the agenda but were not able to do, so it was a nice bonus.
... The main auditorium seats 1,364 and two other performance spaces can seat 200 and 400. The main stage is 16 m (52 ft.) wide and 40 m (130 ft.) deep. The angled exterior surfaces of the building are covered with Italian marble and white granite and make it appear to rise from the water.
Construction started in 2003 and the completed in 2007, ahead of schedule and 300 million NOK (~US$52 million) under ...
... buildings from different eras, creating a replica of village scenes throughout the ages. Even the guides are dressed in traditional costumes. The centrepiece Cathy remembers from her visit here in the '80s being the magnificent Gol Stave church from 1200's All timber and beautifully carved woodwork it is truly a masterpiece, carefully relocated from the mountain village of Gol by King Oscar in 1880 to the museum. 155 other buildings plus displays make up the majority of the ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- 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 $179
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $173
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....