You don't have to have local knowledge to have an amazing time in Oslo, but you will need to have an idea about a few basic details before you set off.
If you weren't aware, this terrific city is the national capital of Norway.
Visitors to this area of Oslo - Southern Norway will be rubbing shoulders with roughly 600,000 people.
Places to visit in Oslo
With so many remarkable attractions in Oslo, you might just have to tell your boss you need an extra week off. Begin with Royal Palace and Oslo Opera House. You'd also be nuts to miss out on visiting the Munch Museum and the Viking Ship Museum.
Experience the unique culture of this city hub by enjoying places like the National Gallery and the Kon Tiki Museum. If you want more options, Frogner Park and the Nobel Peace Center are worth a look too.
Art and nature become one at Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park. With interesting sculptures scattered across the entire landscape, it's a memorable day out for visitors of all ages. Need some more options? Akershus Fortress guarded its surrounds from attackers for generations. Explore this mighty stronghold and discover its place in history. And that's not all there is. Take a breath of fresh air as you wander by the water's edge at Aker Brygge.
Where do you fly into for Oslo?
Seats in the upright position, stow your tray tables and get set to explore Oslo! Once you arrive at Gardermoen Airport (OSL), the busy main streets will be just 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of here.
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