Oslo Travel Guide


With its population of around 550,000, Oslo is one of the smallest capitals in Europe and is flanked by nature on almost all sides. The city's public transportation system is convenient, with buses, trams, a subway system, trains and ferries. This extensive network will take you all around town, into the wilderness or out to one of the islands of the inner Oslofjord, all in less than 20 minutes. City Center & Karl Johans Gate

All your transport and information needs can be met right in the city center, where you can easily access much of the city's history and metropolitan life once you are situated. The city's transport hub is Oslo Sentralstasjon/NSB (Oslo Central Station). The main Bus Terminal is situated diagonally across the street. The train station itself is served by local, intercity and international trains, as well as the Airport Train (Flytoget). The Byporten shopping center is adjacent to the railway station. Across the street is another big shopping center,... more local info
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The Cork Screw – fun for the whole family The Cork Screw – fun for the whole family

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjolygynm3w[/youtube] If you’re in Oslo, you will have noticed the lovely, sunny weather for the past few days. This might be your last chance to play in the snow this winter. So bring your sledge and get on the Holmenkollen Metro for a cool ride down the 2-kilometre-long run Korketrekkeren (the Cork Screw). If you don’t have a sledge, you can rent one from Akeforeningen (the Sledging association) at the... Read More

Free Oslo: Tango classes Free Oslo: Tango classes

Every Saturday afternoon, Oslo’s House of Dance invites you to free tango classes and milonga. AND, there’s soup, beer, wine and coffee, as well. Photo by dekay/flickr’s Creative Commons When: Every Saturday 1500 – 1800 (3:00 – 6:00 pm) Venue: Dansens hus (House of Dance), Møllerveien 2 Admission: Free No need to sign up. Just show up. For more information, contact Ina: ina_e@mac.com ... Read More

Henrik Ibsen and his 289 steps Henrik Ibsen and his 289 steps

Every Thursday this winter, you can join a guided walk in the footsteps of world famous playwright Henrik Ibsen. For the last decade of his life, Henrik Ibsen lived in Oslo. Everyday, twice-a-day, in fact, he walked from his apartment (now The Ibsen Museum) to his regular watering hole, the Grand Cafe. If you want to follow in Ibsen’s footsteps, just show up at the Ibsen Museum tomorrow – or any Thursday until Easter. You can buy your ticket... Read More

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