Things to do in Oslo

Oslo, the capital of Norway, offers a rich blend of cultural, historical, and natural attractions. Here are some of the top things to do in Oslo:

Cultural and Historical Sites

Vigeland Sculpture Park:
A unique park featuring over 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland, showcasing human life and emotions.

    • The Royal Palace:
      The official residence of the Norwegian monarch. Visitors can watch the changing of the guard and explore the palace grounds.
      • Akershus Fortress:
        A medieval castle and fortress with stunning views of the Oslo Fjord. It includes museums and guided tours.
        • Oslo Opera House:
          An architectural masterpiece where you can attend performances or walk on the roof for panoramic city views.
          • Nobel Peace Center:
            A museum dedicated to the Nobel Peace Prize and its laureates, promoting peace and conflict resolution.


Viking Ship Museum:
Houses well-preserved Viking ships and artifacts, offering insights into Viking history and culture.

Fram Museum:
Dedicated to Norwegian polar exploration, featuring the polar ship Fram.

      • Munch Museum:
        • Home to many works by Edvard Munch, including “The Scream.”

Natural Attractions

Oslo Fjord:
Take a boat tour to explore the beautiful fjord, dotted with islands and offering opportunities for kayaking and sailing.

Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum:
Offers a glimpse into Norway’s ski history, along with fantastic views from the top of the jump.