40 Sights in Oslo, Norway (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Oslo, Norway. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 40 sights are available in Oslo, Norway.

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1. Sculpture park

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Sculpture park Arnonb16 / CC BY-SA 3.0

"The Fountain" is a fountain modeled as a monumental sculpture group in bronze by Gustav Vigeland and placed as one of the main units along the main axis of the Vigeland Facility in Frogner Park in Oslo.

Wikipedia: Fontenen i Vigelandsanlegget (NO), Url, Description

2. The Monolith

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This "whole" is a 17-meter-high stone pillar carved from a stone dam, which is included in the Viper National Facility in Oslo Frog Park. It is located on a "monolithic plateau" of high dry ice. The boulder was taken from a rock pit under iddefjord's hoof in 1922 by engineers' ducks and then transported to Oslo on a barge. It was completed by Gustav vigeland's concrete assistant, Swede nilsnnsson, Danish Karl's knee, and Norwegian Bridge in 1943. The 121-figure pillar stands at the top of Sheran Park and Frog Garden, with a height of 17 meters. The monument sculpture is surrounded by a circular staircase, with 36 groups of granite arranged in rows on the staircase. The monolithic plateau is surrounded by low Balust granite and has eight double mouths of wrought iron. The name implies that the sculpture is carved from a single granite block.

Wikipedia: Monolitten (NO)

3. Havnepromenaden infotårn 6 Vestbanen

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The port promenade is about one. Along the entire Oslo Ridge, a 9-kilometer-long, continuous promenade runs from the Alnas exit to Greenland in the east, through the center with bumblebees, axes and peppers, and to the bottom of the frog wedge. The promenade was adopted in 2008 as part of the Fjord City project, which is planned to last until 2030. The promenade has an average width of 20 meters and is designed for bicycle and pedestrian traffic. Some were built as promenades prior to the project, while other partial paths will be built in time a few years ago. The Long Tail, west of the Bear Vikavis newspaper opera, which opened in 2013, was the first parade built as part of the harbor promenade. The signs and pedestrian signs of the port promenade were completed when the port promenade was opened on 14th. June 2015. The deal is marked with various orange elements, including 14 orange containers of different sizes, which act as information points. The container is illustrated by the design of cartoon Kroger & Kroger.

Wikipedia: Havnepromenaden (Oslo) (NO), Website

4. Madserud gård

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Mad Cow Yard is a former farm facility west of Oslo Commune. The farm was originally a housekeeping space for the son while skating, and got the name of a man called Dad, the father of Niels Mad, who used to live there. From 1812 onwards, the square belonged to the merchant jacob of erasmus Deep Wade, who also owned the fredricksberg on the south side of the Frog River. The middle part of the farmhouse may have been erected during 1852-74 by a coarsened stone Rose Rock, in a late classical style with a neo-Renaissance incision. The later owner was Commander Fredek Georgia Wilhelm Sverdrop, who extended the house eastward with a built-in glass porch in 1890. The farm has been the owner of the Harpoon Lions since 1903. In 1913, he built the house facing west to make it symmetrical, and added pillars to the long side facing south. The architect for this is Herman Evacuator. Thus, the house got the shape it has today.

Wikipedia: Madserud gård (NO)

5. Villa Stenersen

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Villa Stenersen Hans A. Rosbach / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Villa Stenersen in Oslo is drawn by architect Arne Korsmo for the financier, art collector and authour Rolf Stenersen and his family in 1939. The house were intended to serve both as a residence and as a gallery for his large art collection, and is considered as one of the main works of architecture in the Norwegian functionalism style. It is also the only Norwegian member of Iconic Houses. At the moment, it is in the middle of a restoration process headed by Statsbygg, in collaboration with the National Gallery and the Stenersen family. The villa is operated by the National Gallery of Norway and is open to the public every Sunday during the summer half of the year.

Wikipedia: Villa Stenersen (EN), Website

6. Fridtjof Nansen

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Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen was a Norwegian polymath and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He gained prominence at various points in his life as an explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis. He won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his Fram expedition of 1893–1896. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.

Wikipedia: Fridtjof Nansen (EN)

7. Benjamin Hermansen minnesmerke

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Benjamin Hermansen was a Norwegian boy whose father was born in Ghana; his mother was Norwegian. He was stabbed to death at Holmlia in Oslo, Norway, just before midnight on 26 January 2001 by people from the neo-Nazi group Boot Boys. Joe Erling Jahr and Ole Nicolai Kvisler were convicted of the murder and sentenced to 16 and 15 years in prison respectively. A third defendant, Veronica Andreassen, was convicted on a lesser charge of abetting bodily harm causing death and sentenced to three years in prison.

Wikipedia: Murder of Benjamin Hermansen (EN)

8. Oslo rådhus

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Oslo City Hall is a municipal building in Oslo, the capital of Norway. It houses the city council, the city's administration and various other municipal organisations. The building as it stands today was constructed between 1931 and 1950, with an interruption during the Second World War. It was designed by architects Arnstein Arneberg and Magnus Poulsson. The building is located in the city center, in the northern part of the Pipervika neighbourhood, and it faces Oslofjord.

Wikipedia: Oslo City Hall (EN), Website

9. Geology Museum

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The Geological and Paleontological Museum was established in 1917 and is part of the Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo. The museum was created on the initiative of geology professor Waldemar Christopher Brøgger, and the public was given access to the exhibitions from 1920. When the museum's new building at Tøyen was started in 1911, it was 100 years after the mineral collection at Bergseminaret in Kongsberg was transferred to the new university.

Wikipedia: Geologisk museum (Oslo) (NO)

10. Sonja Henie

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Sonja Henie was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic champion in women's singles, a ten-time World champion (1927–1936) and a six-time European champion (1931–1936). Henie has won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater. She is one of only two skaters to defend a ladies' singles Olympic title, the other being Katarina Witt, and her six European titles has only been matched by Witt.

Wikipedia: Sonja Henie (EN)

11. Vålerenga park

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Vålerenga park is a park at Vålerenga in Oslo. The park is 32 acres and was built in the years 1903-1916. Vålerenga Church (1902) stands in the middle of the park. The park is bounded by Danmarks gate in the north, Hjaltlandsgata and Vålerenga school in the east, Hovedbanen in the south and Opplandsgata in the west. Under the park runs the Vålereng tunnel. The vicarage close to the church is the farmhouse from the former Vålerenga farm.

Wikipedia: Vålerenga park (NO)

12. King Haakon VII

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The statue of Hakenvie at number 7. The June Square in Oslo, created by sculptor Niels Haas and unveiled on the 100th anniversary of King Haakon's birth, is considered a staple of postwar Norwegian sculpture. The relatively young sculptor aas beat several of his senior colleagues in the price competition for the task, which was won by this characteristic of intergenerational transformation.

Wikipedia: Haakon VII-statuen på 7. juni-plassen (NO)

13. Livshjulet

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Livshjulet Jean-Pierre Dalbéra from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

"The Wheel of Life" is a sculpture by Gustav Vigeland in the Vigeland facility in Frogner Park in Oslo. The sculpture was modelled in 1933-1934 and erected in 1949. It depicts a rotating wreath of women, men and children and terminates the 850-metre-long main axis of the plant to the west. The wheel of life is a symbol of, among other things, perishable mortality and eternity.

Wikipedia: Livshjulet (Gustav Vigeland) (NO)

14. Oslo Spektrum

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Oslo Spektrum is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in east central Oslo, Norway that opened in December 1990. It is currently owned and operated by Norges Varemesse. Oslo Spektrum is primarily known for hosting major events such as the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert, the Eurovision Song Contest 1996, and concerts by artists of national and international fame.

Wikipedia: Oslo Spektrum (EN), Website

15. Carl III Johan

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Carl III Johan John Christian Fjellestad / CC BY 2.0

The "Karl Johan Monument" is an equestrian statue of the Swedish-Norwegian king Karl III Johan at the Palace Square in Oslo. The statue, which stands in front of the Royal Palace with its eyes on Karl Johans gate, was executed by Brynjulf Bergslien. It was unveiled on 7 September 1875, 57 years to the day after Karl Johan was crowned in Nidaros Cathedral (1818).

Wikipedia: Karl Johan-monumentet (NO)

16. Sædfuck

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The semen furnace is graffiti painted under a concrete bridge, which leads the exit line of the road through General's Road at the barrel subway station in Oslo. Semen fumigation has long enjoyed cult status in Oslo, and has been named for a punk band, which has been printed on t-shirts. The semen bottle was originally painted black, but now it is red.

Wikipedia: Sædfuck (NO)

17. Kirsten Flagstad

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Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad was a Norwegian opera singer, who was the outstanding Wagnerian soprano of her era. Her triumphant debut in New York on 2 February 1935 is one of the legends of opera. Giulio Gatti-Casazza, the longstanding General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera said, “I have given America two great gifts — Caruso and Flagstad.”

Wikipedia: Kirsten Flagstad (EN)

18. National Monument for War Victims 1940-45

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The National Monument to the Victims of the 1940-45 War, "also known as the" National Monument to the Axis Fortress "or just the" National Monument, "is a monument to the memory of the Norwegian dead during World War II. The War Memorial was designed by the gunmen. Jensen. was listed on the Fortress Square of the Axis Fortress in Oslo in 1970.

Wikipedia: «Nasjonalmonumentet for krigens ofre 1940-45» (NO)

19. Botanical museum

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The Botanical Museum was founded in 1863 and moved into the shoe-tying building today (1913) in 1915. The move was taken by botanist-Professor Johan's North Fisher puppy and professor and headmaster Waldemar Cherristopher Growler; The latter also founded the Geological Museum in 1917. The museum was merged with the Botanical Garden in 1975.

Wikipedia: Botanisk museum (Oslo) (NO)

20. Frogner Park

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Frogner Park is a public park located in the West End borough of Frogner in Oslo, Norway. The park is historically part of Frogner Manor, and the manor house is located in the south of the park, and houses Oslo Museum. Both the park, the entire borough of Frogner as well as Frognerseteren derive their names from Frogner Manor.

Wikipedia: Frogner Park (EN)

21. Etterstadparken

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Etterstadparken is a park in the Old Oslo district. It was built as the core of the residential district of Etterstad, which was built with free-standing low-rise blocks in a siksakk pattern in the 1940s and 50s. Large green spaces between the buildings transition into the park. This formed the pattern for later suburbs.

Wikipedia: Etterstadparken (NO)

22. Monument to the victims of MS Scandinavian Star Disaster 1990

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Monument to the victims of MS Scandinavian Star Disaster 1990 Terje Fredh / Sjöhistoriska museet / CC BY-SA 4.0

MS Scandinavian Star, originally named MS Massalia, was a car and passenger ferry built in France in 1971. The ship was set on fire on April 7, 1990, killing 159 people. The official investigation determined the fire had been caused by a convicted arsonist who died in the blaze. This finding has since been disputed.

Wikipedia: MS Scandinavian Star (EN)

23. Sinnataggen

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"Sinnataggen" is a sculpture in the Vigeland facility in Frogner Park in Oslo. It depicts a small, angry boy and is considered Gustav Vigeland's most famous sculpture. "Sinnataggen", cast in bronze, was probably modelled in 1928 and mounted as one of 58 sculptures on the "Bridge" in the sculpture park in 1940.

Wikipedia: Sinnataggen (NO)

24. Kommandør T.I. Øgrims plass

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Commander. At. Beer Grille Space is a space on Bernhard getz 'Street in downtown Oslo, a quarter between st. Olaf's Street and Keyboard's Street. Between the Square and Axle Man Street, there is a pedestrian walkway with an entrance through Axle Man Street 73. The space is located in downtown st. His pile.

Wikipedia: Kommandør T. I. Øgrims plass (Oslo) (NO)

25. St. Hallvard kirke

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St. Hallvard's Church and Monastery on Enerhaugen in Oslo, Norway, not far from the former medieval St. Hallvard's Cathedral, is the location of the largest current parish of the Catholic Church in Norway. The Catholic parish church for eastern Oslo, it was run by the Franciscans until 1 September 2008.

Wikipedia: St. Hallvard's Church and Monastery (EN)

26. Gartnerløkka

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Gartnerløkka is a park in steep terrain between Urtegata at Tøyen and Sørligata at Enerhaugen in Oslo. In the park stands Urtegata 50, a brick house from 1820, built by a gardener, later inhabited by Johan Siebke and his son Julius, who probably gave his name to the area. The park was built in 1985.

Wikipedia: Gartnerløkka (Oslo) (NO)

27. Brannvakten

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The ouslo domkje at Gate 11, brinvakta or brinvakt is located in kark jok and is associated with basarane as an encircling area with the aust section of aust domkja. brannvakta was a pendant of the neo-romantic style of 1854-1856. The architect is Christine h. I think this is a very important issue.

Wikipedia: Brannvakta (NN)

28. Skillebekkparken

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Olaf Bulls plass is a small park at Skillebekk in Oslo, until 2018 with the name Skillebekkparken. The park was built in the late 1860s and is named after the poet Olaf Bull (1883–1933). In the park stands the sculpture "The Wave" by Anders Svor in a fountain and a bust of Olaf Bull.

Wikipedia: Olaf Bulls plass (NO)

29. Sagene kirke

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Sagene Church is located in Oslo, Norway. The church is one of the most rugged and prominent in Oslo. The church was built in gothic revival style and it was consecrated in 1891. It was designed by architect Christian Fürst in neo-Gothic style. There are 600 seats.

Wikipedia: Sagene Church (EN)

30. Astrup Fearnley Museum

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The Masturbation fearnley Museum [sic] is a 20-hole private museum of contemporary art in Oslo, organized like the Masturbation fearnley Museum as. The museum opened in 1993 and was founded and supported by the foundation thomas fearnley, heddy and astrup of nil.

Wikipedia: Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst (NO), Facebook, Website

31. Oslo Stock Exchange

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Oslo Stock Exchange is a stock exchange within the Nordic countries and offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments.

Wikipedia: Oslo Stock Exchange (EN)

32. Kronprinsesse Märthas plass

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The Crown Princess melthas (City Hall) space is a park facility along the western wall of Oslo City Hall, in the pipervika of downtown Oslo. The square bears the name of the crown princess meltha, the consort of olavv, who died before becoming king.

Wikipedia: Kronprinsesse Märthas plass (Oslo) (NO)

33. The Ibsen Museum

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The Ibsen Museum (Ibsenmuseet) occupies the last home of the playwright Henrik Ibsen. It is located close to the Royal Palace on Henrik Ibsens gate in Oslo, Norway. The museum in Oslo is closed. According to the website, it will reopen in 2021.

Wikipedia: Ibsen Museum (Oslo) (EN), Website

34. Sommerfrydhagen

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Sommerfrydhagen is a park with a playground and universal accessibility at Tøyen in Oslo, specially adapted for disabled people. The name probably comes from the loop Sommerfryd, which in the 1800s was located where the park today is located.

Wikipedia: Sommerfrydhagen (NO)

35. Eidsvolls plass

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Eidsvolls plass is a square and park in Oslo, Norway, located west of the Parliament of Norway Building, south of Karl Johans gate and east of Studenterlunden and the National Theatre. It has been referred to as "the National Mall of Norway".

Wikipedia: Eidsvolls plass (EN)

36. Basarene

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Oslo Bazaars are located at Oslo Cathedral, along the streets Karl Johans gate and Dronningens gate in Oslo, Norway. The buildings of the bazaar constitute a continuous facility that encircles three sides of the quarter with Oslo Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Oslo Bazaars (EN)

37. Alfaset Gravlund anlag 1972

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Alfaset Chapel is a cemetery chapel from 1972 at Alfaset Cemetery in the Alna district of Oslo. The building was designed by the architectural firm Blakstad and Munthe-Kaas Arkitekter. The German war cemetery is located at Alfaset Cemetery.

Wikipedia: Alfaset gravlund og kapell (NO), Website

38. Medianfiguren

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The median figure is a zinc statue in front of the puddle garden outside the Shike Library in Oslo. It has relied on this space since the 1980s. In the left hand, the median figure holds a small Athenian figure with its helmet pushed back.

Wikipedia: Medianfiguren (NO)

39. Ole Høiland's Cave

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Ole Pedersen Høiland was a renowned Norwegian burglar and jail-breaker. He was arrested several times for theft; he became legendary for his many successful escapes, and for his spectacular robbery of Norges Bank.

Wikipedia: Ole Høiland (EN), Website

40. University Botanical Garden

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The University Botanical Garden is Norway's oldest botanical garden. It was first established in 1814 and is administrated by the University of Oslo. It is situated in the neighborhood of Tøyen in Oslo, Norway.

Wikipedia: University Botanical Garden (Oslo) (EN), Website


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