Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Oslo, Norway

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 9.0 km
Ascend 191 m
Descend 260 m

Explore Oslo in Norway with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

All Sightseeing Tours in Oslo Individual Sights in Oslo

Sight 1: Etterstadparken

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

Wikipedia: Etterstadparken (NO)

1626 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: 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 is today located.

Wikipedia: Sommerfrydhagen (NO)

604 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

322 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: 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 name to the area. The park was developed in 1985.

Wikipedia: Gartnerløkka (Oslo) (NO)

797 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: 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 Nova Spektrum, formerly 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

559 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

45 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Brannvakten

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The Fire Guard or Fire Guard is located in Karl Johans gate 11 by Oslo Cathedral and is built in connection with the Bazaarne, which surrounds the area and most of the cathedral. The fire guard was erected in unplastered red brick in neo-romantic style in the years 1854–1856. The architect was Christian H. Grosch, who also has the teikna Basarane.

Wikipedia: Brannvakta (NN)

47 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: W.A. Wexels

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Wilhelm Andreas Wexels was a Norwegian priest and author. He is best known for his contribution to The Reworked Explanation, a modernization of Pontoppidan's Explanation.

Wikipedia: Wilhelm Andreas Wexels (NO)

10 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 9: L.M. Lindeman

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L.M. Lindeman

Ludvig Mathias Lindeman was a Norwegian composer and organist. He is most noted for compiling Norwegian folk music in his work Ældre og nyere norske Fjeldmelodier.

Wikipedia: Ludvig Mathias Lindeman (EN)

1108 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 10: Munchmuseet

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Munch Museum, marketed as Munch since 2020, is an art museum in Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.

Wikipedia: Munch Museum (EN)

473 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

207 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Børshagen

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Børshagen is the park located around Børsen in Kvadraturen in central Oslo. The park was Oslo's first publicly landscaped park in 1819, then with the name Grønningen.

Wikipedia: Børshagen (NO)

67 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: 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)

415 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Grev Wedels plass

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Grev Wedels plass

Grev Wedels plass is a park covering one block in Kvadraturen in central Oslo. The park was laid out in 1869 and reopened in 1988.

Wikipedia: Grev Wedels plass (Oslo) (NO)

161 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Gamle Logen

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Gamle Logen is a concert hall and music venue located at Grev Wedels plass 2 in Oslo, Norway. The hall also hosts artistic performances, conferences, banquets and private parties.

Wikipedia: Gamle Logen (EN)

232 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: National Monument for War Victims 1940-45

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"The National Monument to the Victims of War 1940-45", also referred to as "The National Monument at Akershus Fortress" or simply "The National Monument", is a monument in memory of Norwegian fallen during World War II. The war memorial was designed by Gunnar T. Janson. It was built at Festningsplassen at Akershus Fortress in Oslo in 1970.

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

522 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 17: Akershus slottskirke

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Akershus slottskirke Hans A. Rosbach / CC BY-SA 3.0

Akershus Castle Church (Garrison Church) is the main church of the Norwegian Armed Forces. The garrison chaplain is responsible for planning and coordinating church services and church actions. The church is located on the floor below Christian IV's hall at the castle.

Wikipedia: Akershus slottskirke (NO)

496 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 18: 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)

1334 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 19: Astrup Fearnley Museum

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Astrup Fearnley Museet [sic] is a private museum of contemporary art at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, organized as Astrup Fearnley Museet AS. The museum opened in 1993 and is founded and supported by the Thomas Fearnley, Heddy and Nils Astrup Foundation.

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


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