Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Oslo, Norway


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 8.3 km
Ascend 208 m
Descend 130 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.

Activities in OsloIndividual Sights in Oslo

Sight 1: Slottsparken

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Palace Park is a public park in the center of Oslo, Norway, surrounding the Royal Palace. It is 22 hectares.

Wikipedia: Palace Park (EN)

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Kunstnernes hus

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Kunstnernes Hus is an art gallery in Oslo, Norway. It is Norway's largest gallery under the direction of artists, and has served as a major center for exhibits of Norwegian and international contemporary art. It is also a prominent example of Functionalist architecture situated in Wergelandsveien 17, across the Royal palace park.

Wikipedia: Kunstnernes Hus (EN)

259 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Litteraturhuset

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A literature house is an institution that is concerned with the dissemination of modern literature and encourages discussion about literature. It is often organized as an association or a foundation.

Wikipedia: Litteraturhuset (NO), Website

962 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: Markus kirke

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Markus kirke

Saint Mark's Church is a church in the St. Hanshaugen district of Oslo, Norway, completed in 1927. The church has entrances from Schwensen Street no. 15 and on Ullevål Street no. 41.

Wikipedia: St. Mark's Church, Oslo (EN), Website

595 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Gamle Aker kirke

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Gamle Aker kirke

Old Aker Church is a medieval era church located in Oslo, Norway. An active parish, the church is the oldest existing building in Oslo. The church is surrounded by Old Aker Cemetery.

Wikipedia: Old Aker Church (EN)

880 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 6: Olaf Ryes plass

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Olaf Ryes plass

Olaf Ryes plass is a square and park placed centrally in the Grünerløkka borough of Oslo, Norway. It is more or less square in shape.

Wikipedia: Olaf Ryes plass (EN)

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Halléngården

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Halléngården er en treetasjes murgård fra 1880 i Thorvald Meyers gate 59 i Oslo. Ifølge Byantikvaren i Oslo har interiøret og fasaden stor antikvarisk verdi. Fredning og videre bruk av det særpregede bygget har vært sterkt omdiskutert i en årrekke.

Wikipedia: Halléngården (NO)

248 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Schous plass

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Schous plass

Schous plass is a square in the southern part of the borough of Grünerløkka in Oslo, Norway.

Wikipedia: Schous plass (EN)

440 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 9: Sofienbergparken

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Sofienberg Park is a large park in the Grünerløkka district of Oslo, Norway, covering an area of 74 ha.

Wikipedia: Sofienberg Park (EN)

218 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Sofienberg kirke

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Sofienberg kirke

Sofienberg Church is located at Sofienberg in Oslo, Norway and is designed by the Danish-born architect Jacob Wilhelm Nordan. It was first known as Paulus Kirke but its name was changed to Petrus Kirke in 1892 and finally to Sofienberg Kirke in 1962. The church is surrounded by Sofienberg Park, where it was previously a cemetery. The church was consecrated in 1877 and seats approximately 500.

Wikipedia: Sofienberg Church (EN)

664 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: 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 administered by the University of Oslo. It is situated in the neighborhood of Tøyen in Oslo, Norway.

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

253 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo

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The Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and largest museum of natural history. It is situated in the neighborhood of Tøyen in Oslo, Norway.

Wikipedia: Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo (EN), Website

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Geology Museum

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Geologisk og paleontologisk museum ble etablert i 1917 og er en del av Naturhistorisk museum ved Universitetet i Oslo. Museet ble til på initiativ fra geologi-professor Waldemar Christopher Brøgger, og publikum fikk adgang til utstillingene fra 1920. Da museets nybygg på Tøyen ble påbegynt i 1911, var det 100 år etter at mineralsamlingen ved Bergseminaret på Kongsberg ble overført til det nye universitetet.

Wikipedia: Geologisk museum (Oslo) (NO), Website

708 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 14: Tøyenparken

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Tøyen Park is a park in Oslo, Norway. It is located to the north-east of the old Munch Museum and neighbours the University of Oslo Botanical Gardens.

Wikipedia: Tøyen Park (EN)

886 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 15: Bülow Hanssens plass

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Bülow Hanssens plass

Bülow Hanssens plass er en plass med parkanlegg i Oslo. Plassen ligger ved Trondheimsveien foran Sophies Minde i strøket Carl Berner, rett nord for Carl Berners plass. Plassen er 4 dekar stor og ble anlagt som park i 1938. I den vestlige delen av plassen ligger en plaskedam. Mot tre sider vender plassen mot boliggårder.

Wikipedia: Bülow Hanssens plass (Oslo) (NO)

1130 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 16: Sinsenparken

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Sinsenparken is a park between Lørenveien road and the Gjøvik Line at Sinsen, in Oslo, Norway. The 21.2 acre park is used for recreational purposes. The area is bounded by 6 storey residential buildings on three sides, and has Sinsen Church framing the south. There is a leisure and recreation area for the community, which is used for exercise, dog walking, games, sunbathing, barbecuing, social gatherings and other recreation. The entire surface is covered with grass, and in the northeastern part of the park are some tall trees. In the park stands a memorial in remembrance of the 24 Sinsen residents who fell during World War II. The monument was unveiled by Alfred Seland in September 1949.

Wikipedia: Sinsenparken (EN)

518 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 17: Peer Gynt-parken

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Peer Gynt-parken Jim Dine / CC BY 3.0

Peer Gynt Sculpture Park is a sculpture park located in Oslo, Norway. The sculpture park was created in honour of the Norwegian writer, Henrik Ibsen as a monumental presentation of one of his plays Peer Gynt, act by act.

Wikipedia: Peer Gynt Sculpture Park (EN)


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