Log in | Register Now!

Log in with Facebook

Choose your destination:
Go back

Oslo

Today's Weather:    ?°C Options
City Rating by visitors: 0/5 Options
Destination rating view details
Architecture
Gastronomy
Nightlife
Culture
Prices
Safety
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image
  • Oslo image

Oslo Overview

Surrounded by woods, lakes and 40 islands in the fjord, Oslo - the capital city of Norway, is the oldest of the Scandinavian capitals. Its history goes back 1000 years. With more then 630,000 inhabitans is also the largest city in Norway. It covers 454 square kilometres, 242 of which are forests. It is located in the South East, in the end of the 62-mile Oslofjord, which has over 40 islands. The city was founded around 1000 AD and later, in 1048 was established by King Harald III. In the 17th century, it was renamed as Christiania (after spelling reform as Kristiania) in honour of King Christian IV, in 1925 the original Norwegian name was restored.

Read more about Oslo


Quick tips
Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Ski jump Tower

Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Ski jump Tower

Sights & culture

Founded in 1923, the Holmenkollen Ski museum is the world's oldest ski museum and it is one of the most popular attractions in...

Ice Music Festival, Feb. 9-12, 2017

Ice Music Festival, Feb. 9-12, 2017

Sights & culture

Ice Music Festival is an amazing, unique event where all music instruments and all stage decorations are created from a real ice....

Norwegian Folk museum

Norwegian Folk museum

Sights & culture

Founded in 1894, the Norwegian Folk museum is one of the oldest and largest Europe´s Open-Air museums and shows how people lived...

Vigeland Sculptur park & museum

Vigeland Sculptur park & museum

Sights & culture

The Vigeland Park is the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway's most popular tourist...

If you want to comment, please Login or Register

Comments

No one rated this. Be the first!


What´s new

Join us on Facebook!