Walking tour of Oslo
Shore excursion from port of Oslo, Norway
- Duration 3h
- Activity level medium
What you'll do
Pick up by our guide with the Shore2Shore sign.
Oslo is the capital of Norway and is located in the center of Scandinavia, it is one of the oldest cities in this region and the only one with an urban settlement dating back to the age of the Vikings.
On this walking tour we will learn about the history of the capital, the Norwegian monarchy and its independence in 1905. We will visit the Royal Palace, the official residence of the kings of Norway in Oslo, built in the 19th century, between 1823 and 1848; the City Hall, the political and administrative seat of the Norwegian capital, one of the most emblematic buildings of the capital and the place where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded every year; the Parliament (Storting), inaugurated on March 5, 1866 and seat of the Norwegian National Assembly, a place that deserves a visit and enjoy its surroundings, full of gardens with beautiful flowers; and the main street, Karl Johans gate, which offers great panoramic views with the palace in the background.
The walk will take us to the fortress of Akershus, the oldest fortress in Oslo, a complex of military buildings strategically located along the fjord, founded in the Middle Ages as a royal castle also served as headquarters for the representatives of the king.
We will discover the new architecture with Munch, the Opera House, the most important performing arts center in the country, and the beautiful Library in the center of the city.
We will have free time during our excursion.
Return to the port for farewell.
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|2024||Group of 25 people|