Buildings and landmarks
Royal Palace tour gives you a glimpse of its architecture. The university of Oslo allows visitors to view its magnificent rooms. Opera House is a must visit for its modern architecture. Kirkeristen is an old bazaar where you can buy handcrafted products. Oslo City Hall has murals and many democratic themes.
Akershus Festning is a medieval castle built in the 12th century. It has stone walls and museums. Holmenkollen was built in the 18th century and holds world championships for skiing. Walking and bike riding are famous activities here. Stortinget is a Parliament where you can take free guided tours in English as well.
Museums and parks
Oslo Munch Museet has paintings of Edward Munch, an artist from Norway.Oslo National Museum has works displayed by international artists. Emanuel Vigeland Museum has frescos.
The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History depicts the history of Norway from various eras. Viking Ship Museum has artifacts and a burial chamber of Vikings. Norwegian Maritime Museum has collections of ships and boats that impacted this country. Kon-Tiki Museum has artifacts from Easter Island.
Fram-Museum has shipped from expeditions and depicts polar explorations. Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology is an interactive museum for children. Tramway Museum depicts the history of trams and buses.
Frogner Park is a recreational area and has sculptures and lush green. This park also has water slides and diving towers. Botanical Garden is a place for a picnic and is a relaxing area. St.Hanshaugen is a public park and has the highest hill in the city. Slottsparken is a Royal Palace with old trees and grass.
Sofienbergparken is a picnic park where you can see people playing ball, cooking barbecues, and is a nice place for children to play. Ekeberg is a green hill and gives a great view of the city. Stensparken is a park with a church.