Historic Landmarks and Tourist Places in Oslo
Oslo is world’s largest capitals in the world in terms of area but not with respect to land mass. This is place with full of hills, parks, protected forests, and hundreds of lakes. The city center is a joy to explore and people feel great on foot and with full of public spaces along with many pedestrian friendly areas. It also includes the city’s main street. Regularly it was ranked as one of the best cities in the world in which to live. Oslo boasts rich cultural scene and is famous for its theatre, museums and many famous galleries also. Some filtered Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Oslo are listed below…
Royal Palace: This palace is located in high on the northwest end of Karl Johansgate. This palace has 1825 which dominates the cityscape. Impressive feature for this palace is it is with 173 room building and this is not open to the public. Just to the south of the palace comprises the Norwegian Nobel Institute, where the Nobel Peace Prize is presented.
Munch Museum: Museum Munch is world famous which is dedicated to the life and work of Norway’s greatest painter. This contains vast collection of old paintings, graphic arts, drawings, water colored paintings and sculptures which related to great artist’s life.
Akershus Fortress: It is famous fort which belongs to 13th Century. This is located in the grounds is the Museum of the Norwegian Resistance. We can spend more time here by learning about the German occupation of 1940-45.
Vigeland Sculpture Park: Oslo is famous for world wide national parks and museums. Vigeland Sculpture Park is one of Norway’s most visited tourist attractions.
City Hall: Oslo’s enormous City Hall is reported as one of the city’s great landmarks. This is one of the towers houses with 38 bells and can be heard chiming throughout the harbor area.