About Oslo

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Oslo is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord surrounded by forested ridges, and as such it offers various opportunities like skiing and kayaking, make excursions to an island or ice skating to its visitors. Owing to the Gulf Stream bringing temperate water from the Gulf of Mexico, Oslo’s climate is milder that what its latitude would imply. Oslo has a humid continental climate and daylight varies greatly, from more than 18 hours in midsummer, when it never gets completely dark at night, to around 6 hours in midwinter. The summers are mils and warm with average high … Continue reading

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Oslo, the capital of Norway is the cultural, scientific, economic and governmental centre of Norway. Its population has increased very suddenly in the last few years. This has resulted in Oslo becoming a very important city of Europe. Oslo cathedral is a regular church which is open to all. Known as Our Savior’s Church earlier, it is the parish church for downtown Oslo and also the main church for Oslo’s bishopric. It is located at Stortorvet square north/north-east of Karl Johans gate, between Kirke gate and Dronningens gate. It aims to be both traditional and modern in its outlook and … Continue reading

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When in Oslo, the tourists have no dearth of places to visit and attractions to catch up with. One such must visit museum in Oslo is the Viking Ship Museum which is located at Bygdøy in Oslo, Norway. This cathedral like museum holds a lot of archaeological heritage from Tune, Gokstad, Oseberg and the Borre mound cemetary. This region is considered to be the most important archaeological find in Norway which reveals a lot about the maritime history of the country. The museum happens to be associated with the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo and its … Continue reading

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The city of Oslo is dotted with many green spots in the form of parks and gardens each with a unique feature of its own. These parks offer a place for respite to both the locals and the tourists alike. Some of the best parks and gardens in Oslo are: Frogner Park: Located within the Frogner district of Oslo, the park takes pride in its scenic beauty as well as onsite coffee shops standing on terraced areas. Pathways at Frognerparken are suitable for walking and jogging, while other highlights include a large play area, an adjacent swimming pool and the … Continue reading

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Oslo in Norway is a beautiful place. It is definitely one of the best choices if you are looking for a relaxing vacation to calm your mind and escape the monotony of daily life. it is a spectacular sigh in all four seasons. Though not very renowned it is probably one of the best tourist destinations in the whole of Europe. There are several attractions that you must visit. Here are a few of them. The Oslo Fjord: The Norwegian fjords are a sight to behold. It would be sheer stupidity on your part if you miss these! Experiencing these … Continue reading

In and around Oslo

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