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5 Attractive Tourist Attractions In Oslo, Norway

Visit Oslo, the capital of Norway and find many attractive tourist attractions in the city. The city is rich in historical museum, of the most visited, the National Gallery, as it stores the Edvard Munch painting "The Scream", until the Viking Ship Museum, where we can get a little feel traces of the triumph of the Vikings. There's also Opera House, which although not as beautiful as that is in Sydney, but visitors can walk and see the sights from the top of the roof.

Oslo, "City of the Midnight Sun". The nickname was given because the sun sometimes not sink though it was night, during peak summer. The most interesting of Oslo is situated surrounded by "Fjord"  that captivating. "Fjord" is a term to narrow bays and elongated and surrounded by high cliffs, which are often found in Norway and Iceland. Oslo city itself is not too big, perfect enjoyed on foot, and even can be spent in one day. Moreover, there is Trikken (Tram) and T-Bane (subway or Metro) public transportation convenient

Here are attractive tourist attractions in Oslo you can visit:

1. Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park

The unique sculpture park is the life work of the sculptor Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron. Vigeland was also responsible for the design and architectural outline of the park. A monumental artistic creation with a human message that is well worth seeing. Vigelandsparken is one of Norway's most visited attractions with more than 1 million visitors every year.

2. The Oslo Fjord

The Oslofjord is not a fjord in the geological sense - in Norwegian the term "fjord" can refer to a wide range of waterways. The bay is divided into the inner (indre) and outer (ytre) Oslofjord at the point of the 17 km long and narrow Drobaksundet. In the summer there are boats of all sizes on the fjord, and it is possible to go kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and sailing. There are many activities for both adults and children.

3. Oslo Opera House

The Oslo Opera House is situated in the Bjorvika neighborhood of central Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord. From the outside, the most striking feature is the white sloping marble roof which rises directly up from the Oslofjord, allowing visitors to enjoy a stroll and take in views of the city. The Oslo Opera House is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. Audiences can enjoy world-class opera and concerts on three stages. The Main Auditorium has 1369 seats, Stage 2 has 400 seats and Rehearsal Stage 1 seats 200 people.

4. Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress or Akershus Castle is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo. It has also been used as a prison. Akershus Fortress, located in the city centre by the Oslo Fjord, is a great place to discover Oslo's history and a beautiful place to enjoy a summer day. Akershus fortress is still a military area, but is open to the public daily until 21:00. In addition to the castle, the Norwegian Armed Forces Museum and the Norwegian Resistance Museum can be visited there.

5. Holmenkollen

Holmenkollen, the area has been a ski recreation area since the late 19th century. Holmenkollen is the hill you see on the north western side of Oslo, and here you’ll find one of the most popular recreational areas in the city; Nordmarka. Especially Tryvann and Frognerseteren are great starting points for hikes and trips summer and winter alike. Most popular attractions in Holmenkollen are Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Holmenkollen Ski jump.