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Best things to do in Akershus

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Food Court
“Mathallen Oslo is inspired by the great European food courts. Here you can find specialty shops, cafés and great places to eat. Throughout the year, we are also a venue for different festivals and events celebrating food, drink and good experiences.”
413 locals recommend
Opera House
“What is it? One of Scandinavia’s most iconic modern buildings, the Opera House was designed to resemble a glacier rising out of the fjord and its prime role is to showcase opera and ballet performances. Why go? In many ways, this building marked the start of a new era for Oslo and the regeneration of its waterfront. Don’t miss a walk on top of its roof for a superb architectural experience with wonderful city views to boot.”
295 locals recommend
Park
“One of Oslo's most popular parks with sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. The park is perfect for walking and recreation. In and around the park you also have the city Museum and Vigelandsmuseet. In the summer, Frognerbadet is open, located in the corner of the park.”
223 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The most famous artist from Norway where you can see the iconic paiting "Scream". ”
256 locals recommend
Palace
“What is it? The royal residence at the top of Karl Johans gate, home to HM King Harald V and HM Queen Sonja. The Royal Palace Park surrounds the palace on all sides and features grassy areas, majestic trees, small ponds and statues. Why go? Although the palace is open to the public only during 22 June until 25 August and all visitors must follow a guided tour, the impressive building at the end of Karl Johans street is worth a look. The grounds and gardens are free for visitors to wander around and for the regular changing of the guard every day at 1.30 pm.”
199 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“They have two buildings, one for their permanent exhibition, the other for changing exhibitions.”
191 locals recommend
Pub
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“One of the most "hipster"-friendly areas in Oslo. Always lots of people, good restaurants and cozy small clubs. ”
262 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Popular Italian restaurant in the urban area Grünerløkka. Villa Paradiso serves authentic Italian pizza and other Italian dishes throughout the day. In the summer they open up the seating area outside where you get a view of the city life on Grünerløkka while eating great pizza. “A great choice of authentic Italian dishes in premises that will make you dream like you are in a Italian village. Perfect for dinner or lunch!””
207 locals recommend
Park
“Large garden at Tøyen with ample botanical variety and diversity. Most of the area is designed as an Arboretum, with approximately 1800 different plants. The garden holds a large and varied collection of trees and shrubs planted in a systematic fashion after plant family. The Scent Garden is arranged as an experience for all, but especially the blind, mentally handicapped and wheelchair-bound. ​​​​​​​You will also find large, woven sculptures by the British artist Tom Hare around in the park. The greenhouses The Palm House from 1868 and The Victoria House from 1876 present exotic plants from other parts of the world. The greenhouses are open daily 10 am–8 pm between 15 March and 30 September, and 10 am–4 pm the rest of the year. Norwegian name: Botanisk hage”
177 locals recommend
Car Wash
“Shopping, foods, museums, cafes, everything next to the sea with the view to Akershus Fortress and the islands in the Oslo fjord.”
250 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cool bar next to Akerselva. Free concert with the local band Frank Znort every Sunday. Acoustic set outside on daytime and electric inside at 7pm ”
253 locals recommend
Optical Shop
“Perhaps the most famous street in Norway, leading all the way from the Royal Castle down to the Central Station. ”
149 locals recommend
Museum
“Incredible view into how the Vikings migrated and moved around the arctic waters. To understand most of the other history I would suggest starting here. ”
98 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“It’s the worlds biggest sculpture park made by only one artist. Stunning Sculptures and the big grass lawns a popular places for locals to bbq or hang in the summer. ”
138 locals recommend
Cinema
“Standard movie theatre with the latest releases, if you're in the mood for a movie. Try the Supreme screening room for the best sound and vid. If you're in for more of an indie movie experience, try Gimle Kino in Frogner. Old school theatre with interesting releases and pre-premieres. ”
75 locals recommend
Cosmetics Shop
“Lots of stores like H&M, Zara, but also some other smaller stores further down”
163 locals recommend