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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Water Park
“Tøyenbadet is Norway's busiest swimming facility, with indoor and outdoor pools - and a waterslide. On sunny days, bring a book and lie on the lawn by the pool.”
  • 53 locals recommend
“Main museum with lots of interesting things to see. good for families - for everyone really. It is situated inside the Botanical Garden, which is also beautiful to visit.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“This bar has personality! Located just off the beaten track of Grunerløkka's main street, it is renowned for it's Mexican inspired cocktails. It is also within 20 minutes' walking distance which is nice when you fancy walking home rather than taking public transport. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
“Great pools, for swimming, diving, children, indoor and outdoor. Most famous bathhouse in Oslo, very close. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
“Warning! This theater is a bit experimental. If you are offended by nuditiy I would bring a pillow. Their stories will make you think.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Organic brunch/lunch, coffee and pastries, organic groceries and pizza most evenings. Lovely little shop in a very charming, old neighbourhood.”
  • 13 locals recommend
“A small shopping centre with bakery, pharmacy, florist, grocery store and Vinmonopolet (selling strong beer/wine/spirits).”
  • 8 locals recommend
“Rodeløkkens Kolonihager is a lovely communal gardens open to the public in summer - worth a walk as a contrast to the city streets.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Metro Station
“Easy grocery shopping, open until 11pm every weekday and Saturday until 9pm”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“A great little sushi place. Good sushi at a reasonable price. My go to place for take away sushi!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Not the cheapest of grocery stores, but with a wide selection and hard to find items. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dog Run
“In summertime people enjoy the sun, playing park games and grill, sometimes we even have our own park band.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Nearest wine monopoly (to buy wines, liquer, stronger beers) nb, closes 3 pm on Saturdays, 6 pm on weekdays, closed on Sundays. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“This place is small but great for take away. Cheap but very tasty thaifood. 90kr”
  • 8 locals recommend
“Fantastic bakery to get some croissants for breakfast and have the best capuccino in town!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Intersection point to several buses and trams. Like: Bus 20 direction Galgeberg to Munch museum Bus 20 direction Skøyen to Vigelandsparken ”
  • 5 locals recommend