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Parks & nature in Sofienberg

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”
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Park
“Large Park with lots of trees. Options for table tennis if you have the equipment. Other activities possible. Gets lively in summer!”
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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.”
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Park
“Quiet park, nice green grass, but there are no toilets there. There are two ping-pong tables here, and you are free to borrow our rackets and balls.”
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Garden
“This area is known for its old tree-houses, which was mostly built before Rodeløkka became part of Christiania in 1878. It is really colorful and a nice invironment. More than half of those who lived at Rodeløkka in the old days were either craftsmen in the construction industry or workers who could build houses themselves. Almost all of them came from farms outside the city. Many had dismantled and brought their house when they moved. ”
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Metro Station
“Quite big park with many places to sit down for a picnic or hanging out in the sun. Good place to exercise with tracks to run on. Parkrun every saturday at 09.30 am. Also has an indoor swimming pool. ”
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Dog Run
“In summertime people enjoy the sun, playing park games and grill, sometimes we even have our own park band.”
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Botanical Garden
Park
“A large playground and the kids' favorite, located in the upper part of the Sofienberg Park, next to Sofienberg Church.”
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Park
“Mange aktiviteter for hele familien. Botanisk hage er her også Tøyenbadebasseng, en av de største i Oslo.”
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Dog Run
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Botanical Garden
“The palm house in Oslo has free entrance. It's in the beautiful botanical garden. I go to the palm house when I need tropical climate :) ”
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Park
“Nice, hidden park belonging to the old Freia chocolate fabric. Lots of wonderful original paintings by Edvard Munch in the old cafeteria. Open in the summer time.”
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Park
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Park
“This is a Botanical Garden. Its very very big. You can walk there for hours. Its very exotic and special. Take the subway from the central station. Go on the East line and take number 1,2,3,4,5 to "Tøyen" (2 stops).”
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