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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.

“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
  • 4 Experiences
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
  • 4 Experiences
Natural Feature
“Bygdøy is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo, and here you find several of Oslo's most popular museums. Bygdøy is mainly a residential area, but in addition to the museums Bygdøy is also a popular recreational area during summer offering beaches, a beach volleyball court and a beach restaurant at Huk. There are also several beautiful trails both for cycling and walking.”
  • 48 locals recommend
  • 5 Experiences
Water Park
“Outdoor swimming pool complex with two 50-metre pools, a children's pool, water slide (closed in 2018) and a diving tower. Located next to Vigeland Sculpture Park, Frognerbadet has enjoyed a special place in the lives of Oslo's population ever since it opened in 1956. The pool is only open in summer, and the water temperature is kept at 25 degrees Celsius (77 degress Fahrenheit). Locker rooms, café and snack bar. Slightly higher entry prices on weekends. Between 27 August and 16 September, only the upper 50-metre pool is open”
  • 42 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“A big sculpture park designed by Gustav Vigeland. It is a beautiful green park where you can have a picnic while the kids play in the playground or running around in the big lawns. ”
  • 239 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
“If you want to get in touch with nature take the subway to Sognsvann or take bus 30 from Solli to Bygdøy Sjøbad. Take a walk in the forest and jump in the water. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Art Museum
“10-20 minute ride with subway from Carl Berner plass or Oslo Central Station ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Right across the street, great pizza and good wines using fine wine glasses. Always popular and a great underground locals spot. For Oslo, the prices are ok.”
  • 22 locals recommend
History Museum
“Would you like a taste of the story of Oslo? The current exhibitions OsLove will guide you through the highlights of the history of Oslo. The newly opened exhibithion Seventies gives you pieces of the decade marked by political opposition, Women´s Rights Movement and changes in everyday life. Free children’s app: “Bydetektiven” (City-detective) is available for rent Free audioguides in 8 different languages including Norwegian and English. Opening hours Tuesday – Sunday 11am–4pm Free adm, 1 st saturday evey month Address Frognerveien 67 Admissions Adults: NOK 90,- Students and children under 18 years of age: NOK 50,- Seniors: NOK 70,- ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall. Includes Many which is a more high-end supermarket with fresh meat and seafood.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“ Here you can buy not commonly available groceries, including fresh produce. They have a bakery (sweets and pizza) as well as a restaurant in the same hall.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“New place at Frogner, have got fab reviews but i have not tried. Supposed to be expensive though but a nice location and atmosphere”
  • 7 locals recommend
“This is the local bakery where I go for breakfast or lunch. They have great coffee, sandwiches and sweet baked goods, in french inspired interiors. Try the cinnamon bun or a croissant with home made strawberry jam, or pick one of their tempting breads to enjoy in the flat.”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Frogner is Oslo's most posh neighbourhood, but really pretty and nice to walk around. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Great smoothies, sandwiches and salads. Hip but cosy place for lunch or something to grab on the run. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Best Indian place in Oslo. Sophisticated and located in a great neighborhood for an evening walk.”
  • 5 locals recommend