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Scenic Viewpoint

Akershus Fortress

97 locals recommend
Location
Sentrum, Oslo 0150
Phone+47 23 09 39 17
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 6:00 AM

Tips from locals

Hanna
Hanna
September 07, 2019
Important to Oslos history, great views, said to be one of the most haunted areas in Oslo. Possible with ghost-tours.
Halvor
Halvor
August 26, 2019
One of the most historic scenes in Oslo, worth a look! Not that expensive.
Florina & Christos
Florina & Christos
August 24, 2019
What is it? Akershus Festning is an old medieval fortress which has guarded Oslo from attacks by foreign navies for centuries. It also houses a renaissance castle where several kings and queens have lived. Why go? Access to the fortress grounds is free and gets you some of the best views of the…
Jeni
Jeni
July 28, 2019
Oslo's castle fortress just next to Aker Brygge is a lovely place for a stroll as you explore the ruins of the castle.
Derek
Derek
June 26, 2019
Akershus Fortress or Akershus Castle is a medieval castle that was built to protect and provide a royal residence for Oslo, the capital of Norway. The castle has also been used as a military base, and is today a museum, open for public. (Wikipedia)