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Important to Oslos history, great views, said to be one of the most haunted areas in Oslo. Possible with ghost-tours.
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…
Oslo's castle fortress just next to Aker Brygge is a lovely place for a stroll as you explore the ruins of the castle.
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)