Sights of Olso, Norway in Photos

July 9-11, 2013

Oslo, the last and smallest Scandinavian capital on our 3 week driving tour of the region. Located at the head of the Oslofjord the setting is pretty but not as exciting as the interplay of islands and boat traffic in Stockholm.

Oslo Harbor - Aker Brygge

Still, the harbor front and Aker Brygge, the square of contemporary buildings just behind it, have an extensive selection of outdoor dining options that were missing in the larger capital.

The sights, while numerous, tend to be smaller and don’t take that much time. Buy the Oslo Pass – a combination ticket for all public transportation including ferries and virtually all the museums. Individual museum tickets are pricey, ranging from 60 – 100+ kroner, and add up fast. We generally don’t do more than 1 – 3 sights in a day, but in Oslo we visited City Hall, the National Gallery, Vigeland Sculpture Park, and three ship museums on the Bygdoy Peninsula and were still back at the hotel by 5PM.

Oslo

Harbor side of City Hall

Harbor side of City Hall

City Hall

City Hall

City Hall

City Hall

Oslo

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Oslo - Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Vigeland Park

Oslo

Bygdoy Peninsula

Bygdoy Peninsula

Viking Ship Museum

Viking Ship Museum

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

Fram Museum

Fram Museum

Harbor - Pink Rain

Harbor – Pink Rain

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