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Oslo the capital of Norway

Oslo is a city with abundant culture and styles. These are Miki recommended experiences that you don’t want to miss in Oslo.

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace has stood as a significant symbol of Norwegian history since 1814. Owned by the state, it serves as the residence and workplace of the head of state, where daily monarchy affairs are managed. Here, the King conducts the Council of State, hosts official dinners, and grants audiences. Visiting foreign dignitaries are accommodated here, and it serves as the workplace for most Royal Court members. Guided tours are available to the public in summer time only from late June until the middle of August.

Vigeland Park

The sculpture park, Gustav Vigeland's lifelong project, boasts over 200 sculptures in granite, bronze, and wrought iron. Despite being installed mainly between 1940-1949, it reflects over 40 years of effort. Vigeland Park is one of the most popular attractions in Oslo, welcoming more than one million visitors yearly.

Opera house

Oslo's Opera House sits at the harbor, with a distinctive angled, white exterior. Visitors can climb its roof for panoramic views of Oslo and the fjord year-round. The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet offers varied performances across three stages: The Main House (1369 seats), Second House (400 seats), and the Studio (200 seats), with concerts also held on the Opera roof and foyer.

Oslo fjord cruise

Discover the beauty of the inner Oslofjord from the pier near the Oslo Opera House. There are several different styles of cruises to choose from: modern electronic boat to Viking wooden boat, with meal and music band possibilities. Cruise along the city's picturesque shoreline, passing by charming islands, landmarks, and historical sites. Passengers are welcome to enjoy an unforgettable journey!

Oslo Hiking

Oslo city is encircled by verdant forests, easily reached with a short train ride. Locals often use public transport, taking just 15 to 20 minutes to escape to nature's heart. Oslo hiking tours start by the Tiger statue at the Oslo Visitor Centre in the city. Following the local guide, enjoy the fresh air, unwind, and capture the beauty, and let's also preserve the Norwegian nature for future generations. See you on the tour!

Holmenkollen ski jump and zipline

Ever since the end of the 1800s, Holmenkollen ski arena has been enormously popular in Norway, it is home to some of the world's most famous winter sports events. From the top of the ski jump hill, there you may experience the best view of Oslo city. For adventure lovers, you will be thrilled by experiencing the zipline at 361 meters long and with a height difference of 107.5 meters!

Kistefos Museum and The Twist

Kistefos Museum provides a combination of industry, sculpture and arts together. Industry and Art Exhibitions have seasonal openings, while Sculpture park is open for all year round. The Twist embodies a gallery, a bridge, and a sculpture within its unique design. Stretching 1000 square meters and spanning 60 meters across the Randselva river, this architectural marvel twists into a sculptural form. Crafted by the renowned Danish architects BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, it's heralded as a "must-see" cultural destination by the New York Times, Bloomberg, and The Telegraph, among others.

Hadeland Glassverk

Located just an hour north from Oslo, on the south bank of Lake Randsfjord, Hadeland Glassverk is a picturesque destination. Founded in 1762, it stands as Norway's oldest industrial company. The Visitor Centre is open daily, offering a range of activities for all ages. Witness traditional glassblowing, try your hand at glass design, and explore the shops, cafes, restaurants, exhibitions, and glass museum, all showcasing delicate, high-quality craftsmanship.

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