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Oslo: City Landmarks and History Walking Tour

1. Oslo: City Landmarks and History Walking Tour

Join us as we share with you the best points of interest the Oslo downtown has to offer. We'll walk through Oslo's historical city centre, designed to be discovered on foot, and learn about Norwegian culture, traditions and daily life. As we reach the emblematic Oslo Opera House (which has quickly turned into the city's symbol), we get a chance to marvel at some of the best pieces of 19th-century Norwegian architecture: the National Theater, Norwegian Parliament, and Grand Hotel. The scenic views of Oslo are stunning, with fjords providing a refreshing breeze. There's no shortage of photo opportunities in this historic city that has been around since 1100 AD! The walking tour concludes at the starting point near University Aula.

Oslo Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

2. Oslo Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Get to know Oslo at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn interesting facts and create memories that you won’t forget. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour at the much-photographed Oslo Central Station. Visit the Oslo Cathedral with its unknown royal use, and Egertorget will give you a taste of one of Oslo's busiest streets. Take a photo at the Norwegian Parliament building, which stands for democracy with its grandeur, and let yourself get lost in Oslo City Hall, with its unique architecture. Visit the Nobel Peace Center which with its unique exhibits gives you the opportunity to learn about the greatest minds and discoveries that hold the prize. You will also pass by Oslo's National Theater with its excellent acoustics and unique program. Admire the iconic Royal Palace. Uranienborg Church with its unique red color will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Frogner Park with its countless statues. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity or for special events like bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events.

Oslo: City Highlights Guided Tour by E-Scooter

3. Oslo: City Highlights Guided Tour by E-Scooter

Come across Oslo's most iconic landmarks in a short time by riding a convenient e-scooter. Join your guide on an insightful tour and learn about local history as you gaze at a variety of buildings, statues, parks, and monuments. E-scooters are all the rage. They are fun, ecological, and they save you time and energy so you can see more in a shorter amount of time. This E-scooter city tour is perfect for everyone who wants to get the most of Oslo's must-see attractions in a modern, fun way.  You'll be able to see highlights such as the Norwegian Opera and Ballet building, Bjørvika district, Akershus Fortress and the vivid Oslofjord areas, and the Royal Palace with its beautiful park full of marvellous statues. Other highlights include the Parliament building and Karl Johans street, which is Oslo's main boulevard.

Oslo: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

4. Oslo: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the much-photographed Oslo Central Station! Visit the Oslo Cathedral with its unknown royal use, and Egertorget will give you a taste of one of Oslo's busiest streets. Take a photo at the Norwegian Parliament building, which stands for democracy with its grandeur, and let yourself get lost in Oslo City Hall, with its unique architecture. Visit the Nobel Peace Center which with its unique exhibits gives you the opportunity to learn about the greatest minds and discoveries that hold the prize. You will also pass by Oslo's National Theater with its excellent acoustics and unique program. Admire the iconic Royal Palace. Uranienborg Church with its unique red color will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Frogner Park with its countless statues!(where the tour ends)

Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

5. Oslo: 5-Hour Private City Highlights Walking Tour

See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide in the city center where you'll start the tour. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital including the Oslo City Hall, Noble Peace Center, National Theatre, Royal Palace, Parliament, and Akershus Fortress. Then, make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Understand polar history truly by removing your view of the here and now. Allow yourself to travel back to centuries ago when mankind had no satellites, no Google Maps, no airplanes, and no crystal-clear knowledge of how the world looked. Enter the Fram museum and hear the stories of three Norwegian polar explorers and their bravery. Finally, return to the city center where you'll see the best part of the tour – the Oslo Opera House. Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the building, reminiscent of a glacier floating in the waters

Oslo: City Walking Tour

6. Oslo: City Walking Tour

See the print left by the founders of Oslo in its medieval architecture, walk through 700 years of history encapsulated in a fortress that has guarded the city from riders and soldiers alike. Step further in time to the town of Christiania. See the first City Hall building from the 17th century and feel the atmosphere of the many cafe terraces and restaurants, which have taken over this area of Oslo. Visit Oslo's City Hall and its main hall, internationally known for hosting the award ceremony of The Nobel Peace Prize each year. Step into 18th century architecture and see the Norwegian Parliament, walk to the National Theater, stand in front of the neo-classical building of the University of Oslo, stroll on to the Royal Palace and its beautiful gardens. Walk down Oslo's main street with its many shops and vibrant atmosphere. Stop by the central train station to appreciate early 19th century architecture, and finally explore contemporary buildings. Step onto the roof of award-winning Oslo Opera House and enjoy the beautiful view of the Oslo fjord from there. 

Oslo: City Exploration Game and Tour

7. Oslo: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Oslo. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour at the much-photographed Oslo Central Station. Visit the Oslo Cathedral with its unknown royal use, and Egertorget will give you a taste of one of Oslo's busiest streets. Take a photo at the Norwegian Parliament building, which stands for democracy with its grandeur, and let yourself get lost in Oslo City Hall, with its unique architecture. Visit the Nobel Peace Center which with its unique exhibits gives you the opportunity to learn about the greatest minds and discoveries that hold the prize. You will also pass by Oslo's National Theater with its excellent acoustics and unique program. Admire the iconic Royal Palace. Uranienborg Church with its unique red color will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Frogner Park with its countless statues.

Oslo: City Highlights Walking Tour with a Local

8. Oslo: City Highlights Walking Tour with a Local

This experience is provided by an independent Local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Oslo? Challenge accepted! Discover Oslo during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle and the modern transformation of the city. We will meet at Oslo Opera House and will go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local look like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Oslo special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time or someone that wants to rediscover it! Who is a Local? A Local is someone who is passionate about sharing authentic experiences based on their interests. As LocalBini, we bring together passionate people from all around the world giving them the opportunity to offer unique experiences via our marketplace.

Oslo: Best of Oslo Walking Tour and Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

9. Oslo: Best of Oslo Walking Tour and Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Save money with this pass and discover Oslo’s most famous landmarks on our walking and bus tours. Make the most of your time in the Norwegian capital and discover by foot and onboard a double decker bus all the secrets of this beautiful city. All included in this pass. In our Best of Oslo tour you'll get an unparalleled insight into what makes this Scandinavian city stand out. Circle Sentrum, Oslo’s diverse city center positioned on the Skagerrak strait, to discover its best landmarks, museums, restaurants and bars. You will see the Norwegian Parliament, the Grand Hotel and the main street Karl Johan. You will learn how Oslo earned its nickname as the 'Tiger City' and stroll past the symbolic Norwegian Opera House that stands out like a pearl in the ocean. Next, you will visit Christiania, the historical center of Oslo; you will know why the Norwegian capital has changed its name for 300 years. The City Sightseeing bus tour is designed so that you experience the best of Oslo across our strategically located bus stops. With over 11 stops strategically located around the city, you will learn intriguing facts about Oslo's many museums including the Kon-Tiki, Viking Ship, and Cultural History museums from a double-decker exclusive panoramic view. After the tour, download the Vox City app (included in your tour) to discover more of Oslo and its incredible history with curated audio-guided route through the main quarters. Best of Oslo includes: Oslo City Hall National Theater University of Oslo Norwegian Parliament Stortorvet Gjestgiveri Glasmagazinet Kvadraturen Oslo Cathedral Karl Johan Street Fire Tower Tiger Sculpture Oslo Second City Hall Gamle rådhus Ceremony Pier Self-guided route's main sights: • Frogner Stadion • Norwegian Parliament • Trinity Church • Karl Johan's monument • Grensen • Aamodt Bridge ... and many more!

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What people are saying about Norwegian National Theater

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 68 reviews

We really enjoyed this tour! It took us to all the must-sees in Oslo. The riddles were nice and challenging, the anecdotes and trivia were interesting and we definitely got that sense of accomplishment™️. I'd love to see what they came up with for the other cities as well.

Our tour took place at the end of a 3 day snow storm, however we still got to finish the tour. Our guide was Ehaw? who was really friendly and knowledgeable. It is a perfect tour to do to get introduced to the city centre. Would recommend

Guide was very nice and knowledgeable. Recommended this tour to some people I met on my trip, they were also happy.

Very impressed with the guide we had for our tour. He did not mind answering our numerous questions.

Good extensive tour, the guide was friendly and very knowledgeable about the area.