Oslo is the biggest town and an economic hub in Norway. Its heritages and a number of travel spots make it a must see destination. Vigeland Sculpture Park alone grants free access to various sculptures, good-looking fountains and a load of tree-lined lawns that will simply please you. Right from the Nobel Peace Prize, to snow kiting on skis, the city has lots of things to see and do.
A plenty of travellers skip Norway because of its amazing beauty that I think you should plan your trip. The people of Norway are gentle and all speaks fluent English. The sheer beauty of here is too attractive to ignore. There is nothing like roaming around its attractions and you could make it part of stopover during your trip to Sweden. Norwegian Air offers cheap air tickets to Oslo.
The Norwegian Opera & Ballet
This wonderful place is considered for the best entertainment place. Build in marble and glass, this building features high standard opera and ballet shows. The Opera house is open to the public and discovering its architecture while walking on the roof is famous leisure time activity.
Oslo’s wonderful past on display in the imposing building and museums at this 13th century citadel in the centre of the city. The fortification is also a famous entertainment region with amazing port views. It is a medieval fort that was made to guard Oslo. It has been used as a jail.
Viking Ship Museum
The world’s two best preserved Viking ships from the 9th century are on exhibit at the Viking Ship Museum. It also shows Viking tools, sledges, a horse cart and wood carvings. The museum is located at Bygdoy and a part of cultural history of the University in Oslo.
Established in 1837, the gallery boasts the country’s biggest public collection of drawings, paintings and sculptures. In its permanent and temporary displays, the museum offers ancient art, with principal value on art from Norway.
The popular Holmenkollen Ski jump was recently added, this contemporary ski jump features the globe’s ancient ski museum and a surveillance floor with superb sights of the city. Being over here will be a great feeling for you and it is a famous landmark for the city.
Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park
Spread in 80 acre, Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park in western Oslo features 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. Records say that every year more than one million locals and travellers travel the park, which is open daily. If you are travelling the city don’t forget to visit the park. It is smartly maintained by its management.
Oslo is a beautiful city and gives you plenty to explore. You will have a wonderful time in this once in a year city.