A “runseeing” tour of some of Oslo’s highlights. Starting at the Historical Museum, Oslo’s downtown route will give you a feel for its beautiful nature, and natural scenery. The route passes some of Oslo’s signature landmarks including The Royal Palace, the Nobels Fredssenter, Akershus Fortress, Norwegian Armed Forces Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Oslo Cathedral.
Known as a perfect place to stop for a break, Oslo’s Royal Palace is open all summer long. The Palace offers several guided tours in English everyday, starting at 12 noon, and ending at 4 pm. These tours allow visitors to see some of the most beautiful state rooms in the Palace, including the Cabinet Cloakroo
m, Cabinet Parlour, Council Chamber, White Parlour, and many more.
Also a signature of Oslo, is the Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum has both temporary exhibitions and permanent displays from its own collection of over 5,000 works by Norwegian and international artists.The collection covers a broad range of genres and media, including paintings, drawing, sculpture, video-art, and more. If you have time to stop in, you definitely won’t regret it!