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Cities in Oslo, Norway
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As1 Lillestrøm5
BERGEN3 Oslo940
drammen3 Sogn8
Holmestrand1
Info about Oslo, Norway
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This link - http://www.visitoslo.com/indexe/ - may help you getting an overview of what Oslo has to offer.

My best sightseeing-tip would be to take a walk along the Akerselva river, all the way from Kjelsås to the city centre.

Beer/alcohol (as well as a lot of other things...) is quite expensive in Norway, but there are several places where you can get a beer (0,5 litres) for NOK30. Avoid the main street (Karl Johan) if you're looking for cheap beer, as you might have to pay as much as NOK70 for a beer. You will find one of the cheaepest beers in a small pub called Choice in the Grønland area. NOK 29 Random clientell but often a good atmosphere, allright if cheap beer is all you need.




If you are coming to Oslo and don't want to spend too much money- theres alternatives! You can have delicious vegan food and nice people in the "Hausmania" Culture House, Hausmansgate 42- the name of the non-profit volunteer cafe is "BlackEyedBean". There is one special dish and one soup of the day, besides that wafers and yummy huge sandwiches. In the same house you can find free internet access at HUMLA, in the same floor.
In the ex-squat "Blitz", Pilestredet 10 you can get tasty vegan and vegetarian sandwiches in the cafe for really reasonable prices.

Transport
Inside Oslo you can travel by localtrain, tram, bus and boat (summertimes). The charge is 22 NOK (2.50 euro) when you buy the ticked in advance. You get it at machines, NSB salem NARVESEN-Kiosks and at the central ticket office Trafikanten. If you want to travel around I recommand to buy a DAGSKORT (60 NOK = 7 Euro) with is valid for the next 24 hours from stamped or a "7 dagers kort" with is valid for 1 week (cost 210 NOK=24 euro) Cheaper tickets for children and youths until the age of 19, ask when you buy!
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Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park (Frogner Park), Hovedøya - lovely island for swimming, sunbathing or just walking around, Bygdøy - pretty area with a lot of museums, Aker Brygge - the city harbour, all tourists end here sooner or later. Lovely area for having a beer in the sun and watching the people and the boats. The Nobel museum and City Hall also lies here.


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Want more guests! Add your user name here if you would like to receive more visitors - you should get more requests if listed here. Kristina88 lives here! Contact me if you're interested in meeting up, can't offer accommodation sadly but happy to help with anything else!

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Edited by: Kristina88 on 20.03.2007 ca119 on 10.02.2007 rjr on 16.08.2006 rjr on 15.05.2006 rjr on 08.05.2006 ira on 30.08.2005 ira on 10.08.2005 barabbas on 25.07.2005 annek on 19.10.2004 annek on 04.10.2004
Last postings about Oslo Norway from other users
 
fredrik wrote:

the nature


travelmac wrote:

The viking ship museum, Holmenkollen ski jump, Akershus fortress, boating trips in summer. Also possible with day trips around the Oslo fjord and further up in Norway.



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