Oslo, the capital of Norway located at the head of the 60 mile long Oslo Fjord on the countries south eastern coast. The surrounding hills and lakes are a paradise for lovers of winter sports. The city also offers an abundance of great cafes, quality shopping and theatres.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Viking Ship Museum
At this museum you can celebrate the nautical history of Norway including three authentic Viking longships which were built in the 9th century, as well as a collection of jewelry and utensils.
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Stroll through the five gardens in this strikingly designed park that contains over 200 monumental sculptures by Gustav Vigeland depicting the complete cycle of human life from birth to death.
Situated on a cliff towering above Oslo fjord, this castle and fortress were built in 1300. The grounds of the castle offer beautiful views of Oslo and the Fjord.
Here you can view major works by Edvard Munch, including his famous painting, "The Scream." This spacious museum contains over 1,000 paintings in addition to other works.
One of Oslo's most fascinating landmarks, home to a series of murals painted by Norwegian artists as well as sculpture, woodcarvings and tapestries.