Best tours in Oslo

Check out the top tours in Oslo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Botanisk hage

1. Botanisk hage

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68 local reviews
1 Sars gate, Oslo
Open now
22 85 16 00
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Hanne
This is a beautiful botanical park with almost all the plants you can imagine, and it is so beautiful. It is a…
Sarah
Off the beaten tourist track. Botanical gardens.
Kaia
This wonderful park is an excellent spot for a walk or just chilling on a sunny day. Located just down the str…
1. Botanisk hage

1. Botanisk hage

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68 local reviews
1 Sars gate, Oslo
Open now
22 85 16 00
Hanne
Hanne
This is a beautiful botanical park with almost all the plants you can imagine, and it is so beautiful. It is also a really nice and old cafe…
Sarah
Sarah
Off the beaten tourist track. Botanical gardens.
Kaia
Kaia
This wonderful park is an excellent spot for a walk or just chilling on a sunny day. Located just down the street from the appartment, it di…
2. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

2. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

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165 local reviews
1 Kirsten Flagstads Plass, Oslo
21 42 21 00
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Zita
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from t…
Pernille
The Oslo Opera House is a stunning piece of architecture worth visiting while in Oslo. Make sure to check out …
Vladan
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from t…
2. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

2. Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

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165 local reviews
1 Kirsten Flagstads Plass, Oslo
21 42 21 00
Zita
Zita
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visit…
Pernille
Pernille
The Oslo Opera House is a stunning piece of architecture worth visiting while in Oslo. Make sure to check out the interior as well! They als…
Vladan
Vladan
Oslo's Opera House is located right at the harbour, with an angled, white exterior that appears to rise from the water. It invites its visit…
3. Karl Johans Gate

3. Karl Johans Gate

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61 local reviews
Karl Johans Gate, Oslo
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Anne
Oslo's main high street. Although nicely decorated during Xmas season, it is packed with tourists and high str…
Theodor & Ingrid
Main street in the city of Oslo. A typical tourist attraction, but a must see on your visit to Oslo. Shopping …
Stine
The ultimate tourist street in the city centre. Here you´ll find shopping and dining and annoying street selle…
3. Karl Johans Gate

3. Karl Johans Gate

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61 local reviews
Karl Johans Gate, Oslo
Anne
Anne
Oslo's main high street. Although nicely decorated during Xmas season, it is packed with tourists and high street shops which will not add m…
Theodor & Ingrid
Theodor & Ingrid
Main street in the city of Oslo. A typical tourist attraction, but a must see on your visit to Oslo. Shopping and restaurants.
Stine
Stine
The ultimate tourist street in the city centre. Here you´ll find shopping and dining and annoying street sellers. And souvenirs.
4. Bogstadveien

4. Bogstadveien

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73 local reviews
Bogstadveien, Oslo
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Zita
Norway's longest shopping street, Bogstadveien, runs from the Royal Palace to Majorstuen, and boasts some 300 …
Ina Emilie
Oslos main shopping street Karl Johan can be a bit busy and touristy, so we recommend going here instead. Here…
Francisco
Street with tons of boutiques, restaurants, cafés, and bars in the evenings.
4. Bogstadveien

4. Bogstadveien

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73 local reviews
Bogstadveien, Oslo
Zita
Zita
Norway's longest shopping street, Bogstadveien, runs from the Royal Palace to Majorstuen, and boasts some 300 shops and cafés. Many of them …
Ina Emilie
Ina Emilie
Oslos main shopping street Karl Johan can be a bit busy and touristy, so we recommend going here instead. Here you will find all of the big …
Francisco
Francisco
Street with tons of boutiques, restaurants, cafés, and bars in the evenings.
5. Royal Palace

5. Royal Palace

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115 local reviews
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Per Stian
The royal residence at the top of Karl Johans gate is home to King Harald V and Queen Sonja. The building is i…
Patience
The Kings Palace. Castle tours in the summer & open gardens & changing of the guards all year round. Great vi…
Jannike
Where the King lives of course. Supposed to be a lot larger, but the money ran out. Small park, quite nice. Th…
5. Royal Palace

5. Royal Palace

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115 local reviews
Per Stian
Per Stian
The royal residence at the top of Karl Johans gate is home to King Harald V and Queen Sonja. The building is in neo-classical style with a f…
Patience
Patience
The Kings Palace. Castle tours in the summer & open gardens & changing of the guards all year round. Great view of Karl Johan (main shoppin…
Jannike
Jannike
Where the King lives of course. Supposed to be a lot larger, but the money ran out. Small park, quite nice. The queens park is open to the p…
6. Kon-Tiki Museet

6. Kon-Tiki Museet

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31 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
23 08 67 67
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Zita
At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expediti…
Sutharsan
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-T…
Lars
Tourist attraction #3
6. Kon-Tiki Museet

6. Kon-Tiki Museet

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31 local reviews
36 Bygdøynesveien, Oslo
23 08 67 67
Zita
Zita
At the Kon-Tiki Museum, guests can experience original vessels and up-to-date exhibits on Heyerdahl’s expeditions, including Kon-Tiki, Ra, T…
Sutharsan
Sutharsan
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) gained worldwide fame when he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki in 1947. He followed this …
Lars
Lars
Tourist attraction #3
7. Vikingskipshuset/ Kulturhistorisk museum,UiO

7. Vikingskipshuset/ Kulturhistorisk museum,UiO

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50 local reviews
35 Huk Aveny, Oslo
Open now
22 13 52 80
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Hosein
A museum for the people interested in the history of vikings. The tourists seems to see it as a must when in O…
Robin
(Expect many tourists). Interested in looking at some 700-1000year old viking ships? This museum is also not t…
Cecilie
Viking ship museum. Take the Boat from Rådhusplassen.
7. Vikingskipshuset/ Kulturhistorisk museum,UiO

7. Vikingskipshuset/ Kulturhistorisk museum,UiO

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50 local reviews
35 Huk Aveny, Oslo
Open now
22 13 52 80
Hosein
Hosein
A museum for the people interested in the history of vikings. The tourists seems to see it as a must when in Oslo.
Robin
Robin
(Expect many tourists). Interested in looking at some 700-1000year old viking ships? This museum is also not too far away from the Frammuseu…
Cecilie
Cecilie
Viking ship museum. Take the Boat from Rådhusplassen.
8. Frogner Park

8. Frogner Park

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83 local reviews
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Ane
Norway's most visited tourist attraction will not disappoint you - especially not on sunny days. Stroll around…
Vilhelm
A "must see" park when you are in Oslo. Frogner Park (Frognerparken) is the biggest park in central Oslo and i…
Jannike
Frognerparken. Less than a ten minute walk from my doorstep. Will be in any tourist guide. Worth the visit, bo…
8. Frogner Park

8. Frogner Park

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83 local reviews
Ane
Ane
Norway's most visited tourist attraction will not disappoint you - especially not on sunny days. Stroll around and enjoy Gustav Vigeland's i…
Vilhelm
Vilhelm
A "must see" park when you are in Oslo. Frogner Park (Frognerparken) is the biggest park in central Oslo and is a popular recreational area …
Jannike
Jannike
Frognerparken. Less than a ten minute walk from my doorstep. Will be in any tourist guide. Worth the visit, both the park and the sculpture …
9. Grünerløkka

9. Grünerløkka

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94 local reviews
Grünerløkka, Oslo
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Marie
Lovely area that has everything! Bars, restaurants, shopping. Not a lot of tourism
Christoffer and Hanne
A vibrant city area with loads of cafes, restaurants and shopping. Here you´ll meet locals and find special st…
Beate
Area with lots of bars, restaurants, independent little shops and boutiques. Always a lot of people to look at…
9. Grünerløkka

9. Grünerløkka

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94 local reviews
Grünerløkka, Oslo
Marie
Marie
Lovely area that has everything! Bars, restaurants, shopping. Not a lot of tourism
Christoffer and Hanne
Christoffer and Hanne
A vibrant city area with loads of cafes, restaurants and shopping. Here you´ll meet locals and find special stores (not a typical tourist ar…
Beate
Beate
Area with lots of bars, restaurants, independent little shops and boutiques. Always a lot of people to look at and talk to; a must-see area …
10. Holmenkollen

10. Holmenkollen

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44 local reviews
Holmenkollen, Oslo
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Line Iren
Holmenkollen is the most visited tourist attraction and one of the world's most famous sports venues and you h…
Gry
Holmenkollen National Ski Arena is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions, and includes the Holmenko…
Lars
The iconic ski jumping slope of Oslo is a very touristy thing to check out, but it's a reason why. Firstly, th…
10. Holmenkollen

10. Holmenkollen

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44 local reviews
Holmenkollen, Oslo
Line Iren
Line Iren
Holmenkollen is the most visited tourist attraction and one of the world's most famous sports venues and you have a total view over Oslo.
Gry
Gry
Holmenkollen National Ski Arena is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions, and includes the Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Jump Tower, …
Lars
Lars
The iconic ski jumping slope of Oslo is a very touristy thing to check out, but it's a reason why. Firstly, that we Norwegians would want to…
11. Akershus Fortress

11. Akershus Fortress

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44 local reviews
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Heidi
The old fortress protecting Oslo. Feel free to rummage the buildings and have a stroll around the area. They a…
Woon
The Akershus Fort. Another popular tourist attraction. Nice thing to do on a sunny day.
Marie & Erlend
Nice both from the inside and outside and provides great views over Oslo
11. Akershus Fortress

11. Akershus Fortress

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44 local reviews
Heidi
Heidi
The old fortress protecting Oslo. Feel free to rummage the buildings and have a stroll around the area. They also provide free guided tours.
Woon
Woon
The Akershus Fort. Another popular tourist attraction. Nice thing to do on a sunny day.
Marie & Erlend
Marie & Erlend
Nice both from the inside and outside and provides great views over Oslo
12. Aker Brygge

12. Aker Brygge

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101 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Oslo
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Gung
Up until '82 Aker Brygge consisted of a shipyard industry, but from '85 one of Oslo’s largest property project…
Jannike
Aker Brygge, a former dock area, and Tjuvholmen may seem like tourist traps, but are actually quite nice. Nice…
Kristin
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink…
12. Aker Brygge

12. Aker Brygge

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101 local reviews
Aker Brygge, Oslo
Gung
Gung
Up until '82 Aker Brygge consisted of a shipyard industry, but from '85 one of Oslo’s largest property projects became a tourist magnet with…
Jannike
Jannike
Aker Brygge, a former dock area, and Tjuvholmen may seem like tourist traps, but are actually quite nice. Nice bars (try The Thief) and rest…
Kristin
Kristin
Aker Brygge is a melting pot where people meet, mingle and visit. Oslo´s residents come to shop, eat and drink, perhaps hop on a boat to one…