The Essential Oslo Private Walking Tour
Discover the essential sites of Oslo on this 2-hour private walking tour. Start in the center and see such landmarks as the Royal Palace, Parliament, and City Hall, home of the Nobel Peace Prize. Head on to Akershus fortress and to the waterfront. Admire the recently revitalized district of Tjuvholmen, now a center of art and design, and get some insider tips on the best places to visit independently.
At a prearranged time, your tour starts near Oslo City Hall. After an introductory talk, go inside to see the famous classic hall and a few historical artifacts.
Continue the tour on the main pedestrian street of Karl Johans Gate and hear fascinating stories about the buildings around you, such as the Royal Palace, the National Theater, Paleet shopping center, and parliament building.
Walk down to Oslo's embankment, where you will have chance to take some pictures of the Akershus fortress; Oslo fjord with its islands, boats in the harbor, and lots of sea birds.
Follow the transformation of Oslo’s once infamous Tjuvholmen district into a new center for art and design. This is also the culinary center of Oslo where you can find cozy cafes, fresh bakeries, and seafood restaurants.
Your tour ends at Aker Brygge. Ask your guide for tips on the best places to eat, drink, and shop in the area.