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Parks and nature in Oslo

Top parks

Park
“You should really visit the sculpture park. You will never see anyting like this again. ”
  • 214 locals recommend
Park
“The botanical gardens is located close to the appartment and is a great place to walk around. The cafe in the middle of the garden offers Oslos best "svele" which is a sort of norwegian pancake - a must eat! ”
  • 183 locals recommend
Park
“If you take a trip to Ekeberg you will be able to get a nice view of the city. There is also a nice sculpture park to visit. ”
  • 145 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Vigelandsparken is a famous sculpture park located on Frogner/Majorstuen in Oslo. The sculptures is made by Gustav Vigeland. Bus nr 20 Skøyen from Carl Berner stops right outside the park.”
  • 145 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Important to Oslos history, great views, said to be one of the most haunted areas in Oslo. Possible with ghost-tours.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Park
“Large Park with lots of trees. Options for table tennis if you have the equipment. Other activities possible. Gets lively in summer!”
  • 100 locals recommend
Park
“First get a coffee from Java Espressobar, then climb the stairs and see the city from the top of the park!”
  • 97 locals recommend
Park
“Here you can catch the trams numbered 11, 12, 13 and the bus 30 is very close by. ”
  • 85 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Playground
“This place has the most beautiful view over Oslo!! If you walk it will take you 15 minutes, BUT its a hill, so you can get a little exhosted. It is worth it when you get there!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Playground
“Åpent Bakeri. On the corner Sofies gate and Brageveien. Small bakeri with quality products. High end prices”
  • 1 local recommends
Pool
“Have a swim or just relax by the water. Shallow, mainly children playing around/swimming in the water.”
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
“A green (in summer) valley in the city, just minutes away from our appartement. Great for a stroll, or just relaxation. Great view's from the top. Skate ramp and equipment for a work out session if your into that ;)”
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
“This restaurant is so fresh that I couldn't find it on Google Maps... The name of the restaurant is Kolonialen and it's a really good neighbourhood restaurant. Amazing team behind the restaurant, the food follows the team behind.”
  • 1 local recommends

Beaches

Bathing Area
“Beach and pier in the very city center. Nice place with bars and restaurants, Rema 1000 grocery store and public toilets. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Beach
“If you want to get in touch with nature take the subway to Sognsvann or take bus 30 from Solli to Bygdøy Sjøbad. Take a walk in the forest and jump in the water. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Beach
“A nearby taste of nature/ woods - and the fjord if you feel like going for an easy hike.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Beach
“The closest beach, with evening sun. Nice walk with lovely view over the Oslo fjord. On the way you will see quite a few beautiful villas from the late 19th century, combining European classical architecture with Norwegian particularities. They are often called "sveitservilla", "Swiss villa" . ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Beach
“My favorite spot for swimming in the fjord, and just 15 minutes away by bike. I do however take the subway from the city centre to get back up - it is steep!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Beach
“Have a walk by the ocean and stop by the cafe Anne på landet open until 17.00 Tuesday-Sunday. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Island
“Take the boat from Aker Brygge to Langøyene or Hovedøya. It works on the same ticket as you use for the tram/metro/bus. A nice beach on the other side of the island on warm summer days.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“Good place for walks around all year round. Swimming and sunbathing in summer. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Trails

Trail
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
  • 1 local recommends
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