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Things to do in Oslo

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Gift Shop
“The city centre mall, different department stores, clothes, shoes, jewelry, food, bookstore, make-up, and so on. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great, local restaurant, Michelin recommendation but still ok orices. focuses on healty local food. Really Good. Try their Nature Wine. ”
  • 118 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Edvard Munch is the most famous Norwegian painter, so could be worth a try if you're into art/history.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Bar
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“Pizza, great selection of beer, coffee, shuffleboard and boardgames - friendly and popular neighbourhood bar located in the old post office at Tøyen Torg.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Bar
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“Beautiful and charming bar with lovely ambiance. Worth checking out for anyone in the neighborhood”
  • 126 locals recommend
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
Natural Feature
“Take the ferry from Aker brygge. The ferry is included in the ruter ticket.”
  • 119 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museum focusing on the expeditons carried out by Thor Heyerdahl, one of the great explorers of our time”
  • 64 locals recommend
Diner
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“American Diner. Not my favorite as I am more into health food, but good food and service.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Clossest mall where you find everything. We like to go there to get cheep groceries at the International Store outside the mall and then have e.g. a frozen yoghurt or a smoothie as a treat. Metro 4 and 5 both go there and some of the busses.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“Great, cultured night club with food serving during the day time. Come here for the good music and great guests,”
  • 98 locals recommend
Bar
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“This place have great beers, atmosphere and you can get a cheap bit of food here as well! They have a great meatwrap!”
  • 98 locals recommend
Bar
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“East Oslos's grand venue. Restaurant and beer hall with traditional norwegian cuisine on the menu. The cocktail bar Pigalle upstairs is worth checking out too.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Museum
“Would highly recommend island hopping on the local ferry to the islands just off shore where there are lovely houses to walk through and the ruins of a monastery. Ex boat out there and bus back.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local favourite in Kampen, which is the neighboring area just across the bridge over the Metro.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This top Italian joint brings you rustic food from all over Italy and perhaps the best Italian places in the city. They also have the biggest Italian wine cellar in Norway. Try the oxtail ravioli! Also, try Bettola, the cocktail bar next door”
  • 90 locals recommend