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Parks & nature in Oslo

“Vigelandsparken (Fronger Parken) is Oslo's greatest park and has lot's of cool stone sculptures”
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“The Botanical Garden, founded in 1814, belongs to the Natural History Museum of the University of Oslo. Through research, education and plant conservation, the garden seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of plant diversity.”
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“Highclass yet casual restaurant with a top view over Oslo city, located by the entrance of a forest if you would like to take a walk in our beautiful Norwegian woods. At the other end of the forest (15 minutes) its a popular farm for visits with all kind of animals and horseriding. ”
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“Ekebergparken's sculpture walk combines beautiful landscape, high-quality sculptures and history. You can also see the spot which inspired Edvard Munch's "The Scream".”
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Sculpture Garden
“Sculpture park & museum displaying the works of Gustav Vigeland, plus temporary art exhibitions.”
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Scenic Lookout
“Akershus Fortress or Akershus Castle is a medieval castle that was built to protect and provide a royal residence for Oslo, the capital of Norway. The castle has also been used as a military base, and is today a museum, open for public. (Wikipedia)”
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“First get a coffee from Java Espressobar, then climb the stairs and see the city from the top of the park!”
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“Large Park with lots of trees. Options for table tennis if you have the equipment. Other activities possible. Gets lively in summer!”
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“The famous Holmenkollen ski jump is a must-see for first time visitors to Norway. While your there, visit the ski museum and take the lift to the top for the best view in Oslo.”
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Bathing Area
“Bading spot. Sørenga is a new artifital "island". You can walk through middelalderparken to Sørenga. There is a city gardening area on the way, with artistic building. They welcome people to talk to them. And they have differrent arrangements like courses, making food, and picking plants. From Sørenga there is a floating bridge over to the Opera House and to the centrum.”
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“Here you can catch the trams numbered 11, 12, 13 and the bus 30 is very close by. ”
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“Forget Holmenkollen and the other worn down tourist spots. This is the best view of Oslo from above. Great restaurant too. ”
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Water Park
“Tøyenbadet is Norway's busiest swimming facility, with indoor and outdoor pools - and a waterslide. On sunny days, bring a book and lie on the lawn by the pool.”
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Water Park
“Outdoor swimming pool complex with two 50-metre pools, a children's pool, water slide (closed in 2018) and a diving tower.”
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“Walk the nice park to see The Castle. Next to the park area you will reach "Litteraturhuset": a bookshop/restaurant with author readings, "Kunstnernes Hus": The central art gallery with interesting new art exhibitions, or the "Ibsen Museum". If you want a sweet treat, you should look up "Pascal" close to the park for a delicious treat.”
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“Trams from here take you to most places in the city. Frognerparken/Vigelandsparken is about 30 min ride”
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