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    Painfully pricey and wonderfully chilled out, Norwegian capital Oslo is surrounded by awe-inspiring nature and home to an enviable range of museums. Spend your morning strolling down the steep sides of the dramatic nearby Fjords, the afternoon mixing museums with striking architecture, and the evening warming up around a log fire, trying your best to keep the pace down and stretch the budget to the end of your trip. Oslo is a very safe place for travelers.

    There’s not much here you can’t see on foot. You’re some way short of the northern lights, but there’s still an eerie glow to be enjoyed walking the harbor at night, while you can get a taste of the olden days taking in the rustic Viking ship. Wander those impressive museums, and you’ll find yourself face to face with Munch’s psychedelic ‘The Scream’, as well as trotting amongst the equally frightening ski jump memorabilia in the inspiring ski museum.

    Oddly enough, you'll probably want to spend a large amount of your time outside the city, too. The outskirts of Oslo are truly phenomenal, and allow for a plethora of outdoor activities ranging from ice skating and kayaking to skiing and stunning hiking all within a very accessible distance. If you’re willing to go a little further afield, you can add whale watching to the list, too, not to mention the incredible scenery of Norway’s craggy Fjords.

    The 13th century Akershus Fortress guards the headland and offers visitors guided tours of the modernized, renaissance structure it’s become. At the Norwegian Museum of cultural history you can dabble in folk dancing and funny hats, while the Oslo sculpture park is a surrealist city center escape that takes you on a winding, playful journey.

    If you’re on a backpacker budget, Oslo will blow it out of the water. But weigh that up against a colorful culture, eclectic nightlife and a true taste of near-arctic nature no more than an hour or two from the capital, and you might just want to go for it anyway. If you have cash to burn, on the other hand, you’ll have an absolute blast.

    In summer time there are some good places to go swimming. Bygdøy, Huk, Ingerstrand, Hvervenbukta and a place further up Akers Elva which you wouldn't really believe its possible to swim in. Tøyen badet is close to the Munch museum while Frogner badet is situated close to Majorstuen.
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    • Nobel Peace Prize Concert
      0.17 Km from Oslo
      The Nobel Peace Prize Concert has been held annually since 1994 on 11 December, to honour the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The award ceremony on 10 December takes place in Oslo City Hall, while the concert is in the Oslo Spektrum, with the attendance of the laureate and other prominent guests. The concert is broadcast to over 100 countries. The concert features performers from a wide range of musical genres, the exception being the year of 1995, when a classical concert was held instead. Several ...
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    • Rockefeller Music Hall
      0.27 Km from Oslo
      Rockefeller Music Hall, ordinarily referred to simply as Rockefeller, is a concert venue in downtown Oslo, Norway. The building, known as "Torggata Bad" ("Market Street Bath") earlier used to house a public bath facility. The music hall was established in 1986. Rockefeller is owned by the Rockefeller Music Hall Company, which also owns a nightclub which is located in the same building complex, John Dee, as well as another nearby music venue, Sentrum Scene. Rockefeller is know...
    • Ski Storsenter
      22.45 Km from Oslo
      Ski Storsenter is a shopping mall in Ski, in the county of Akershus, Norway. In 2002 it had a turnover of 1,186 billion Norwegian kroner. It opened in 1995, and has today 145 stores on three floors. Ski Storsenter is owned by Olav Thon.
    • Oscarsborg Fortress
      27.93 Km from Oslo
      Oscarsborg Fortress (Norwegian: Oscarsborg festning) is a coastal fortress in the Oslofjord, close to the small town of Drøbak. The best known part is situated on two small islets. The main artillery batteries are on the island Håøya and smaller batteries on the mainland to the west and east in the fjord and was military territory until 2003 when it was made a publicly available resort island. The fortress is best known for sinking the German heavy cruiser Blücher on 9 April 1940. In 2014, Oscar...
    • Utvika Camping
      30.11 Km from Oslo
      Utvika Camping is a camping spot close to the Tyrifjorden. Perhaps mostly known as the place where most of the survivors of the 2011 Norway attacks at Utøya were taken when rescued by boat owners in the area.
    • Ramme Gaard
      34.31 Km from Oslo
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    • Jessheim Storsenter
      34.58 Km from Oslo
      Jessheim Storsenter is a shopping centre located in the center of Jessheim, Norway. The shopping centre was originally opened in 1968, under the name of Fakkelsenteret. The name roughly translates as 'the torch center' and the center had a sculpture of the Roman goddess Vesta holding a torch that originally was lit by a natural gas flame. May 31 1979 the shoppingcenter HK-Senteret was established next to Fakkelsenteret. It was built by Harald Kværner (HK) at the same site of his grocery store. H...
    • Ringerike Hospital
      37.96 Km from Oslo
      Ringerike Hospital is a hospital which deals with patients from the Buskerud area, especially around Hønefoss. The hospital is part of Vestre Viken Hospital Turst of Southern and Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority. It is the main hospital for around 75,000 people, with capacity for 872 in-patients. It covers the districts of Ringerike and Hole, the municipalities of Jevnaker and Sør-Aurdal, as well as parts of Hallingdal and Valdres. Included in its remit as hospital of Hønefoss, is the sm...
    • Vikersundbakken
      41.66 Km from Oslo
      Vikersundbakken is a ski flying hill at Vikersund in Modum, Norway. It is the largest in the world. Seven world records have been set on the hill, with the current of 251.5 meters being set by Anders Fannemel. The complex also consists of a large hill, a normal hill and several training hills. The hill opened in 1936 as a large hill. It was rebuilt to become a ski flying hill in 1964 and has later been converted in 1989, 1999 and 2010. The large hill was built in 1988. The hill was the first to ...

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    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -4.2 62.4 24.4 24.6
    Feb -3.7 43.7 25.3 17.2
    Mar -0.6 44.6 30.9 17.6
    Apr 4 50.8 39.2 20
    May 9.7 55.5 49.5 21.9
    Jun 14.1 65.3 57.4 25.7
    Jul 16.5 88 61.7 34.6
    Aug 14.6 103.1 58.3 40.6
    Sep 10.5 79.8 50.9 31.4
    Oct 5.3 93.9 41.5 37
    Nov 0.1 86.5 32.2 34.1
    Dec -4.4 76.9 24.1 30.3

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