Oslo is the largest city in Norway, and it has been the country's capital since 1814 following the dissolution of the union with Denmark.
Oslo is a vibrant city with a variety of activities and sights that you can experience either in the city, in the countryside or by the fjord. Our capital also has a wide selection of exciting restaurants, shops and attractions.
Explore the city
Take a walk or get on a city bike and explore new neighborhoods with exciting contemporary architecture and an eldorado of small shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. Here you can walk along the rushing Akerselva or soak up the sun in the many green areas.
The close promiximty to the Oslofjord makes Oslo a perfect starting point for island hopping and fjord sightseeing. Join in on a fjord cruise along beautiful beaches and an idyllic island landscape and get a sea view to the "Oslo Skyline" with the high-rise buildings in Barcode and the signal buildings such as the Opera and the Astrup Fearnley Museum.
Culture & Food In Oslo you will also find a flourishing cultural life with countless museums and galleries, and from the city's many stages you can enjoy major opera performances, concerts and festivals throughout the year.
If you are looking for a culinary experience, you will find many opportunities in Oslo. Feel free to stop by Mathallen on the east side of the Akerselva, a vibrant food paradise with both Norwegian and international specialties.