Oslo is the capital of Norway. There are many museums and sightseeing spots in the city, and tourists can purchase the Oslo Pass to access those places. Below are some of the places which you can enter for free using Oslo Pass.   1. Nobel Peace Centre Nobel will present five different awards each year, such as physics, chemistry, medical, literature and peace to...
The most popular sightseeing spot in Norway is the Vigeland Park without any doubts. Inside the park, you will find 212 sculptures created by famous artist Gustav Vigeland and it is the largest sculpture park in the world.  Gustav Viegland had been creating sculptures at the backyard of his home for 20 years, as such, he was able to create 212 sculptures. He not on...
Also situated in the BygdØy, the Norsk Folkemuseum is the largest open air museum, which exhibits the special wooden house as well as household accessories used by Norway people. You can access for free with the Oslo Pass.  The museum was built in 1894 and it seems more like a park than a museum. It gathers 170 different houses, which was moved from all sorts of pl...
There are many places that you can just enter for free without the Oslo Pass. Opera House The Opera House was built with a cost of 5 million Euros, and it took 5 years to construct. It was opened in 2008. The Opera House is not only the best place for enjoying performances and due to the stereo design and the fact that the building appears to be floating on the ice, it has...
The scenery in Norway is as beautiful as a picture. Apart from participating in the "Norway in a Nutshell" activity, perhaps you can consider participating in some outdoor activities so you can enjoy the place from another angle.  Speaking of outdoor activities, we must not miss hiking. The major hiking spots in Norway include Kjeragbolten and Trolltunga. Hiking a...
Bergen is an important commercial and trading city along the Norway coastline. It was also the capital of Norway until the 13th century. The most prosperous area was near the pier, with one side being the fish market and the other side is the Bryggen – a series of wooden houses which had been named World's Heritage by the United Nations. The meaning of "Bryggen" is "p...
Norway has excellent natural scenery, particular at its bay area, and the entire area is very suitable for hiking as the area is unpolluted. Situated in Odda, the Trolltunga is one of the three special stones in Norway. It is situated at an altitude of 1,100 meters and looks like a tongue. Here, you can see the entire scene of the bay and you can take some stunning photos ...
If you have some free time and you are participating in the "Norway in a Nutshell" activity, many people will choose to stay one night in a city in the middle of the journey, so that you can participate in all sorts of activities such as canoeing, hiking, etc. Flam is a popular destination.  Firetheim Hotel is situated near the bayside and close to the Flam railwa...
The Fisketorget is situated near by the Bergen harborside. From the 16th century onwards, it has become an integrated fish market and it is now a destination frequented by many tourists.  Actually over half of the seafood and fish products pass through this market to all other places in Norway, so you can see that those seafood must be very fresh.  Th...
When traveling to Norway, one must participate in the activity "Norway in a Nutshell".  You will not only see the beautiful mountain and bay view, and you will be able to travel from Oslo to another nearby city called Bergen. You will go through cities such as Myrdal, Flam, Gudvangen and Voss along the way.  When you start the activity by taking train from Oslo,...