Bygdoy Peninsula

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  • Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Norway
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids
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Some places look like they jumped out of fairy tales – this is one of those places. Once an island, the post-glacial rebound made Bygdoy a peninsula. There are so many things to see, you may end up spending a great chunk of your Oslo trip here. Though mainly a residential area popular for it’s beaches, Bygdoy also rich in museums. Five main museums stand out:

  • Kon-Tiki Museum, exhibits from the expeditions of Thor Heyerdahl
  • The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum)
  • The Viking Ship Museum
  • The Norwegian Maritime Museum and
  • The ship Fram, which was used by Roald Amundsen, the first man to reach the North Pole

In addition to being a lovely walking area, there are also two beaches in Bygdoy – one is normal beach, and the other is a nudist beach.

Though you can rush and cover Bygdoy in about half a day, it’s best to take abut 3 days, and do everything properly. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Oslo Itinerary 2 Days.

How to Reach Bygdoy Peninsula

  • Bus 30 from Oslo Central station runs to Bygdoy every 10 minutes.
  • Ferry 91 departs from Aker Brygge every 30 minutes for Bygdoy April–September only.

  • Lots of eateries everywhere.

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  • Bygdoy Peninsula Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Norway
  • Bygdoy Peninsula Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Bygdoy Peninsula(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Bygdoy Peninsula: 08:00 Hrs
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  • 32.3% of people who visit Oslo include Bygdoy Peninsula in their plan

  • 27.6% of people start their Bygdoy Peninsula visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Bygdoy Peninsula

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

92.66% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bygdoy Peninsula

People normally club together Fram Museum - The Polar Ship Fram and Aker Brygge while planning their visit to Bygdoy Peninsula.

People also prefer to end their day with Bygdoy Peninsula.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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