Bygdoy Peninsula

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  • Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Norway
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids

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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  • 42.04% of people who visit Oslo include Bygdoy Peninsula in their plan

  • 33.03% of people start their Bygdoy Peninsula visit around 12 PM - 1 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 National Gallery 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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