Bygdoy PeninsulaCurrently Open
- Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Norway
- 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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42.04% of people who visit Oslo include Bygdoy Peninsula in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
33.03% of people start their Bygdoy Peninsula visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Bygdoy Peninsula
92.66% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bygdoy Peninsula