Oslo’s beautiful main street was named after King Charles III John of Norway, who was also King of Sweden. And what a street it is! Connecting the Royal Palace to Oslo Central Station, the lively kilometre long street contains other top Oslo attractions such as:
- National Theatre
- Old University Buildings
- Palace Park
- Spikersuppa Pond at Eidsvolls plass, (a winter skating rink)
- Oslo Cathedral
- Bazaar Market (Basarene ved Oslo domkirke)
- The historic Fire Watch (Brannvakten)
Historical significance aside, the road also serves some of Oslo’s hottest nightlife - discos, night clubs, bars, jazz clubs, and many cafes. The people watching here is always fantastic. On 17th may, Norway’s Constitution Day, a parade marches down the street.
The area is also a popular shopping destination.
How to Reach Karl Johans Gate
- Tram lines 11, 13l 17, 18 stop Stortorvet
- Buses stop 37, 70, 118, N2, N18 stop Stortorvet
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36.5% of people who visit Oslo include Karl Johans Gate in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
30.17% of people start their Karl Johans Gate visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Karl Johans Gate
61.54% of people prefer walking in order to reach Karl Johans Gate