Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Oslo

Oslo is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Oslo one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Oslo is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Oslo or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Oslo. Explore the historical monuments of Oslo with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Oslo guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Oslo page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Oslo with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Akershus Castle And Fortress

    #1 of 5 Historical Places in Oslo
    Akershus Castle And Fortress

    Tags: Castle

    Address: Akershus Fortress, 0150 Oslo, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Built in the 14th century to defend Oslo from attack, the castle is famous for having withstood every siege laid to it. In the 17th century, King Christian IV gave it a Rennaisance makeover. A section...Read more

  2. Rådhuset

    #2 of 5 Historical Places in Oslo
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    Tags: Hall

    Address: Norway

  3. The Royal Palace

    #3 of 5 Historical Places in Oslo
    The Royal Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Slottsplassen 1, 0010 Oslo, Norway

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This 19th century neo-classical building is the official residence of the Norwegian Monarch. It was only opened up to the public in 2002, and since then visitors have enjoyed an informative glimpse in...Read more

  4. Oslo City Hall

    #4 of 5 Historical Places in Oslo
    Oslo City Hall

    Tags: Hall

    Address: Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo, Norway

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Oslo City Hall is a magnificent building which stands as a symbol of Norwegian mythology. You can see the statues of working men outside the hall. As you look up to the ceiling you will get awestruck ...Read more

  5. Oslo Cathedral

    #5 of 5 Historical Places in Oslo
    Oslo Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Karl Johans gate 11, 0154 Oslo, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Oslo’s third cathedral was built in 1697 after the first two burned down in fires. Both the Norwegian Royal Family and the Government use it for public events now. The architecture is Baroque. T...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Oslo

  • Oslo Walk, See, Learn, Eat and Drink
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    Duration: 4 Hrs

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  • The Oslo Beer & Cheese Tasting
    The Oslo Beer & Cheese TastingNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

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