Sarpsborg [ˈsɑʂbɔr] is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Sarpsborg. Sarpsborg is part of the fifth largest urban area in Norway when paired with neighbouring Fredrikstad. As of 1 January 2016, according to Statistics Norway these two municipalities have a total population of 132,351 with 54,192 in Sarpsborg and 78,159 in Fredrikstad. Borregaard Industries is, and always has been, the most important industry in the city. The city is also the home of Borg Bryggerier, part of the Hansa Borg Bryggerier, which is Norway's second largest brewery-group. Wikipedia
A place in Norway, Sarpsborg is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Oslo, Norway. Oslo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. Also, to reach Sarpsborg, you'll have to take a flight to Oslo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
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