About Oslo

City center

Skylines and views

Vigelandparken and Majorstuen

Population: 702 000 (metro 1 588 000)
Tallest building: Radisson Blue Plaza Hotel (117m, built 1990)
Year visited: 2006
Founded: 1048

Oslo, the capital and largest city of Norway, is a nice, typical Scandinavian city, and is pretty similar to a Swedish city. Oslo is surrounded by the county Akershus, where the metro area extends. It was for a long time called Christiania until 1925, when the city changed back to its original name Oslo. The streets are small, and there are extremely many nice sculptures all over the city. The city center is situated in the end of the beautiful Oslofjord. It is also one of the few Scandinavian cites with trams. As you can see the weather wasn't good, it was dark and cloudy and later it