East Oslo is not nearly as prosperous as the west half of the city with Akersgata/Akersveien the rough divider. The area does, however, have one prime attration, the Munch-museet, featuring the wondrous works of Edvard Munch, and one especially groovy neighborhood, the Grünerløkka, though some swear hard-edged, dishevelled Grønland is groovier still – and, true or not, no one could say it was pretentious.

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