1 Ibsenmuseet

See exactly where Norway’s greatest dramatist, Henrik Ibsen, spent his last years and breathed his last breath.

2 Nasjonalgalleriet

Norway’s most ambitious collection of fine art, the National Gallery has a bit of everything, from Munch to Manet, Dahl to Kittelsen.

3 Munch-museet

An extraordinary collection of paintings, woodcuts and lithographs by Norway’s most extraordinary artist.

4 Vikingskipshuset

The world-famous Viking Ships Museum exhibits a trio of Viking longships preserved in clay since they were interred at the height of the Viking period.

5 Vigelandsparken

Take a stroll round the fantastical creations of Gustav Vigeland in this wonderful open-air sculpture park.

6 Hovedøya

You can swim, walk through woods or laze on the beach on this charming Oslofjord island, just a short ferry ride from the city centre.

7 Stratos

Oslo has some great places to drink, but this laidback, infinitely groovy rooftop bar is hard to beat.

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