Travel guide over Oslo sights

Munch Museum.
During his life the Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863-1944), just like Picasso, was famous as one of the most significant artists of his time. Munch bequeathed a large number of his works to Oslo, where he lived for a long time. Munch Museum Collection consists of more than 5000 drawings, graphic works and paintings, among which, unfortunately, visitors will no longer see the most famous work by the artist - "the Scream." The painting was stolen in 2004, but it was found two years later. After this the canvas has been transferred to the National Gallery of Norway. … Further

Extraordinary places and attractions in Oslo

Do you want to get acquainted with gastronomic traditions of Norway? If so, don’t forget to visit Mathallen as this market is the best place to sample the most famous national delicacies. It’s important to mention that besides stalls there are several popular restaurants and bars in the territory of the market. The legendary Smelteverket bar is also open in Mathallen – the longest bar counter in whole Norway is installed there. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Oslo

Highest quality dishes representing home cooking can be found in Holmenkollen restaurant. For breakfast you can enjoy widest choice of pies with fresh coffee, and for dinner visitors are recommended to try excellent meat and fish dishes. Tante Olivia is the most famous restaurant dedicated to Italian cuisine. Aromatic Asparagi pizza, traditional Alfredo spaghetti and excellent Italian wines will surely satisfy any visitor. Fans of Thai cuisine will definitely enjoy Bangkok Thai restaurant, where they are welcome to try widest choice of dishes from traditional Tom Yum soup and Thai salads, to exotic delicacies. The restaurant’s interior deserves particular mentioning – the hall of Bangkok Thai is decorated with beautiful Thai paintings and other "oriental" décor elements. … Further

Stylish hotels of Oslo

Located just a few steps away from the central railway station, Comfort Hotel Børsparken is a famous design hotel that is particularly popular with young travelers. Guest rooms of this hotel are made in blue and white shades and are decorated with interesting modern style patterns. Thanks to big windows, there’s always much daylight in the rooms. In the hotel’s hall, guests will find original signature furniture. Usual chairs and ottomans have been replaced with crisp white benches that remind of big marble stones. Even the design of the gym is non-standard – exclusive lamps and sky blue floor coating create a magnificent view. … Further

Review on top hotels of Oslo

Tourists, who are used to booking rooms in the most luxurious hotels, will surely enjoy their stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. This posh boutique hotel offers exclusive suites, a stay in which promises to be an unforgettable one. For a price of US$1,000 a day, travelers can book a fantastic 70 square-meter large suite made in classic shades. Walls are covered with realistic nature inspired drawings, which create an illusion of open space. All guest rooms have large panoramic windows and a special state-of-art lighting system. Energetic travelers are recommended to consider booking a spacious suite made in red-and-black. This suite is an ultra-modern and stylish place to stay. … Further
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