The Cemetery of Our Saviour serves as the final resting place
for several notable Norwegian personalities. Notable interments in this
graveyard include Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Jens Bratlie, Camilla Collett, Niels
Christian Ditleff, Birger Eriksen, Hans Gude and Thomas Fearnley.
Free Things to Do in Oslo – Feel the Peace in Oslo’s Churches
There are a number of beautiful churches you can visit in
Oslo if you are seeking an atmosphere of peace. The medieval Gamle Aker Kirke is recognized
as the oldest building in Oslo. Oslo
Domkirke is a 17th century structure that hosts state events. Trefoldighetskirken is a 19th
century Lutheran church that is noted for its Neo Gothic style.
The Parliament House of Norway in Oslo offers free guided
tours every Saturday at 10:00am and 11:30am. While you can take pictures during
the tour, filming is strictly prohibited.
Marvel at the Modern Architecture of Oslo
Resembling a flat iceberg, Operahuset Oslo is a modern structure that has inclined white lines, making it seem to emerge from the water. There are spaces inside the theater that the public can access for free, including its rooftop where you can enjoy city and marine views. Barcode Project is a row of high-rise structures completed in 2016 that remind you of a bar code.
Relax at the Green Spaces in Oslo
Visiting Norway by campervan is one of the best ways to explore its green spaces. And while the city of Oslo might make you think of all its old and new buildings, it is never short of green spaces. The Botanical Garden (Botaniske Hage) has indoor and outdoor spaces for plants in themed groupings, as well as ponds. Frognerparken is a vast space of green that is home to the Frogner Manor, Frogner Pond and Vigeland sculptures. Ekebergparken Skulpturpark features various sculptures surrounded by a backdrop of grass and trees.
One side of Telthusbakken is lined with a string of quaint
wooden houses. Edvard Munch has painted about the wooden houses on this street.
These days, the quaint homes make a picturesque addition to your memoirs of
This pubic square in Oslo is right in front of Det Kongelige Slott or The Royal Palace. The square is dominated by the Charles John of Norway and Sweden statue by Brynjulf Bergslien. While at the square, you might also want to watch the Royal Palace guards as they change shifts at 1:30pm.
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