Oslo The All Year City Break Holiday Destination
Oslo has changed its name several times and it’s in its history from Oslo to Christiana and then to Khristiana. In 1925 the capital reverted to its original title Oslo.
Tthe city enjoys and unsurpassed location within its boundaries it is possible to swim in the Oslo fjord in summer and ski on well maintained ski trails in winter. The centre of Oslo is home to museums, and galleries Royal Palace parks and public institutions all of which can be reached on foot. It’s harbour is guarded by a 14th century castle there is a wide choice of shops and in the summer cafes spill out onto the pavement waterfronts.
Most sites are within walking distance from the centre apart from those on the Bygdøy.
Central Oslo West
Many of the capitals largest and most important institutions and sites as situated in the western part of the central Oslo and most them are within walking distance of each other. In a historical context this area of the city is relatively new. It became the capital Centre when the Royal Palace was completed and call Johansen gate had been laid out in the second half of the 19th century. The area includes Oslo is most popular swathes of green alongside karl Johan’s gate and slots parking which surrounds the Royal palace.
One of the the best things about Oslo is the former Wharfside, with its shops and bars galleries and theatres that attracts the most visitors the area of central Oslo. It is well served by all forms of public transport during the summer, the streets team with people and cafes and restaurants open out onto the pavement in a way more normally associated with the capitals of southern Europe.
Karl Johans gate in the heart of Oslo is the best known and busiest thouroughfare in Norway.