Oslo is the city of numerous celebrations, for example,

  • Oslo Jazz celebration, a yearly six-day jazz celebration held in August for as long as 25 years.
  • Oslo’s greatest rock festival is Øyafestivalen or basically “Øya”.
  • The Oslo International Church Music Festival held yearly from 2000. This Festival grandstands individuals who are stars in their own nation however outsiders in Norway.
  •  The Oslo Chamber Music Festival is held in August consistently. Popular chambers and soloists assemble in Oslo to perform at this celebration. 
  • The Norwegian Wood Rock Festival held each year in June in Oslo.
  • The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony is going by the Institute; the honour service held yearly in The City Hall on 10 December. Even however Sami land is far away from the capital, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History denotes the Sami National Day with a progression of exercises and diversion. 
  • The World Cup Biathlon in Holmenkollen is held each year. Here male and female contenders go up against one another in Sprint, Pursuit and Mass Start disciplines.

Different other yearly occasions in Oslo are Desucon. It is a show zeroing in on Japanese culture. The other one is Færderseilasen. It is also the world’s biggest overnight regatta with more than 1100 boats participating each year.

The city of theatres

Oslo has more than 20 theatres, for example, the Norwegian Theater and the National Theater situated at Karl Johan Street. The National Theater is the biggest venue in Norway. It is present between the regal castle and the parliament building, Stortinget. The names of Ludvig Holberg, Henrik Ibsen and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson are engraved on the façade of the structure over the primary passageway. This venue speaks to the entertainers and play-authors of the nation. However, the lyricists and artists are spoken to as a recently opened Oslo Opera House, arranged in Bjørvika.

How to get in

            Oslo has two airports named Oslo Airport Gardermoen and Sandefjord Airport Torp. Direct flights are available for more than 107 airports. The largest airlines in Norway, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and Norwegian Air Shuttle operate here, along with 30 other airlines. Such a huge number of flights makes it easy to assess this city. As airports are not present in the centre of the city so there are different mode of transportation such as Flytoget, Flybussen, and Taxis available which provide easy access to the city.

Oslo is also the centre of all the rail travel because all the lines terminate at Oslo S. There is also the major express buses station next to the railway station. Driving a vehicle to the city of Oslo is costly and inconvenient. Both high costs and leaving charges make driving a vehicle a costly treatment. Or maybe, consider putting aside your vehicle outside the city and exploiting the brilliant public transportation accessible. Ships connect Oslo with Denmark and Germany.

Oslo beach
Oslo beach, Norway

Where to stay

The Norwegian capital has more than 50 hotels which oblige each taste and spending plan. The general quality is awesome, and Oslo’s hotels are present day, clean and evaluated lower than you may anticipate. Oslo is home to numerous noticeable hotels, including Hotel Continental, the main Norwegian individual from The Leading Hotels of the World. The memorable Grand Hotel is a city milestone, and the 37-story high Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel is the second tallest inn in Northern Europe.

An enormous breakfast buffet is normally kept in your mind for its cost. Most of Oslo’s hotels are accessibly placed in or close to the downtown area. For those going on a strict spending plan, Oslo offers a wide choice of visitor houses, youth and family hostels, private convenience and campgrounds. A portion of these spots are just open during summer, yet Bogstad Camping, Perminalen Hotel, Oslo Hostel Central, Anker Hostel and Oslo Youth Hostel Haraldsheim are brilliant decisions all year. The city’s expanding prevalence as a popular objective implies that Oslo’s hotels are frequently full. So reserving ahead is the best suggestion for a traveller.

Hiking is an additional gift in Oslo

The effectively available nature and numerous path are only a short boat, metro, or transport ride away from anyplace in the city. Both in downtown and particularly in the woods of southern and northern Oslo there are endless hiking and cycling openings.

Explore the Oslo woodland (Marka): Oslo has encircled wide forested slopes close enough to metro, cable car or pass. There many lakes, slopes and little culminations. There are fine streets and ways in these timberlands, hiking is conceivable all over, fine streets are available by bike, infant buggy and wheelchair. Carry something to drink and a chocolate bar with you is a good idea. Trails are appropriate for bikes and carriages. Be ready for some sloppy segments of the path as they take you through some pretty thickly lush zones. Freshwater fishing (Trout, pike, roost, and so on) requires a fishing permit.