Oslo is Norway’s premier city. It is considered a global city having an important role in the world’s economic system. Oslo also ranked as the world’s number one best place to live and has the best quality of living among top European countries.
Being a compact city, it is easy to move around and go to one place to another around Oslo using public transport. Tourists who prefer to get around the city by car can avail car provision in any bilutleie Oslo. Those who want to enjoy the city by foot can join walking tours offered by Oslo tour agencies or opt to rent bike and embark biking tour around the city.
Oslo has several parks and green areas within the city as well as from its outskirts. The Frogner Park that houses large collection of Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures is the biggest park near the city center. The Bygdoy Park on the other hand is another green area with an expensive tag because of its great and beautiful location surrounded by the sea. The Museum of Peninsula of Oslo is one of its attractions.
Another great park within the city is the old public park located on a high hill in central Oslo, which is named after its surrounding neighborhood St. Hanshaugen. Located behind the Munch Museum is another Oslo large park called Toyen Park. The park is noted for its wide open and grassy space. The park also houses the Botanical Garden Of Oslo and the University of Oslo’s museum.
The Aker Brygge in Oslo is the shopping hub of the city as well as for fine dining and entertainment. Going around Aker Brygge is best when using the tram. However those who want to explore the area by car can always go for a “bilutleie“ to enjoy touring around areas like Oslo City Hall famous for its twin towers, Jernbanetorget, Karl Johans gate 22 where the Parliament of Norway building stands and the city’s skyline including Oslo’s Barcode skyline.
Oslo has an amazing cityscape as major buildings within the city are of low heights and only those at the Plaza in Postirobygget and Bjorrvika are with high-rise buildings. Oslo Opera House on the other hand is Norway’s largest cultural building with its roof angling to the ground level thus creating a large plaza where people are invited to walk up and explore its interiors.
Oslo serves as the capital of Norway and one of the country’s attractions. Norway’s rich culture and heritage are embedded in Oslo’s history and the city is definitely Norway’s link to the world.