Oslo: Norwegian Explorers 3 Museum Tour: Vikings to Today
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- Duration: 4 hours
Start your adventure in the Oslo fjord just like the Norwegian explorers. Take a short boat trip to the museums. After a walk in the peninsula, arrive at the Viking Ship Museum to see three original Viking ships and hear the tales of courage and adventure that made the Vikings the conquerors of the 9th century. Visit the Fram Museum, the museum of the polar explorers, and come aboard the ship that made it possible. See the cabins and learn how these brave men lived. Experience a replica of the northern lights and feel sub-zero temperatures inside the chill room. Visit the Gjoa embarkation and listen to the story of the Northwest Passage. At the Kon-Tiki Museum, see the open embarkation made of balsa wood that took famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl to Polynesia in a 101-day adventure. Return by bus (winter) or ferry (summer) to the city center.
See the highlights of Oslo with an expert local guide on a 5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide in the city center where you'll start the tour. Hit the sweet spots of the Norwegian capital including the Oslo City Hall, Noble Peace Center, National Theatre, Royal Palace, Parliament, and Akershus Fortress. Then, make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Next, grab your swords and shields as you prepare to plunder your way through the Viking Ship Museum and the history of the Vikings. The three Viking ships and artifacts in the museum are a true wow-experience transporting you back to the time of the Berserkers. Finally, return to the city center where you'll see the best part of the tour – the Oslo Opera House. Marvel at the...
Channel your inner artist and form perfect impressions of Oslo on a walking tour of the inner city. See all the must-see sights, including the royal residence of Akershus Fortress and the imposing Oslo City Hall, built between 1931 and 1950. Delve deep into the history of Norway and its capital city, and learn more about the culture and customs of the people. Make your way to Frogner Park, and hear the enchanting story of how one man built the world’s largest sculpture park. See some of Gustav Vigeland's amazing creations, mostly made of local Iddefjord granite. Gaze in awe at the Monolith Plateau, where 36 figures represent the circle of life and the impressive Monolith totem is made from a single block of stone.
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Mark told us a lot of interesting and educational information about the history and life in Oslo! He always answered all questions immediately and explained them in his very nice way! Despite the long walk, it was an entertaining 3 hours for all of us! The price-performance ratio was hard to be fine! We can only recommend this tour! Thank you very much dear Mark!
Our guide Diana was very punctual and tried very hard to explain everything and to convey historical connections. Almost everything is very easy to reach on foot and nicely arranged from the process. Great thank you!
Romy made our tour very entertaining, informative and personal. She was able to answer all our questions, garnished with many additional details, highly recommended!
Jessica brought us closer to Oslo with its history, culture and many special sights. We were very impressed with the Vigelandpark.
We had the best guide - very flexible and informed