About Oslo

Ranked as one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2018 by the Lonely Planet travel guide, Oslo offers a wide range of unique experiences to visitors. The spectrum of cultural activities ranges from the Munch Museum, to the Oslo Opera House, Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum or to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. The country’s largest cultural institutions, which include the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, the National Theatre and the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, present first-rate art exhibitions and performances.
The power of different people coming together and working to accomplish a common goal has always been a driving force for the city of Oslo. A thousand years of history have transformed a humble Viking trading village into a dynamic, cosmopolitan hub with a strong economy, spectacular architecture, thriving new neighbourhoods and an unmistakably Norwegian identity. Nestled between Oslofjord and hundreds of square miles of forested hills, Oslo is a city of contrasts where lush nature and nearly 700 000 inhabitants coexist harmoniously and where tradition is an inspiration for tomorrow’s innovations.
A rather recent development is, that the food scene in Oslo has truly been booming in the past few years. An abundance of new innovative food concepts has been popping up all over the city. From Michelin star restaurants to internationally acclaimed food halls, Oslo offers great samples of the World’s cuisines, often with a Scandinavian twist. Osl...