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17 things to do in Norway

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#1in OddaSit on Trolltunga in OddaSit on Trolltunga in Oddaoddviser

Trolltunga, or Troll’s Tongue, is a cliff hovering at a high altitude over a beautiful lake. Sit on its edge and make cool photos.

FREETrolltunga
#1in SvalbardSee glacial waterfalls in SvalbardSee glacial waterfalls in SvalbardKateryna Plakhotna

Tons of water, falling into the ocean, are a dazzling sight – admire the incredible glacial waterfalls in Norway.

FREEAustfonna Ice Cap
#2in SvalbardSee walruses in SvalbardSee walruses in Svalbardoddviser

Take a look at these awkward fin-footed giants. Getting acquainted with them is one of the major reasons for going to Spitsbergen.

NOK 200
#1in OsloSet out on fjord journey in OsloSet out on fjord journey in OsloAnna Tet

You can take ferry and come round the whole Oslofjord inlet to witness pristine beauty of nature.

NOK 33
#2in OsloClimb to the top of Holmenkollbakken in OsloClimb to the top of Holmenkollbakken in Osloklia balo

Viewing platform at the height of 115 meters is accessible daily from 9 am till 8 pm (in winter - from 10 am till 4 pm).

NOK 130Holmenkollbakken ski jumping hill
#1in StavangerGo base jumping from the fiord cliff in StavangerGo base jumping from the fiord cliff in StavangerFAGOT

To jump from the cliff of the Norwegian fjord, you need to be an experienced basejammer.

NOK 5000Lysebotn
#3in OsloSee the most famous Munch's picture in OsloSee the most famous Munch's picture in Oslooddviser

Munch museum keeps about 1100 paintings and 4500 drawings - world-known painting "the Scream" is among them.

NOK 100Munch museum
#4in OsloZip Line from the ski jumping hill in OsloZip Line from the ski jumping hill in OsloJoe Guardino

Rope down from the height of 115 meters at a speed of Olympic skiers.

NOK 730Holmenkollbakken ski jumping hill
#5in OsloGo skating in frozen fountain in OsloGo skating in frozen fountain in OsloJoe Guardino

Spikersuppa ice rink is open in winter from 11am till 9pm (from 4 pm till 5 pm - break-up time). Ice skates rental - 45 kronas (30 kronas for children).

FREEThe Spikersuppa fountain
#6in OsloTry brunost in OsloTry brunost in OsloFelicity

Norwegian brown cheese that tastes almost like caramelized milk. Norwegians eat it with Lefse flatbread. Whatever supermarket you come in Oslo you'll definitely find brunost.

NOK 57
#7in OsloTry Aquavit in OsloTry Aquavit in OsloTarras

Barrel-aged alkie made of potatoes and caraway is supposed to be drunk slightly heated. You can pop into any shop in Oslo and buy the traditional drink.

NOK 365
#8in OsloWatch changing of the guard in OsloWatch changing of the guard in Oslooddviser

Changing of the guard takes place daily at 1:30 pm in front of the Royal Palace whatever the weather. It lasts about 40 minutes.

FREEThe Royal Palace
#9in OsloFeed ducks in the park of the Royal Palace in OsloFeed ducks in the park of the Royal Palace in OsloAbarrane

Heading to the Royal Palace Park, don't forget to grab some fresh vegetable to treat ducks swimming in the pond.

FREEThe Royal Palace
#10in OsloSee the royal family in OsloSee the royal family in Oslooddviser

On Constitution Day (May, 17) the King of Norway and his family come out into the balcony to greet the parade and spectators.

FREEThe Royal Palace
#11in OsloTry lutefisk in OsloTry lutefisk in Osloklia balo

Scandinavian Christmas dish of cod is served with mashed peas, bacon, boiled potatoes and akvavit vodka.

#12in OsloWalk on the Opera House roof in OsloWalk on the Opera House roof in Oslomaxwell

Marble roof of the Opera House goes down right into the Oslofjord. Just from here you can see beautiful view of the city.

FREEThe Opera House
#13in OsloBuy Viking helmet in OsloBuy Viking helmet in OsloFelicity

Archaeologists say that Vikings wearing horned helmets is nothing more than a legend. But still it is the most recognizable symbol of Norway that you can buy in any souvenir shop.

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