October 1st - April 30th of the following year: Gate 7:00-21:00, Side Gate 7:00-18:00; May 1st - September 30th: Gate 6:00-21:00 Side Gate Monday - Friday 7:00-21:00, Saturday-Sunday 8:00-21:00; Castle Gate closed in winter.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 3-4 hours
Address: Oslo Sentrum, 0150 Oslo
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Construction of the castle began around the late 1290s by Håkon V, it was completed during the 14th century. Akershus is the old medieval fortress serving as the representative of the king. . It had a...
Excellent place to go to get a view over Oslo -- and the amazing Reisitance Museum
I have taken many visitors here. Everyone loves it. It's good for the whole family. They also have an amazing resistance museum about what the Norwegians did to fight the Nazis (despite being occupied...
Lovely vantage point to view the bay and city. Interesting old buildings of great character, many of which are still in use by the military. Well worth walking around it. You could picnic here, or jus...
Built in 1299, Akershus Castle was built around the port due to strategic considerations at the time. The castle is surrounded by grassy parks and faces the azure coast, showing the stunning Nordic nature. Denmark-Norwegian King Christie IV once lived here, so there are several research-worthy rooms in the castle. The interior is gorgeous and retro, which reminds people of the unique historical charm of the Middle Ages.
Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum)