The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo stands at the heart of the city and dominates the city skyline. From here, the city’s attractions are within walking distance. The choice of things to do in the Norwegian capital is extensive, so plan ahead and decide what you want to see to get the most out of your visit.
The artery of the cityJust 500 meters from the hotel is Karl Johans Gate, the city’s main street that runs through the downtown area and is the perfect place to start exploring. As well as a huge range of shops, including malls and department stores, there are many great attractions including the National Theater, the Royal Palace and the Norwegian parliament, called Stortinget.
Just minutes from the street, towards the harbor, is Aker Brygge, a hugely popular area and regenerated wharf. Here you will also find the medieval Akershus Fortress, home to the Armed Forces Museum and the interesting Astrup Fearnley Art Museum is not far away. The latter is located on Tjuvholmen which also house the Sneak Peak, a watchtower with panoramic views of Aker Brygge, Oslo City Hall and the harbour.
Exploring downtown OsloAll within a couple of kilometers from the hotel, you will find the National Gallery, the Munch Museum, Oslo Opera and Vigeland Sculpture Park. Travel to Bygdøy, a short ferry ride in the summer time, for hours of museum fun. Here you can visit the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, Kon-tiki Museum, The Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum and the Maritime Museum.
For sporting fansFor sporting fans, Holmenkollen Ski Jump is a must. Learn from this nation’s love for the sport and visit the world’s oldest ski museum. Don’t forget to head up to the top of the jump for incredible views of the city and fjord. Soccer fans should check out the museum at Ullevaal National Stadium.
As Northern Europe's tallest hotel, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo literally stands above the rest. Once you have finished sightseeing, visit 34 Sky Bar and Restaurant for panoramic views whilst you dine and try to spot the attractions you visited during the day