Royal Palace Oslo
The Royal Palace Oslo, home to King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, has housed the Norwegian Royal Family since 1849. One of Oslo's major tourist attractions, the palace draws thousands of visitors over the summer months.
When visiting the Royal Palace Oslo, book a room at the nearby Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Oslo, Norway to stay close to the world-famous attraction. Situated a short distance from the palace, this hotel in Oslo is the ideal place to stay for royal enthusiasts.
Visiting the Royal Palace Oslo
The Royal Palace Oslo is located at the north west end of the Karl Johan's Gate thoroughfare in the centre of Oslo. A fine example of Neo-Classical design, the palace features a stuccoed brick façade and opened in 1849 under the reign of King Oscar I. It is the main residence of the King and Queen and where the monarchy conducts state business, grants audiences and holds official dinners.
The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer from Saturday 23 June to Wednesday 15 August. All visitors must take a guided tour, with English speaking tours taking place three times a day, seven days a week. The tour lasts for around an hour and takes visitors through beautiful state rooms such as the Council Chamber, the White Parlour, the Great Hall and the King Haakon VII suite.
Staying at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo
Situated just 200 metres away from the Royal Palace, the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo is a great place to base yourself while exploring Oslo and its many attractions. Enjoy comfortable accommodation in Oslo and make the best of a sightseeing trip in Norway.