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TusenFryd, an amusement park 10km south of the city, is enormously popular with kids from all over the Oslo region...
This private art museum contains works by Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso, as well as assorted impressionist, abstract, expressionist and modern Norwegian works...
Music festivals aren't renowned for their green credentials, but the Øya Festival, the largest rock and indie music festival in Norway, is an exception to the rule...
Oslo plays host to dozens of music festivals but this is one of the bigger ones. The 2014 event saw Arcade Fire as one of many performers. Held in June.
To get to/from Torp Airport in Sandefjord, 123km southwest of Oslo, take the Torp-Expressen bus between Galleri Oslo bus terminal and the airport (1½ hours)...
FlyToget rail services leave Asker station in the far southwest of the city for Gardermoen (Nkr190, 49 minutes) every 20 minutes between 4.18am and midnight, with departures also from the National Theatre and Oslo S.
Nor-Way Bussekspress has the biggest range of services. International services also depart from the bus terminal.
The woodland north of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, known as Nordmarka, is a prime destination for hiking, mountain biking, sledding and skiing...
Jazz and Oslo's long summer evenings go well together. This festival brings big names to the city. Held in in mid-August
Live opera fills the concert halls – and even the streets – of Oslo throughout October.
Nature is often the best architect...
Flybussekspressen connects Gardermoen with Majorstuen T-bane station (Nkr205) and other places, one to four times hourly.
Flybussen is the airport shuttle to Gardermoen International Airport, 50km north of Oslo. It departs from the bus terminal at Galleri Oslo three or four times hourly from 4.05am to 9.50pm...
This festival in early April lets the dark lords of heavy metal loose on the good people of Oslo.
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