Rooftops of Oslo
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The famous name says it all. Oslo, Norway is a paradise you should discover and rediscover. Any travel buff will surely appreciate this city’s historic and urban centers.

The first spot you should head to is the park that boasts Gustav Vigeland’s sculpture. He is a famous Norwegian artist and his work can totally blow you away. On the other hand, if you want to learn more about the historical Viking ships that sailed in this country, the Bygdoy museum can provide you more information about it. You can also visit the Akershus castle that was built some time in the 1300’s to learn about monarchies in Norway. But if you are more attached with urban living, you can tour the west part of the city to see some interesting imposing buildings.

If you are the type that seeks thrill and adventure, in Oslo, you can shout at the top of your voice in Holmenkollen Ski Jump. You can also try to do cross-country or down hill skiing or simply play golf in huge courses.

Aside from these exciting sports, you can also indulge in different Norwegian dishes, such as grilled fillet and redfish, venison with Nordic berry sauce, scallops dressed in sea grass, and Lutefisk, a traditional Scandinavian delicacy.

Oslo, offers the best of both worlds, and you will never forget this city once you step here. There are great spots to visit and extreme activities to do here that you will surely enjoy.

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