The history of a beautiful city comes alive in this guided walk through Oslo. Joining your guide at the pier, you will begin your stroll under the protective shadow of the imposing Akershus Fortress and Castle
. Pass the statue of Franklin D. Roosevelt before stopping at City Hall
, the venue every December 10th for the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize
. During your visit, view impressive frescoes, sculptures, and woodcarvings, along with the largest mural in Europe. Next, you will walk by the National Theater, the Royal Palace,
and the Royal Guard
. Turning down the main street, Karl Johan, you will pass the University of Oslo
and the Ibsen Museum
, which was once the apartment of famed playwright Henrik Ibsen. During the tour a stop will be made at Grand Hotel
, the venue for the yearly Nobel Peace Prize dinner, for light refreshments at the Grand Café, which opened in 1874, and quickly became a favored venue for the capital's cultured bourgeoisie.
Please note: Low heeled, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable, loose clothing are recommended. This tour will operate in all weather conditions, so participants should take appropriate weather gear with them.