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Oslo Destination Guide

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Oslo in the region of Oslo County with it's 580,000 residents is a city in Norway and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Oslo is now 01:56 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Aarhus, Aalborg, Helsingborg, Gothenburg, Trondheim or Jarbakken. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Oslo Norway: Fantastic Folk Museum

01:47 min ( August 15, 2012 by RickSteves)
Views: 5,110 - Rating: 4.91667/5

The Norwegian Folk Museum keeps traditional culture alive for visitors to Norway's capital. Over 150 old buildings from all corners of the country have been reassembled in a sprawling park. Costumed g...

Oslo Norway: Maritime History in Bygdø...

03:58 min ( July 06, 2011 by RickSteves)
Views: 4,365 - Rating: 4.80952/5

Oslo's Bygdøy neighborhood is a thought-provoking and exciting cluster of sights on a park-like peninsula just across the harbor from downtown. Within a short walk you can visit many museums explorin...

Oslo Norway: Frogner Park

02:08 min ( December 08, 2010 by RickSteves)
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Oslo's vast Frogner Park is a perfect place to share a moment with Norwegian families at play. Strolling here, you feel a positive spirit both rugged and pragmatic, celebrating life. The park showcas...

Oslo Norway: Discussing Norway's Social...

02:34 min ( February 23, 2011 by RickSteves)
Views: 9,568 - Rating: 4.62264/5

For the people of Oslo, their fjord is a natural wonderland. And it's a beautiful backdrop for Rick to discuss Norway's social system with his Norwegian cousin. For more information on the Rick Steves...

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Interesting facts about this location

Norges Bank

Norges Bank / Noregs Bank is the central bank of Norway. Apart from having traditional central bank responsibilities such as financial stability and price stability, it manages The Government Pension Fund of Norway, a stabilization fund that may be the world's largest sovereign wealth fund. The limited transparency of some SWFs makes it difficult to make accurate assessments of their assets under management. On 31 December 2010, the bank had 590 employees.

More reading: Norges Bank homepage
Located at 59.91, 10.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1816 establishments in Norway, Banks established in 1816, Banks of Norway, Central banks, Economy of Oslo, Norwegian government agencies

Oslo Cathedral

Oslo Cathedral — formerly Our Savior's Church (Norwegian: Vår Frelsers kirke) — is the main church for the Oslo bishopric of the Church of Norway, as well as the parish church for downtown Oslo. The present building dates from 1694-1697. The Norwegian Royal Family and the Norwegian Government use the Cathedral for public events. It was closed for renovation in August 2006 and re-opened with a festive high mass on 18 April 2010.

More reading: Oslo Cathedral homepage
Located at 59.91, 10.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Oslo, Cathedrals in Norway, Church of Norway cathedrals, Churches in Oslo, Lutheran cathedrals, Religion in Oslo

Supreme Court of Norway

The Supreme Court of Norway was established in 1815 on the basis article 88 in the Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway, which prescribes an independent judiciary. It is located in the capital Oslo. In addition to serving as the court of final appeal for civilian and criminal cases, it can also rule whether the Cabinet has acted in accordance with Norwegian law and whether the Parliament has passed legislation consistent with the Constitution.

More reading: Supreme Court of Norway homepage
Located at 59.91, 10.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.

Oslo Stock Exchange

The Oslo Stock Exchange serves as the main market for trading in the shares of Norwegian companies. It opens at 9:00am and closes 4:30pm local time. In additional to a wide range of domestic companies, the OSE attracts a lot of international companies within petroleum, shipping and other related areas.

More reading: Oslo Stock Exchange homepage
Located at 59.91, 10.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1819 establishments in Norway, Buildings and structures in Oslo, Companies based in Oslo, Companies established in 1819, Exchanges in Norway, Financial services companies of Norway, Oslo Stock Exchange, Stock exchanges in Europe

Church of Sweden

The Church of Sweden is the largest Christian church in Sweden. The church professes the Lutheran faith and is a member of the Porvoo Communion. With 6,446,729 baptized members, it is the largest Lutheran church in the world, although combined, there are more Lutherans in the member churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany (10 million). Until 2000 it held the position of state church. Approximately 2% of the church's members regularly attend Sunday services.

More reading: Church of Sweden homepage
Located at 59.91, 10.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1526 establishments in Sweden, Church of Sweden, History of Sweden