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Oscarshallveien 805, Oslo 287, Norway
+47 952 86 155
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This is a beautiful small castle in Bygdoy in lush surroundings. It overlooks the picturesque... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Bolton, United Kingdom

This is a typical Norwegian castle - down-to-earth, small, not flamboyant. It is only opened... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 May 2016
22 Sep 2015
Oscarshallveien 805, Oslo 287, Norway
+47 952 86 155
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a beautiful small castle in Bygdoy in lush surroundings. It overlooks the picturesque marina and is free to walk around the gardens but there is a charge to go inside the castle and you are not allowed to take photos inside either. Beware...More

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is a typical Norwegian castle - down-to-earth, small, not flamboyant. It is only opened limited hours and months. The tours are given in different languages depending on the crowd. Unfortunately when I was there, 3 people spoke Norwegian so I was overruled. They did...More

Thank Kathy_R-Philly
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Orscarshall has recently been refurbished and is now an absolute gem of a place to visit. With a new café it is also possible to enjoy the wait for the next available round of guided tours of the royal summer residence. With competent guides, lovely...More

Thank EiWiSu
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Oscarshall is a small gem, a fantasy castle which has yet to be discovered by the general public. Open for summer 2015 Wed-Sun 11-17. Entry to the grounds is free, tickets for hourly guided tours are sold if you want to go inside. The buildings...More

Thank L T
Reviewed 1 March 2015

You need to follow a guided tour to visite, and the attraction is only open a few hours a few days a week. Be sure to check out the opening times before you go. The gardens around is worth checking out if you're early -...More

Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

The guided tour inside Oscarshall is a great way to spend your time at bygdøy. We had a spectacular guide who took the experience from decent to excellent. Make sure to explore the premises before or after the tour.

2  Thank Fredric E
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Those with a little knowledge of Norwegian history are aware that the unions with Sweden and Denmark left Norway in a poor estate both economically and in all other social aspects. Hence, palaces and grand buildings are a rarity in Norway. The Oscarshall Summer Palace...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016
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