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Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) Tours and Activities

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Set on the banks of Oslo Fjord, Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott)—also known as Akershus Fortress (Akershus Festning)—was built in 1299 as a residence for Norway’s royal family. Over the years it has served as a fortress to protect Oslo against sieges from rival Swedish forces, as a Renaissance castle, and as a full-fledged 19th-century prison.

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Oslo Discovery Tour: Holmenkollen, Vigeland Park, Fram and Viking Ship Museum

Oslo Discovery Tour: Holmenkollen, Vigeland Park, Fram and Viking Ship Museum

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Perfect for first-time visitors and those with limited time, this comprehensive coach tour of Oslo takes you to the city's most important attractions, including Vigeland sculpture park and Holmekollen ski jump, as well as the Fram and Viking Ship Museums.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.72
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$70.72
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Oslo Small Group Walking Tour

Oslo Small Group Walking Tour

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Discover Oslo on foot during this small-group walking tour. As you visit landmarks like the Akershus Castle, the Norwegian Parliament, and the Opera House, your local guide shares information on Norway from the Vikings through present day. In addition to these major sights, your guide points out lesser-known backstreets and other hidden gems.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.01
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$55.01

Oslo City Walk

Oslo City Walk

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Enjoy an express tour of Oslo’s city center. Over the course of 2.5 hours, get a taste of Norwegian culture and visit major sights like Akerhus Fortress, City Hall, and the modern Opera House. Sample traditional brunost cheese before your visit ends. This efficient tour offers a perfect overview of beautiful Oslo.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.27
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$36.27
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Small-Group Oslo Bike Tour: City Highlights

Small-Group Oslo Bike Tour: City Highlights

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Immerse yourself in the cultural and architectural majesty of Oslo on a leisurely 3-hour bike tour of the Norwegian capital. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise through the  charming city streets and visit popular attractions like Aker Brygge shipyard, Akerhus Castle and the Royal Palace. Receive an insightful introduction to the city’s rich historical heritage and enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to only 15 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.50
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$52.50
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Oslo Throughout the History

Oslo Throughout the History

Oslo is one of the most storied cities in Scandinavia, rich in history and lore. Take a deep dive into its unique culture with this private tour that touches on the city's highlights in just hours. Skip the hassle of following a map and instead navigate through the city with a private guide, stopping to admire top sights like the Akershus Castle and Fortress, Town Hall, and Aker Brygge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$264.45
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Myths and Legends of Oslo

Myths and Legends of Oslo

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Follow in the footsteps of ancient Vikings, criminals and legendary local ghosts on a private walking tour through the heart of Oslo with a storyteller guide. See the main attractions in the historic center as you trace a route from City Hall to Kvadraturen and the landmarks of Karl Johans gate. Learn the dark side of local history as your guide brings fierce battles, myths, and murders to life, and hear about some of Norway’s most offbeat traditions. Enjoy the change to take in Oslo's sights with a fun twist. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$282.89
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$282.89
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Panoramic Oslo City Sightseeing Tour

Panoramic Oslo City Sightseeing Tour

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Enhance your experience of Oslo on a comprehensive 2-hour sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital. With a knowledgeable guide, stop at significant attractions like Vigeland Park and Holmenkollen Ski Jump while gaining fascinating insight into the city’s rich historical heritage. Marvel at the incredible bronze and granite sculptures of Gustav Vigeland and absorb sweeping vistas of the pretty city from the vertiginous vantage point of the ski jump. Then, explore the city center by coach, cruising past monuments like Oslo Cathedral and Akershus Castle, while listening to interesting commentary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.43
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$42.43
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Unknown war. Oslo and Norway during 1940-45

Unknown war. Oslo and Norway during 1940-45

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Take a journey back in the time to the 1940´s, where the Nazi-German forces had occupied Oslo. On this guided walking tour we will pass along main streets of Oslo, but we will look at them from a broader vision. The war left many traces in the city, but it's not so easy to notice them.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.23
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$153.23
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Oslo City Private Walking Tour

Oslo City Private Walking Tour

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Oslo’s modern city centre was designed to be discovered by foot. Join us for an Oslo City Private Walking Tour and see for yourself! We'll check out the best of the city centre, digging into Norwegian culture along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.11
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$155.11
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Oslo Self Guided Audio Tour

Oslo Self Guided Audio Tour

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An immersive historical story of Oslo, this audio tour will take you on a fantastic journey where you will see such sights as the fascinating Viking Ship Museum and the mighty Akershus Fortress. Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this exciting city. On this tour you will learn about the important role the sea has played in the development of the city over the past 800 years and how it has shaped the lives of the people who live here. To discover this wonderful city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way. Please note that this tour is only available in English.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.29
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$15.29
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Oslo E-bike Highlights Tour

Oslo E-bike Highlights Tour

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Let our tour guides give you an insider’s perspective of the city, mixing adventure and education to form an unforgettable time. This tour of the city allows you to see the biggest attractions of Oslo, and it is designed to be leisurely so that you still have lots of energy for the rest of your day. Oslo is really bike friendly city, and you feel safe in traffic. E-cycles are so much fun and as easy as riding a normal bike. With almost no effort you can cover great distances without breaking a sweat.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.30
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$94.30
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Oslo Highlights Private Walking Tour

Oslo Highlights Private Walking Tour

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This 4-hour private tour shows you only the best of Oslo. Visit the Opera House and Palace in the city center, then explore the dreamy sculptures of Vigeland Park and listen to stories about the artist who created them. Head to the Viking Ship Museum to see some of the best-preserved ships in the world. Delve into Viking culture and learn about its impact on Norway today.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$245.53
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$245.53
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Oslo Private Walking Tour

Oslo Private Walking Tour

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Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace during this private walking tour of Oslo. Perfect for those short on time or first-time visitors to Oslo, this tour lets you cover the city's highlights efficiently. Your guide will focus their commentary on issues and locations that interest you and your private group; you'll also have plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.92
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$178.92
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Private 5-hrs Oslo Exclusive Driverguide Luxury Limo/Van-Tour incl Museums

Private 5-hrs Oslo Exclusive Driverguide Luxury Limo/Van-Tour incl Museums

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Private Tour (Priced per car) that can be tailored according to our interests and preferences. The tour doesn't follow the standard tourist route, but also show the local life and living areas around the Aker River. . We are all native Scandinavians with a keen interest in our country’s culture and history. We are especially passionate about giving visitors the opportunity to explore all Oslo has to offer, including its spectacular surrounding fjord - and forest area, and the city's fascinating rural and urban culture and history. All our driverguides are formally trained and licensed guides. We also come from educational and professional backgrounds which have given us extensive insight into additional facets of Norwegian society such as industry, trade and the arts. We guarantee skilled, safe and comfortable driving using the best modern vehicles available today.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,252.91
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$1,252.91
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Private Bike Tour (3 hours)

Private Bike Tour (3 hours)

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A guided bike tour is a safe and unique way to discover Oslo, a bike friendly city with very limited car traffic, bike paths and green parks in every neighborhood. Your guide will not only guide you safely around the city, but share stories about life in Oslo and Norway: history as well as cultural aspects like food, weather, the welfare state, politics, nature and more. During uncertain times due to the Covid-19 crisis, it is wise to choose an outdoor activity with good distance between participants. A private bike tour is the perfect option. Feel like a local and discover the city by bike. In this 3-hour version of our popular private bike tour, you will have enough time to see the must-see sites while still having plenty of time during the rest of the day to visit museums, enjoy local restaurants or discover Oslo's amazing nature. Feel free to tell the guide about any sites you want to visit and we can tailor the tour to your needs!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$489.54
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$489.54
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Oslo Must Sees

Oslo Must Sees

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See all of Oslo's most important attractions in just one guided walking tour. Soak up the atmosphere on the city streets as your guide takes you to Akershus Fortress, Oslo City Hall, and the Royal Palace. Head just outside of the city center to Vigeland Park to admire a vast collection of unusual sculptures all created by just one man. Throughout the tour, your guide explains the history and context of each attraction, leaving you with a well-rounded first impression of Norway's capital.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.87
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$62.87
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Oslo City & Vigeland Park Private Walking Tour

Oslo City & Vigeland Park Private Walking Tour

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Skip the hassle of a map and guidebook with this Oslo walking tour that touches on the most important landmarks, as well as the Vigeland Park, in just a few hours. Learn about the city’s fascinating history from your guide as you stroll past highlights like Akershus Castle, Rådhuset (City Hall), and the Aker Brygge district. End in the vast Vigeland Park, home to more than 200 sculptures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.03
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$172.03
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Oslo Self-Guided Mystery Tour of the Murder at Akerhus Fortress

Oslo Self-Guided Mystery Tour of the Murder at Akerhus Fortress

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Solve A Mystery is a self-guided murder mystery city tour in Oslo for friends and family! Simply purchase online, collect it at our pick-up spot, and begin your adventure any time that suits you. The murder mystery is takes place around the Akerhus Castle. Through the interactive mystery you will experience sightseeing and history in a new and exciting way!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.54
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Oslo Highlights with a visit to the Viking Museum

Oslo Highlights with a visit to the Viking Museum

Sightseeing tour by car (2 hours) and a walking tour (2 hours) in the city of Oslo with a visit to the Viking Museum. You will see Karl Johansgt street, the old Akershus fortress, the National Theater, the Parliament Building, Oslo Cathedral, the Royal Palace, Vigeland Park, the Viking Museum, the Oslo City Hall, etc. Then you will be taken back to the hotel or you can stay in the city center and continue the walk.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$454.00
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$454.00
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Private Shore Excursion: Oslo City Tour and Viking Ship Museum

Private Shore Excursion: Oslo City Tour and Viking Ship Museum

Sightseeing tour of Oslo with a visit to the Viking Museum. You will see the street Karl Johansgt, the old fortress Akershus, the National Theatre, the Parliament Building, the Oslo Cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Vigeland park, the Holmenkollen Ski jump, the Viking Museum, etc. Then you can return to the pier or stay in the city center and continue the walk.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$523.00
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$523.00
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Discover Oslo in 60 minutes with a Local

Discover Oslo in 60 minutes with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Each LocalBini Experience is conducted in a small group of up to 8 people. You only have an hour to fall in love with Oslo? Challenge accepted! Discover Oslo during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle, and the modern transformation of the city. We will meet by the futuristic Oslo Opera House and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Oslo special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.66
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7 hours Private Limousine tour combined Oslo & Tyrifjord including

7 hours Private Limousine tour combined Oslo & Tyrifjord including "The Twist"

This private scenic tour combines the best of Oslo attractions and the beautiful scenic area of Tyrifjord and Jevnaker. The main attraction of the tour is the Kistefos Museum and Gallery. We'll do a guided tour through the outdoor sculpture park and of course the highlight "The Twist" . This is a spectacular "twisted" building or bridge across the river containing modern art. The Twist is listed in New Your times as nr 21 out of 50 of "things to see" in 2020. For a light lunch (cake/coffee) either to Kistefos or when returning we can recommend the Kleivstua Restaurant close to the Queens View. In Oslo we recommend focus on the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park and the Viking Ship Museum. However since private tour, guests can choose. Entrances are included in the tour price.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$656.29
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$656.29
Price varies by group size

Oslo Highlights. Best Private Walking Tour of Oslo with a Local Guide.

Oslo Highlights. Best Private Walking Tour of Oslo with a Local Guide.

There is indeed a lot to do in Oslo!  “Oslo” translated from old Norwegian language means: ‘the valley of Gods”.     If you going to have a half-day sightseeing, I would recommend you to have to a City Tour by foot for 3 hours, showing the city center, i.e. Aker Brygge, the Royal Palace, the Parliament, the University, the main streets, etc.  You will also visit a medieval Fortress Akershus / Vigeland Sculpture Park My references available at Viator site
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$241.79
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Oslo walk sightseeing tour

Oslo walk sightseeing tour

If you have limited time in Oslo, skip the crowded group tours and enjoy a personalized experience of the city. This private excursion is exclusively for your party and takes you to see the city’s main sights on foot. You’ll see such attractions as the Opera House, City Hall, and Royal Palace while learning from your guide about Oslo’s fascinating history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.19
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Should I book Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) costs USD 8.94. Guided Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott) tours start around USD 8.94 per person.
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