Along with the castle you can also view cruises decked at the port. Nice city view. It is near to the army museum.
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A nice outdoor place with a museum and various buildings to visit, as well as a great view of the harbor. You’re able to push a stroller or a wheelchair but be aware that there’s a lot of smaller hills. No entrance fee except the...More
This is a very interesting fortress with a great history attached. Built late in the 13th century to protect Oslo, it is still in use today. It has had several different roles in Norwegian history. It has served as both royal residence and prison. The palace is...More
The weather was bitter when we visited and unfortunately it was quite precarious underfoot. However, the day was bright and the views across Oslo Fjord were spectacular. The castle has plenty of signage in both Norwegian and English to keep the visitor informed and interested....More
I ventured into Akershus about 1930 on a Saturday evening and literally had the place to myself, bar the soldiers! Although the facilities were closed and the paths were icy in places, it was fun to climb up to the ramparts and look over the...More
We were there right before it closed and were only able to tour the grounds. It was a nice place to visit and I am certain taking a tour would have been interesting.
This was good to walk around, we did not find the entrance to get the booklet that explained the # around the fort and there was no random spot to place or pick up one. The fort was still a great time to walk around...More
Akershus Castle and Fortress is a beautiful old set of structures located right on the waterfront in Oslo. You can walk on the fortress walls and get some great views. There is a restaurant and a visitor center on the grounds as well. Although we...More