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9 of the Best Cities to Visit in Norway

Step into the Land of Fjords, Northern Lights, and Glaciers!
Prabhanjan Borkar Dec 2, 2019

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Oslo

Norway’s bustling capital city - Oslo, is dotted with an unparalleled beauty of scenic mountains and seas.

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Explore Bygdøy Peninsula, The Viking Ship Museum and Akershus Fortress - Oslo’s notable historic landmarks.

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Bergen

As a peripatetic traveler, you will fall in love with Bergen, for its majestic fjord landscape - Sognefjord.

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The beating heart of Bergen: Bryggen, is laced with the vibrant Hanseatic wooden houses, that will take you back to the good old days.

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Tromso

Step into the “Gateway to the Arctic”: Tromso, a city with the perfect blend of scenic Northern Lights and the august parish church, The Arctic Cathedral.

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This city offers a lot of engaging activities for an outdoorsy with its adventure tours.

Stavenger

Stavanger is one of the hidden gems of Norway, embellished with mountains, white beaches, and museums.

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Preikestolen cliff is a hiker’s paradise, while the pristine waters of Sola Beach are for beach lovers!

Trondheim

Norway’s technology capital, Trondheim has many pockets of startling places to visit.
From Nidaros Cathedral to Old Town Bridge, Kristiansten Fortress to Munkholmen Island. Exploring the serene waters of the river Nidelva, is a must for an aquaphile.

Drammen

This city with a blend of urban vibe and wild forest adventure makes for a great travel destination. Do check out the colorful apartments along side the Drammenselva river.
Don't miss out on these major tourist attractions: The Ypsilon Bridge, Drammens Museum, Kjøsterudjuvet, Galleri Athene, Drammen Theater, Blaafarveværket.

Kristiansand

Welcome to the largest city in Southern Norway, Kristiansand. A must-visit destination for the entire family!

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Make a visit to these places: The largest zoo in Norway - Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park, Kristiansand Cannon Museum, Kristiansand Cathedral, Kilden Performing Arts Centre.

Tonsberg

The oldest town in Norway founded during the Viking Period: Tonsberg. Be sure to visit Slottsfjelltårnet (The Castle Rock Tower) - the most famous landmark of Tonsberg.

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Feel the pulse of Slottsfjellfestivalen, a music festival for pop and rock lovers. Also, explore city's notable landmarks: Mount Slottsfjell, Haugar Art Museum, Slottsfjell Museum.

Alesund

Spend a moment to bask in the scenic landscapes of Alesund - mountains, fjords and the ocean.

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The Art Nouveau styled city sits between the Atlantic ocean and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Geirangerfjord. Encompassed by the high waterfalls, rugged mountains, and the sparkling blue Lovatnet lake, the place is truly a hiker's paradise.