Enjoying Fresh Shrimp off the Boats
In the morning, head for the harbor in front of the Rådhuset and buy a bag of freshly caught and cooked shrimp from a fisherman. Although this may not be everyone's idea of a good breakfast -- sales begin around 7 or 8am and may end in late morning -- shrimp lovers will find Valhalla here.
Experiencing Life on the Fjords
In the summer, head for the harbor, where boats wait to take you sightseeing, fishing, or to the beach.
Hanging Out in the Students' Grove
Summer is short in Oslo, and it's savored. Late-night drinkers sit in open-air beer gardens along Karl Johans Gate, enjoying the endless nights. Our favorite spot for a beer and to watch the passing parade is Studenten, on the corner of Karl Johans Gate and Universitesgata.
Listening to Street Musicians
Hundreds of musicians flock to Oslo in the summer. You can enjoy their music along Karl Johans Gate and at the marketplace Stortorvet.
Taking the Ferry to Bygdøy
The Bygdøy peninsula offers a treasure trove of attractions, including Viking ships, Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki, seafood buffets, a sailboat harbor, and bathing beaches. At the folk museum are old farmsteads, houses, and often folk-dancing.
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