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There’s a lot to see at Akershus Fortress. We ended up visiting three times but still didn’t see it all.
First time we went midweek in late afternoon. Got a “trails” map from the visitor center and toured the exhibition there on Akershus as a...More
We took a break from the cold and spent an hour on the site - that’s plenty of time. We went at last entry (4pm) and it was quiet. Information provided in a range of languages. The structure itself is impressive. Worth a visit.
From our guidebook we thought that Akershus Castle and Fortress was worth a visit, but the interior of the castle was much more interesting than we had expected. It's a strange mix of medieval castle with prison and basic rooms and luxurious accomodation of royalty....More
- nice to walk around for sightseeing even on a winter day
- you can climb up the top of the fort to see the view which is pretty nice
- you can buy a ticket to go into the castle but we didn't, anyway,...More
It was a very cold snowy day, but great for a walk to get great views of Oslo as the day drew to a close. It meant that detailed visits were not realistic, although we visited the Visitor Centre and gift shop, for a crafty...More
As others have said, the fortress is free; a large area to walk around and a glorious walk around the harbour to get there (if the weather is kind). The castle interior entry is 70NOK for adults and 50NOK for seniors. I... More
As others have said, the fortress is free; a large area to walk around and a glorious walk around the harbour to get there (if the weather is kind). The castle interior entry is 70NOK for adults and 50NOK for seniors. I would recommend getting the audio tour as there is little written information.
You also have the Norwegian resistance museum nearby. You really should make time to see this if you're in the area.