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Karl Johans gate

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Neighbourhood: Sentrum
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Address: Karl Johans Gate, Oslo, Norway
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Oslo's bustling main street is filled with shops and cafes.

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I do like this street!

It is a pity that it is a wee bit of a building site in places at the minute, or I suspect we would have enjoyed this street even more. Nice selection of things to see - range of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
martingerardkelly
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Buncrana, Ireland
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful busy trading area of Oslo catering for all tastes [not sure about budgets], lots of expensive lookin things to be seen but with a few gems as well.Woth the walk up from central station all the way to the palace.

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Buncrana, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a pity that it is a wee bit of a building site in places at the minute, or I suspect we would have enjoyed this street even more. Nice selection of things to see - range of shops, historic buildings, open spaces. Looked good on a crisp, winter's day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to do some shopping in Oslo then this is the street to be. There are multiple indoor shopping centers along the way. At the end you will find the Hard Rock cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the city centre around the main street Karl Johans gate you find night clubs, bars, jazz clubs and cafés in between stores, shopping centres and hotels. Downtown Oslo has a little bit of everything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Karl Johans Gate is the central hub of action in Oslo. Tons of stores and restaurants line the street with lots of fun things to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karl Johans gate is pretty much the main road. It has many shops and places to eat. You can access the metro, bus and tram by following this road. The cathedral, palace and other historic buildings are nearby.

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Bologna, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really the Oslo Mainstreet from the Railway station to Slotparken, connecting the Cathedral, the University, the National Theatre to end to Slotparken towards the Royal Palace. A great walk with shope, caffe, restaurant the top you can get in Oslo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice walk! Lots of shopping. From high end clothing and shoes to the souvenir shop. Very beautiful historic buildings along the walk. The ford sound is close to. Very scenic. Well worth the afternoon if in the area

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lovely view down the road, with some nice cafes... but, really, its a bunch of shops... I dont think there is anything special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this walk in the evening, but it was a Thursday, so many of the shops were still open. Since this was the last night of our trip before flying back to the US, it was a great place for souvenir shopping. I can imagine it would be even more awesome in summer, but even in January, the buildings... More 

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