The Palace Park, one of the Norwegian capital’s first and largest...read more
The Palace Park, one of the Norwegian capital’s first and largest parks, surrounds the Royal Palace on all sides. It features grassy areas and flowerbeds as well as old, majestic trees. It is a popular place to rest - with tourists and the city's own populations both. The Palace Park was developed simultaneously with the construction of the Royal Palace in the mid-1800s. The part of the park called the Queen’s Park dates all the way back to 1751.Most of the park is open to the public all year. The Queen's Park is open during the summe season, from 18 May to 1 October, between 7 AM and 8 PM. The Palace Park is a protected cultural monument and is managed by the Palace gardeners.