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“beautiful river in the heart of oslo”
Review of Akerselva River

Akerselva River
Ranked #18 of 342 things to do in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests and industrial history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to Honse-Lovisas hus (a small, red house) and the Beier bridge.
Reviewed 27 May 2018

really peaceful lounge in the heart of oslo. lots of places to relax and chill out. in the fall you can see huge salomon jumping in the waterfalls.

Thank Tarje H
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"nice walk"
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"technical museum"
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"nice parks"
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"starting point"
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"city centre"
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"modern architecture"
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"both sides"
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"during summer"
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"central station"
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"visiting oslo"
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"paths"
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The one river that goes through the city. And if you want to have a nice walk, this trail is a good trail to follow!

Thank Cecilie D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

When you follow this river you will discover a world with impressing waterfalls but also lovely modern architecture, historic buildings and nice parks. We started at Vøyenfallene and then cycled downstairs to the city centre. We were surprised at every corner. This is a must do in Oslo.

2  Thank FluffyTiger
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A well laid out footpath the length of this river makes for easy walking, through an interesting area of lake and woodland and in the lower stretches through areas of interesting old industrial buildings, some them converted to modern homes. It was along this river that Norway developed as an industrial nation in the late 19th and earlier 20th century.

1  Thank ninianom
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Resembling the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas somewhat.
I can imagine this place being vibrant with people during summer when the surrounding trees are lush and green.

Thank Rolf S
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