Visited here with the group but lest interesting for as I had see so many such places in India also. But landscape was good here and relaxing.
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I like castles and forts anyway, and this is a very nice one. Most of the outer parts are free to explore and there is nice park land and great views of Oslo from the walls. It's not massive so probably wouldn't take more than...More
When our cruise ship arrived this medieval Castle was the first landmark in our view. It is very well kept, the grounds are lovely to walk, and the entrance fee is well worth it.
Spent a very enjoyable hour here wandering arund the walls and the different areas. Definitiely needs to be on the Oslo tour itinerary as also gives good views down the fjord.
We enjoyed our self guided tour of this castle. The setting alone makes it worth a visit and the rooms that are on display are interesting. The history of the place, up to and including it's use during World War II is interesting.
To learn about their history. Well kept building with plenty to see. Enjoyed our time there. Fun to see all the electric cars parked outside -- plugged in.
Akershus festning is the repository of so much of Oslo's history, it's a must-see for visitors to the city; along with the Norwegian Folk Museum, it's one of the most impressive sights in the Norwegian capital. But as with everything, the fortress looks so much...More