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Bygdoy Peninsula

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Address: Bygdoy, Oslo, Oslo 0286, Norway
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+47 22 44 97 00

One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods,...

One of most delightful, romantic two-wheel rides in Oslo. Lush woods, park-like countryside, view of the sea, swimming areas, historic buildings and the royal cows are some of the sights to see along the way. Arrive from Aker Brygge via the 3-km cycle route along Frognerstranda to Hengesengveien, Bygdoy. Continue to Holsts vei - Rideveien - Huk - P.T. Mallingsvei - Langviksvei - Huk Aveny - Museumsveien - Wedels vei - Dronning Biancas vei Distance: 7 km Incline: insignificant Roadway: primarily fine gravel roads

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Simply stunning

Whether you're heading here because it's museum island or simply strolling through to look at the beautiful homes, this is a worthwhile detour. The batwing ferry to the island is... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you're heading here because it's museum island or simply strolling through to look at the beautiful homes, this is a worthwhile detour. The batwing ferry to the island is free with the oslo pass. Last departure from the island at 1830...

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We approached this neighborhood of Oslo by ferry from the city center. The island (peninsula, actually) boast parks, trails, restaurants, beautiful homes (including ambassadors' residences), and a number of museums, including the fascinating Norsk Volkemuseum of living history. Treat yourself. Pick a sunny day.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a dull place. nothing interesting but the museums. No restarants , no cafes. It's just residential

Thank Nisrinette
Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful little area to walk around, the weather was in our favour it was nice and cold so we were able to walk around with tiring around. Few museums in the area also. Our tour bus passed through here so hopped off and enjoyed it.

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Bydoy by bus. Really easy and stops right in front of different museums on the peninsula. Best is to take the bus, which is included in your public transport card. The boat (which is a 'special one' and is not included in your public tranport card) is more some kind of tourist trap. At Bygdoy you don't have... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting concept for the preservation of historic buildings while allowing us to travel through time.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is cold and windy, but something nice to do when you want to be by the water and just sitte and enjoy the view.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was my favourite bit of Oslo. Very easily accessible by public transport (I think it's bus #30 to Bygdoy, from the main railway station bus stop area). It's the peninsula with all the cool viking museums and polar/marine museums... and also very very posh houses with tennis courts and expensive cars. Was fun to start at the top of the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Bygdøy is a peninsula in the western, more affluent part of Oslo. It can be reached by ferry boat from Oslo City Hall (fjord side) or by bus from many places in the city centre area (including Oslo Central railway station (Oslo Jernbanestasjon) and Oslo City Hall (Oslo Rådhuset). Bygøy is a popular destination for tourists. Several of Oslo`s most... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

For a great use of time in Oslo, you can visit several of the good museums on Bygdoy (BIG-doy) in a day. We liked taking the bus there, but most of the year, you can hop on a ferryboat. For the same ticket, you can get the bus to take you around Bygdoy to the Fram and Kon Tiki musuems,... More 

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