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Damstredet & Telthusbakken

Fredensborgveien / Akersveien, Oslo 0177, Norway
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Beautiful street with wooden houses.

Lovely little street. It's a bit hard to find, but don't miss it if you're in the area.you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chaminda S
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Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Worth a visit if you're in the area

The street is very small but very cute and pretty with old, colourful wooden houses.  If you're... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
IevaLaur
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London, England, United Kingdom
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The two small roads Damstredet and Telthusbakken are found just below the medieval church Gamle Aker kirke. This is a charming and pictoresque part of town with well-preserved and inhabited wooden houses from the late 18th and early 19th century. The allotment gardens on the south side of Telthusbakken give the area a countryside atmosphere.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest church” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (5 reviews)
“city centre” (2 reviews)
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Fredensborgveien / Akersveien, Oslo 0177, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little street. It's a bit hard to find, but don't miss it if you're in the area.you can reach after a short walk from city central (10 minutes from Oslo Central Station)

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The street is very small but very cute and pretty with old, colourful wooden houses.  If you're in the area it's recommended to check it out and take some photos if you like. I was not in the area but decided to have a little...More

Thank IevaLaur
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Me and my wife went to Damstredet on November 2017, and is located in Oslo. The weather is Cold with a breeze of snow. We have taken a walk from Oslo central train station and used google map. As we arrived on the narrow street...More

Thank bruniola
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Two short streets north of the city centre and just to the west of Grunerlokka stand out for the older architecture and winding cobblestone. Definitely worth the stroll.

Thank Nicolas B
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Strolled over this way after a short walk from our hotel (10 minutes from Oslo Central Station). While these are just two streets with houses on them, they are historical (over 200 years old) and contain beautiful landscapes and photography opportunities. Since it is not...More

Thank Mariah H
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Tethusbakken, below the Aker church, Oslos oldest church, probably dating from 12th century. Originated as Catholic church, reformated 1536. See the pittoresque old wooden houses, take Kjærlighetsstien in the middle of this road, walk along it to Heftye Ekebergsgate and enjoy the view as you...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Its worth a stroll along these 2 streets to gain some insight into how the people lived in the 16th century to present. So good to see some of their heritage houses preserved. Even though its so close to the city centre we encountered little...More

Thank Rose R
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Pretty but very much overhyped for what it is. We expected a lot more for what had been written but alas we were wrong. Nice original style wooden buildings though.

Thank ZBH88
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Be ready for some hills, but so cute and worth it. Beer garden and park at the bottom are a perfect way to end the walk.

Thank Jen F
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Well, it is not a huge district, just a little street with almost 200 years old houses. It worths a visit while you are near. The street and the houses are cute and picturesque.

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