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Heaven on Earth

Even aurora night happened here in April 2017. I loved walking on frozen lake in winters and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
madikhanzai
Beautiful place

You can go the and do a lot of activities. You can go for a BBQ around the lake, for a walk, for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tasosk1992
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Oslo, Norway
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Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs.
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Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even aurora night happened here in April 2017. I loved walking on frozen lake in winters and enjoying sun in summes

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank madikhanzai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can go the and do a lot of activities. You can go for a BBQ around the lake, for a walk, for a run. You can also do one of the hikings around the lake. In the winter time you can go for ski...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tasosk1992
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In winter, the lake is freezing and all the wood surrounding it is covered in snow. The walk around the lake becomes the home of cross-country skiers. In summer, on the other hand, it is a spectacular place to walk and rest. It is located...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank madacarus
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Lake is close to the tube and some 15 minutes travel from city senter. Many visitors daily during summer-season. Winter-activities as skating and skiing are popular among Oslo-inhabitants and students of the nearby sports-university. Few facilities, only one kiosk open now and then. Area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tor W
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Take the Metro line no 5 to Sognsvann and you are in the middle of nature a few minutes from the center of the town. In winter it is also a popular skiing area. There is a track around the sea and it is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KjellG137
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Lying just within the greenbelt around Oslo, the lake is a popular recreational area, used as a camping, picnicking and bathing destination for the residents of Oslo during the summer, as well as a cross-country skiing, skating and ice fishing destination in the winter. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to take a sunday walk. A Nice lake and you Can walk around the whole lake. You Can also have a picnic here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jonny P
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good for training around and close by the lake, all year long not far from city, available for everyone

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maychumc
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We visited on a late Saturday afternoon. The weather was sunny, which made the leaves on the trees look beautiful. The walk round the lake takes around one hour, at a moderate to relaxed pace. It wasn't particularly busy for a Saturday afternoon (although as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this lake in the fall and the colours are just amazing. You can walk around the lake with the masses and then branch off to quieter trails. I wish people displayed more trail etiquette by not walking 4 or 5 abreast but I did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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lala l
10 September 2018|
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Response from Clingh | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what time at night you are talking about. Probably the metro will be going till approximately 0100 am. Otherwise it is very safe as the tracks are very well marked with signs. The app is also excellent. It is... More
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erik l
20 April 2018|
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Response from CarlosTojo | Reviewed this property |
By metro on a line with the same name "Songsvann" Cheers
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a lot to see in Oslo. I'd suggest taking the boat from Aker Brygge to the nearest islands (hovedøya etc), visit Vigelandsparken, Sognsvann lake, walk along Akerselva (the river) starting from... More
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