This was not what I thought it was going to be but we enjoyed it anyway. It is very educational and worth a visit.
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Grünerløkka was where blue label workers lives With their families - today very popular among students. Cafes of all sort, shops for used Things and used cloths
This is a former working class area which has gone up in the world. Now largely inhabited by young profession couples, many with small children. A very lively area with lots of good cafes, coffee bars, restaurants and small specialist shops. Also several spacious parks,...More
Grünerløkka is the Greenwich Village of Oslo, sort of. It has a hip, slightly 'Bohemian,' off-beat feel, some cute restaurants & quaint houses & buildings; it's definitely worth at least an hour stroll if not longer. I stayed in the guest house of a friend's...More
Lovely area with bars, restaurants, open cafes, parks and small shops of all kinds. We discovered it by chance and went back again later as there are so many places that you want to stop by. The area is a short walk from the Botanical...More
Loved this area. We walked through the graveyard by the old Aker Church, past quaint ginger-bready wooden houses, down to the Aker River and the student district. You can follow the river down stream. There was an interesting flea market on Sunday. Markveien is a...More
No H&M in sight here! After wearing ourselves out on the main tourist shopping avenue, Grunerlokka was very welcome sight. Lots of cafes, vintage stores and independent businesses made for a great afternoon of wandering and shopping. Highly recommend the trip here.
From Birkelunden park walked straight down the road and suddenly discovered that i was in a chick locality of Oslo having open air cafe restaurants and numerous other shops.Walking further down the road came across the Olaf Ryes Plass garden that had a few food...More
This is great part of Oslo to wonder around with the ecclectic shops in Markveien along with the walk up both sides of the Akerselva river. Get up there to avoid the crowds down Aker Brygge.