Oslo Old Town: Viking Tales
4.4 (167 ratings)
Journey through modern Oslo and follow the clues to discover the origins, stories and challenges faced across the capital’s 1,000-year history.
Play the role of Harald Hardrada – Viking King and founder of Oslo. Visit wonderful sights including the Royal Palace, Parliament and Akershus Fortress whilst unlocking many surprising stories, including how Oslo became the home of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Sharpen your mind as Harald sharpens his sword – get ready to raid the treasured tales of Oslo!
- Best during the day
- Kid friendly
- Best for couples
- Recommended activity for families
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
Learn about Oslo history, from medieval beginnings to its dramatic rebuilding
Discover the stories of Norway’s journey to independence from Sweden and Denmark
Find out about the Nobel Peace Prize and visit the City Hall where the award is given
Make your way to Akershus Fortress, overlooking the fjord and landscape surrounding Oslo
You are King Harald Hardrada, founder of Oslo, the most feared warrior of your time and the last Viking King! Yet shocking rumors concerning your city have reached you from beyond the grave and your fierce reputation is under threat!
Could it be true those noisy neighbors – the Swedes and Danes - have invaded Norway? Was your nation really plagued by…the plague? And what is this ‘Peace Prize’ Oslo is famous for? Not very Viking!
After feasting in the afterlife halls of Valhalla for centuries, you have been sent back to reclaim Norway’s capital by Odin, God of War. For the sake of the Viking legacy…LET BATTLE COMMENCE!
Starting point Christiania TorvRådhusgata 30B, 0151 Oslo, Norway
Finish point Scandinavian Star MemorialScandinavian Star Memorial, Akershusstranda 0150, 0150 Oslo, Norway
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Discover new places
As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.
Solve puzzles, crack riddles
You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.
Learn fun history
Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.
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