Oslo's Old Town City Exploration Game

Created by
Craig Malpass
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!
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Places you will visit


It will take you

60-90 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km


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

Game route

Starting point Christiania Torv
Rådhusgata 30B, 0151 Oslo, Norway

Know before you go

    Quest available in English

    This quest has 11 challenges

    Best during the day


    Kid friendly

    Best for couples

    Recommended activity for families


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!
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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.


Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.



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Jacco Groen

Jan 2022


Jan 2022

Saida Usmanova

Jan 2022

Vishal Lalwani

Dec 2021

Christopher Knowles

Dec 2021
Very fun. Saw all the sites of Oslo we wanted to see. Worth the money to be able to find out some of the history :)


Jacco Groen
3400 XP
Jana Brandenburg
3400 XP
Christopher Knowles
3400 XP

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