6 Parks to explore in Oslo
Capital and most populous city of Norway. Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping.
A beautiful park that combines its long history, beautiful nature, stunning views, and impressive sculptures in a unique way. The artworks that are spread around the whole park are internationally renowned artists like Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Dan Graham, Sarah Lucas, Damien Hirst, and Roni Horn. There are also traces of Oslo’s long and diverse history in the park, from rock carvings and ruins from the stone age to cemetery's that date back to 900-400 BC.
The biggest park in the Grünerløkka area is a popular recreational area for the locals, especially the younger generations. The park has table tennis tables and a fun playground for the kids. In the middle of the park lies Sofienberg church. The park was originally a cemetery, inaugurated in 1858, but many people were critical to having a cemetery in a central and densely populated area.
Tjuvholmen skulpturpark is a sculpture park in the Tjuvholmen neighborhood of Frogner borough in Oslo, Norway. It is close to Aker Brygge. The art museum was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, who also designed the sculpture park. The park's concept was developed in conjunction with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
Tøyen Park is a park in Oslo, Norway. It is located behind the Munch Museum and includes the University of Oslo Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Gardens is home to both the Geological and Zoological museums. There is also a water park that features a swimming hall and several open-air pools along with a waterslide and sauna. It is a popular recreation area and it attracts a lot of birdwatchers.