Sculptures in Oslo

Tour Number

Activity Level

217626


Categories

City, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children at 7 and up. Strollers are not recommended

Friendly: No.
You must manage a 2 hours walk in the forest. The Ekeberg sculpture park can be quite hilly if you want to see everything.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Norwegian (fluent)

We visit two famous parks, The Vigeland park and the Ekeberg sculpture park


We have two famous and wonderful sculpture-parks in Oslo, The Vigeland sculpture park and the Ekeberg Sculpture park. The Vigeland park with 212 sculptures (aprox 750 figures), made by Gustav Vigeland, is the most visited tourist attraction in Norway, and a stroll through the park is an amazing tour for about 50 - 60 min.
The metro will then take us down to the city center. here we take a tram to the Ekeberg Sculpture park, made as a tribute to women. From here we have a wonderful view over the city. The park contains sculptures, made by world famous artists from August Rodin to Damian Hirst. On our way you will learn more about the artwork and the artists while we have a wonderful stroll through the forest and enjoy the great view.
This tour requires good shoes.
We take the tram back to the city were we end the tour.

This tour is estimated with public transportation.

Itinerary

We visit 2 sculpture-parks during this tour. The Vigeland sculpture park with 212 sculptures (aprox 750 figures), made by Gustav Vigeland. A stroll through the park takes about 50 - 60 min.
The metro will then take us back to the city center. A new tram takes through the city to the second park, the Ekeberg Sculpture park, made as a tribute to women. From here we have a wonderful view over the city. The park contains sculptures made by world famous artists from August Rodin to Damian Hirst. On our way you will learn about the artwork and the artists while we have a wonderful stroll through the forest and enjoy the great view.
This tour requires good shoes. The tram will take us back to the city center. We end the tour in front of the Central station or were you want to.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel if this is in the city center, or at the pier. Or any place in the city center.

End location: The tour ends at your hotel if this is in the city center, or by your ship.

Duration: 4 hours

If you book a car, we will have more time to spend in the Ekeberg sculpture park.

Transportation

We can do the tour with local trains and a walk through the city center, or we can rent a car for the tour. The price on this tour is by public transportation.

What’s Included

This tour just include the guide. If we use public transportation, you will need a day-ticket. The price on this is 90 NOK pp. (2015).
If you prefer a car or a minibus, the cost is 625 USD for 3 hours + a bus-ticket back to the center of 50 NOK pp.
Does not include any beverages or food.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

90 NOK - You need a bus card valid for 1 day, 90 NOK. If you want snack or light lunch etc, that will be extra.

What’s Extra

The only thing you need extra is a bus card if you dont chose to use car or taxi.
You are responsible for any purchases of a personal nature"

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