Oslo is the capital city of Norway, and the country's largest metropolis, and is proud to have the luxury of beautiful natural surroundings. Many visitors come to view Oslo's landmarks, historical museums, and to experience the culture through the Hove Festival, Førde International Folk Music Festival, and St. Olav Festival. Guests seeking great accommodations should check out hotels in Oslo such as the Radisson Blu Scandinavia, Hotel Continental, as well as the Grand Hotel Rica.
The Oslo Kongressenter has more than 20 fully functional meeting rooms, and hosts such events as the Amestodagen business conference and the conference of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
Guests at hotels Oslo can enjoy gourmet international dishes at the Restaurant Oscarsgate on Pilestredet 63. Maaemo on Schweigaards Gate serves traditional Norwegian cuisine over nine courses.
The popular Oslo City Shopping Center features over 90 stores and restaurants and is conveniently located near many Oslo hotels. The Aker Brygge shopping center in Stranden is located just along the harbor and includes many specialty shops and galleries.
Enjoy some of the city's beautiful buildings and famous landmarks like the Oslo Cathedral, Radhuset, Stortinget, and Royal Palace. The Frogner Park, Botanical Garden, and the Birkelunden and Olaf Ryes Square are some of the most beautiful parks near Oslo.
Visit the Oslo Opera House on Kirsten Flagstadts Place to enjoy a night of stunning performances by the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. The Cafe Mono features live music performances and hosts international DJs.