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Sognsvann Lake

Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Only Half an Hour from City - and You're in Heaven

Oslo is surrounded by a vast forest dotted with idyllic lakes. One of the best lakeside scenes is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kai Ming C
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Hong Kong
I love walks!

To walk all around this little lake was so much fun and relaxing. If you want you can swim and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elena19326
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Oslo, Norway
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Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful lake” (20 reviews)
“t bane” (26 reviews)
“metro line” (14 reviews)
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Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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"beautiful lake"
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"t bane"
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"metro line"
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"frozen lake"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oslo is surrounded by a vast forest dotted with idyllic lakes. One of the best lakeside scenes is guaranteed by a walk around Sognsvann Lake. Thanks to metro route, two families of us (adults and teenager, eight-year-olds) were whisked to Sognsvann station with the snap...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To walk all around this little lake was so much fun and relaxing. If you want you can swim and bathe, with kids or no kids. You can sit down and have a small lunch or just walk or run all the way around the...More

Thank Elena19326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sognsvatn is a place which will give you recreation both summer (bathing in the sea which is called Sognsvatn). Or in the winter. Then you can go skiing right from the station. In the automn you can pick berries or mushrums or just look at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the subway from Oslo city senter to the last stop. A short walk from the station and you are the lake Sognsvann with its beautiful surroundings. You can bike around the lake or run or just walk. In the summer it is popular to...More

Thank Jørgen L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming to Sognsvann. They have great field trips, a beautiful beach you can visit in the summer, and the best hangover cure which is icecream on the steps with you feet in the water, looking at the pinetrees you can almost drift away...More

Thank Linn Terese R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sognsvann is located aprox 30 minutes north of Oslo city centre by tram or bike. Sognsvann is at the edge of Nordmarka, a huge forrest area nearby Oslo where you can go for hikes and enjoy nature. Best way of going to Sognsvann is by...More

1  Thank Janina L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sognsvann is the easiest way to see the Oslo forest from the city. Take the 5 metro and enjoy a stroll or jog round the lake (3.3km) or just sit and enjoy nature, take a picnic - or use it as a starting point for...More

Thank oslohelen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sognsvann lake is a beautiful lake near Kringsja and I recommend everyone to go there as it is a beautiful location to have a walk during winter or a swim during summer. Also, Sognsvann is a meeting point for barbecue, people who do sports and...More

1  Thank _ann_weigele
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lake is besides the sport university whereby you can see many sport persons doing their training over there. Of course there are many other people who like to walk, run, hike, swim or just love natural will come here for the purpose. You can...More

3  Thank Heng How N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One go to this by metro train just in 20 minutes. Very nice place,very beautiful, peaceful n divine pure nature.one can just swim or sit beside lake get lost in the beauty.

1  Thank HemaSanghani
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erik l
20 April 2018|
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Response from Carlos T | Reviewed this property |
By metro on a line with the same name "Songsvann" Cheers
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amirk973
28 May 2017|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
There are actually a lot to see in Oslo. I'd suggest taking the boat from Aker Brygge to the nearest islands (hovedøya etc), visit Vigelandsparken, Sognsvann lake, walk along Akerselva (the river) starting from... More
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