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The Royal Palace is open to the public during the summer season, usually from late June until the middle of August. Visitors follow a guided tour lasting about one hour, through the most important rooms of the Palace. There is usually also a special...more
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Slottsplassen 1, Oslo 0010, Norway
+47 22 04 87 00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

At the moment, the Royal Palace is closed to tourists - guided tours are open operational during the summer season, which is a little disappointing. Nevertheless, you can take a look at the exterior of the palace, which can be found at the top of...More

Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perched on the top of a hill in the middle of Oslo the palace is geared by soldiers who are completely different to the soldiers guarding similar buildings in the UK, they actually welcome tourists talking to them and having their photos taken, lovely parkland...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As with all places around Europe this is a beautiful piece of Architecture The garden are peaceful, you can have a picnic over there, and quite sit down with your partner in the midst of nature. Well worth the visit

Thank Anushtoop C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is at the end of one of the main streets in Oslo so is easy to find. It sits inside a large park area with an open area in front giving excellent views of the building. You can walk around the building which...More

Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Palace in Oslo is walkable from the city center. I visited the Royal Palace after the Fram Polar Museum and somehow got there from the ground's side instead of the main road from the city center. There was a pretty small crowd gathering...More

Thank vitasoy1437
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Viewed the outside of the Royal Palace when we were in Oslo, Norway. Although it is not a medieval castle, it is still a Beautiful piece of architecture. The area surrounding the palace is lovely as well. We missed the changing of the guards ceremony....More

Thank ExpoNationals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is easy to book a tour ahead of time online, or you can take a chance and queue at the Palace. The only way to see the Palace is by tour. Be prepared to put on shoe covers if it is rainy (or maybe...More

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked around and through the park area, actually sat at one of the benches in back of the palace, several times during our stay in Oslo. Impressive palace, grounds are well kept, with a few statues, a pond area, ducks, very pleasant to walk...More

Thank tlvsphr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a long road leading up to this imposing structure. There is a large courtyard area in the front which is very clean and well maintained. The Palace itself is an interesting building with King's Guards outside. You can take photos of these Guards...More

Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went by this huge edifice. Very beautiful building and large palace. Hard to believe these royals lived in such luxury...and still do today.

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Alice C
2 August 2017|
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Response from LivEllen | Property representative |
No, I'm afraid the season ends on 17 August. The smal summer palace of Oscarshall will still be open for visits during the weekend first part of September, though, if that would be of interest to you. More information at... More
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13 February 2016|
Response from LivEllen | Property representative |
Tickets for the guided tours of the Palace can be purchased online at Billettservice/Ticketmaster. There are four tours in English every day, and the season starts 18 June. For more details, please visit... More
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Joao V
31 January 2016|
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Response from priyadarshi | Reviewed this property |
Cant really answer that one, but I guess that the royals arent as royal as the ones at the Buckingham...:)