Karl Johans gate, Oslo

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#1 of 13 in Neighborhoods in Norway
At Karl Johans gate, walk down Oslo's main street while passing by some of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Named after King Charles III John upon his death, the street was once multiple roads that have now merged into one, leading you from from Oslo Central Station all the way to the Royal Palace. Along the way, stop by the National Theatre, the Palace Park, the Oslo Cathedral, the Bazaar Market, and the historic Fire Watch building, which served as the city's central fire station from 1860 to 1939. Shop or eat at one of the many restaurants and boutiques that line the street. Put Karl Johans gate into our Oslo visit app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Your shopping gateway in Oslo and it stretches through the middle of Oslo. If you are not a keen shopper, you could visit this street too as it will bring you to most of the highlights within old Oslo...  more »
  • Lovely place to visit and must see when in Oslo. It's very central so definately five it some time and have a coffee around  more »
  • A scenic walk from Oslo Central Station to the Royal Palace. Passing Oslo Cathedral (just off Karl Johans gate), the Parliament, various shops and hotels. Even met a squirrel by the Universitetsplasse...  more »
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