Oslo Harbour

The central point of Oslo to many people is the harbour and the area around Radhusplassen (City Hall Square).

Oslo Harbour

Oslo Harbour and Radhusplassen:

Oslo Harbour and Radhusplassen

It is a popular place to take a walk by tourists and locals alike.

Oslo City Hall as seen from the harbour

Oslo City Hall (Radhus) is the dominant feature of the harbourfront and probably the best known building in Oslo. It is also the place where the Nobel Peace Prize is being awarded on 10 December every year.

This is Oslo Harbour as seen from one of the City Hall windows:

Oslo Harbour as seen from the City Hall

A ship in Oslo Harbour, with Akershus Fortress in the background:

A ship in Oslo Harbour

Sometimes you can see ships of the Royal Norwegian Navy, the naval part of Norwegian Armed Forces.

Royal Norwegian Navy ships in Oslo Harbour

The harbour and Radhus from Akershus Fortress:

Oslo Harbour and City Hall from Akershus Fortress Oslo Harbour as seen from Akershus Fortress

This is Oslo Harbour and the City Hall as you see them when leaving the harbour in a boat:

Leaving Oslo Harbour in a boat

This is the view once you get a bit further (picture taken from a boat to Bygdoy):

Oslo Harbour in the distance