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Karl Johans Gate, Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Karl Johans Gate is the main, mostly pedestrian, street in Oslo. The atmosphere is different during the day, the eveninng and at night. You must walk several times at different hours.

Thank Gidi B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Karl Johan Gate is the most popular street in Oslo. We visited the day of Oslo marathon so it was full of people. Many of shops and malls you can find there

Thank Panagiotis K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a beautiful street with lot of shops and walk area. Worth a walk down the streets when one visits Oslo

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a bit suspicious of this street as everyone had told us how great it was, so we had ideas of 'tourist central' like Oxford Street in London or Las Ramblas in Barcelona.However, we were pleasantly surprised by the lack of crowds. The street...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved that our hotel was in the center of this street and near all the shops. It was a perfect area to find souvenirs.

Thank iStacy
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Oslo Karl Johans Gate must be seen, Beautiful relaxing stroll down this pedestrian tree lined street is a must, Walk in the footsteps of Harry Hole. Go all the way up to the Royal Palace and gardens.

Thank grandma4granchildren
Reviewed 1 week ago

This long street is full of shops, bars and restaurants, it's a great place to sit have a coffee and watch the world go by.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our three day visit to Oslo, we often walked along Karl Johans Gate. We found shops of all kinds and did some shopping there. One night we had dinner along the street. On our last day, we strolled here after visiting the National Gallery....More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel was located right on Karl Johans gate and every day we was amaized by the number of people passing thru.

Thank AuraPerentos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up and down this busy street and then sat at one of the many pavement cafes to have a drink and people watch. Easily accessible by foot from our cruise ship.

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Response from Dale_A_65 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed here during the summer (late June). Two nights a week they had some sort of summer dance party going on. It was terribly noisy because of the constant thumping of the bass from the music. If I recall correctly, when... More