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Karl Johans gate

Karl Johans Gate, Oslo, Norway
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Oslo's bustling main street is filled with shops and cafes.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“royal palace” (168 reviews)
“shopping street” (32 reviews)
“long street” (14 reviews)
Karl Johans Gate, Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday

Visit the Opera House and be sure to take the tour-the view and the architecture are not to be missed.

Thank siegelgail
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most famous streets in Oslo. Wide and clean with pots of flowers lining part of the street. Felt safe and wonderful to walk along this street. There are many shops along the street if you are into shopping. Definitely worthwhile...More

Thank Agisagis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant to walk down this street and get the feel of the city. Many shops and coffee shops and restaurants along the way.

Thank Felicite F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a niceplace to visit from time to time. I live in Oslo, all the good restaurants, bars and shops is not here. They are at a place called Grunerløkka or a shopping street called Bogstadveien. Both places is a 15 minuts walk from...More

Thank tagea2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main street of Oslo named after King Charles III John. It is around one kilo meter to walk. In one end you can see the Norwegian Royal Palace and on the opposite end the Central Railway Station. When you walk through you also can...More

Thank mubarak09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel is situated on this avenue. I love the walk because there is this great concept store, some nice cafes and restaurants too. And in the middle of the avenue a coffee place and a metro station too.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the main street of downtown Oslo, offering shops and restaurants and good views of the Palace at one end and Parliament at the other, with the National Theatre in between. It is a joy to just wander down the street.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel room looked out on this pedestrian street, so we did a lot of walking and window shopping. The Christmas Market was along the way and our favourite restaurants were also here.

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I’m not into shopping. Visited during winter which I guess ruins it a little. But it’s nicely framed by the Church and royal castle.

Thank KentA704
Reviewed 1 January 2018

You will walk along this street in Oslo as this street starts at the Royal Palace and goes all the way to The Oslo Cathedral. There is a nice souvenir shop on the way and also others.

Thank Janulik
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