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Oslos best beaches

Bestemorstranda, close to Ingjerstrand
Huk -Bygdøy
Paradisbukta -Bygdøy
Oslofjord Islands: Hovedøya, Langøyene, Gressholmen
Hvalstrand - Asker, west for Oslo
Ingjerstrand -south for Oslo
Hvervenbukta -south of Oslo
Sollerudstranda -Lysaker
Solvikbukta -Malmøya

More details here
Map with beaches and lakes for bathing here


Oslos best roof tops

Here you can drink and enjoy the view summertimes in Oslo
Q Lounge

-Bar/cafe/club, conserts, events, top of old Opera house at Youngstorget
Q Lounge
-Chick bar, on top of design hotel Grims Grenka
Grand Etoile
-Elegant cafe/bar, top of Grand Hotel in Karl Johan street
Gloria Flames
-Rock bar, roof terrace of Gloria Flames in Grønland
Emil & Samuel
-Stylish club/bar/restaurant, top of Steen & Strøm shopping center.
-view over Oslofjord, from the cafe on Fornebu/former airport
-view over Oslo from the funkis restaurant on Ekeberg
-view over Oslo from the cafe/restaurant on Frognerseteren
Grefsenkollen Restaurant
-view over Oslo from the restaurant on Grefsenkollen

Click on each place for more details or look here.
More places with a nice view.

Oslos best green areas

Springflowers, close to St.hanshaugen
Frognerparken - number One park in Oslo, including Vigeland Sculture Park
Akerselva -many nice green spots along the river
Botanisk hage - experience the spring blooming in the botanical garden!
Birkelunden - many nice events and markets, Grünerløkka
Sofienbergparken - Grünerløkka
Middelalderparken - Old part of Oslo
Bygdøy  -close to the sea
Marka - off course, the green area with forest, lakes and mountains that surrounds Oslo

More places here


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