Det Kongelige Slott, Oslo

3.7
Tour the home of the past and present Norwegian royalty at Det Kongelige Slott. Built in 1849 for King Charles III, the neo-classical palace boasts 173 rooms and is the official residence of present Norwegian monarch. Walk through state rooms such as the Council Chamber, Great Hall, and Mirror Hall. Wander the Palace Park grounds that surround the palace, complete with ponds and statues. Watch the traditional changing of the guard that occurs daily. Visit the website to buy your tickets in advance; check the website for hours. Put Det Kongelige Slott into our Oslo visit planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Oslo.
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  • When you get tired walking in the Oslo streets, take your rest here. You should see the front garden with all green. Oslo caddelerinde yürümek sizi yorduysa, burada dinlenin. Ön bahçedeki mükemmel yeş...  more »
  • Compared to the English royals, the Norwegian royal famile has a relaxed relationship with their subjects. On the National Day (17 May) you can admire this very well when thousands of children move over the Karl Johans gate to the castle and rejoice when the royal family waves to them from the balcony. The daily changing of the guard (13:30) is also less affective than in London. Thick fur hats don't wear the royal bodyguard anyway. Photographing at a reasonable distance is ok, but intrusive tourists do not appreciate the soldiers in Oslo either.
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