Karl Johans gate, Oslo

3.6
#1 of 13 in Neighborhoods in Norway
At Karl Johans gate, walk down Oslo's main street while passing by some of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Named after King Charles III John upon his death, the street was once multiple roads that have now merged into one, leading you from from Oslo Central Station all the way to the Royal Palace. Along the way, stop by the National Theatre, the Palace Park, the Oslo Cathedral, the Bazaar Market, and the historic Fire Watch building, which served as the city's central fire station from 1860 to 1939. Shop or eat at one of the many restaurants and boutiques that line the street. Put Karl Johans gate into our Oslo visit app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Karl Johans Gate is like the Mall in the Washington DC. At the other end you have the Royal Palace, followed by the National theather, nice park with a pool. Along here is the oldest hotel in Oslo, th...  more »
  • This street is pedestrian, it is next to theaters, and the parliament, full of restaurants, shops and businesses. The floor is not uniform throughout the circuit, has saubidas and dim descents. While it's the main street, it's not dazzling, it's better normal.
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