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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Lovely palace, set in parkland with interesting statues. You could picnic here. There are nearby cafes and it is just a short walk from the harbour, Parliament and other grand buildings such as the... more »
The fact you can get relatively close to the palace, even when the royal family are in residence, will always be weird for me being British! But the palace building itself it lovely and the gardens... more »
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