What's up Norway, it seems to be an interesting title this time. Of course, there are fun things. Why choose traveling to Norway? Norway is one of the popular tourist destinations famous for auroras and fjords or long, narrow, and deep sea inlets between high cliffs.

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Norway generally has mountainous landscapes that are often covered by glaciers and has land borders with Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The country located on the Scandinavian Peninsula has many beautiful and charming places that are popular among tourists.

Traveling To Oslo Norway

There are several places in Norway to enjoy the phenomenon of Midnight Sun and Polar Night, including:

1. Bryggen Wharf

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This old Hanseatic pier has become an iconic landmark in Norway, with colorful buildings along the waterfront. Built in the 18th century, Bryggen is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its scenic spots. Not just walking around, this place some many restaurants and cafes that are right for dining while looking at the scenery.

2. Visit the Viking Ship Museum

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Located in Oslo's Bygdøy, this impressive museum is one of the must-visit places for history buffs. The Viking Ship Museum is part of the Museum of Cultural History, where you can also see many discoveries, exhibits, and archaeological artifacts.

3. Old Stavanger

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The perfect place to spend an afternoon, Old Stavanger never fails to wow visitors thanks to its picturesque white streets and cottages. Located on the west side of Vågen, the town has 173 wooden buildings dating back to the 18th century, not to mention full of many local galleries and boutiques to explore. Old Stavanger is also home to the Norwegian Canning Museum and the Stavanger Maritime Museum.

4. See the Nothern Lights (Aurora Borealis) in Tromsø

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Being the largest city in northern Norway, Tromsø offers an easily accessible location. If you want to see the beauty of the aurora borealis, come here in early September to early April, although there is no guarantee you can see this natural phenomenon. Even if you don't manage to catch one, there's still plenty to see and do in Tromsø, from dog sledding to whale watching.

5. Oslo City

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Norway's capital is making a unique city breakthrough thanks to the wide range of activities and attractions it offers. For starters, it's home to some of Norway's biggest attractions including the Viking Ship Museum, Nobel Peace Center, Fort Akershus, and Vigeland Sculpture Park.

6. The Norwegian Fjords

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If your ideal vacation is to explore the great outdoors, then you should include the Norwegian Fjord on your travel list. Nestled amidst stunning mountains and valleys, this narrow fjord is home to everything from stunning waterfalls to glacier melt. 

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Don't like to wear your hiking boots but still want to enjoy the amazing view? Sailing can be the solution. Companies like Fred Olsen, Royal Caribbean, and Celebrity Cruises offer itineraries that take you to the most beautiful places, not to mention they also offer stops in some of Norway's most exciting cities.

7. Stunning Akershus Fortress

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The medieval castle was originally built as a strategically placed fortress to protect the city of Oslo, but was converted into a royal residential palace and even a prison. Today the fort is used as a venue for concerts, ceremonies, and major national celebrations, not to mention that in summer there are guided tours available to give visitors a glimpse of this impressive heritage.

8. The Holemenkollen Ski Museum

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Holmenkollen ski jump has an interesting structure and is host to various ski competitions (it can accommodate up to 70,000 spectators). This location was used at the 1952 Winter Olympics. Ski jumps are at the Holmenkollen Ski Museum, founded in 1923 which offers a glimpse into the long history of this popular winter sport, as well as exhibiting many artifacts.

9. See Art at Vigeland Sculpture Park

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This impressive park is the largest sculpture garden in the world created by Gustav Vigeland. He created more than 200 sculptures to fill the green space open to tourists throughout the year. Art lovers will surely be fascinated by the sculptures made of bronze, granite, and wrought iron.

10. The Preikestolen

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Also known as the Pulpit Rock, this iconic Norwegian landmark towers over the Lysefjord over 600 m. Due to its location, the plateau offers spectacular views of the Norwegian Fjord. You can reach it by car, bus or ferry.

That's a bit of information about "traveling to Norway". Hopefully useful and a reference for those of you who want to enjoy adventures in Norway.