Your leisurely drive will take you past the 13th century Akershus Fortress, which is part museum and part military area, before turning towards the City Hall. The City Hall, inaugurated in 1950 at Oslo's 900 year jubilee, hosts the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony every year and is one of Oslo’s most famous buildings after its expressionist architecture won it the ‘Structure of the Century’ title  in 2005.

You’ll pass the eclectic Parliament of Norway building before proceeding down Karl Johan Street, named after the 19th century Swedish-Norwegian king, towards the prestigious University of Oslo, which was established in 1811.

View the impressive Royal Palace, built in 1849, which is the residence of the Royal Family. Carry on past the granite and wrought iron gates of the Vigeland Sculpture Park and begin the climb up Holmenkollen Hill. Perched high above Oslo, Holmenkollen is the cradle of ski jumping and the site of the 1952 Olympic ski jumping competition. Enjoy time here to capture photos; on clear days there are impressive views to parts of the town and the Oslofjord with its many islands.

Returning towards the town centre, drive down the busy ‘Bogstad-veien’ with its many shops, and continue along the Royal Park passing the House of Artists, and down to ‘Stortorget’ - the big market square, where you also find the Dutch baroque architecture of Oslo Cathedral, built in 1697, before returning to the port.

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