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Just 5 minutes walk you will find Kjelsås Pizza and Kebab by the fotball field behind us. They keep open between 10 - 22 every day. Adress: Kjelsåsveien 9

Louis XVIII - A cosy cafê in the yellow brick building accross Kjelsås Pizza. Opening hours is every day until 5pm

Kaffe & brød - relaxed neighbourhood cafê that keeps open everyday until 5pm. Adress: Disenveien 31, first road on your right from Haraldsheimveien

cafê Ferro Mountanus - just by the metro station. Opening hours Man - thu 06:30 - 16:30, Fri until 18:00, Sat-Sun 10-16. Adress: Hans Nielsens Hauges gt. 37

Distance 10-15 minutes:

RAAVI Grill - 10% discount for Haraldsheim's guests. Pizza, burgers and Pakistani dishes. Show your receipt from Haraldsheim and get your discount! Adress: Grefsenveien 57

Åpent bakeri / Lofthus Pizza (bazaar). We believe this is one of Oslo's best pizzerias! Bakery every day until 4pm, Pizza Wed-Sun 16-22, Fri-Sat 16-23. Adress: Åsengata 42

Creole-Caribbean pub and restaurant. Lovely atmosphere & great food. Openning hours 5pm-12am Mon-Thu+Sun, until 01am on Fri-Sat. Adress: Trondheimsveien 139, by Rosenhoff tram stop

Distance 20 minutes:

HVASKJER at Torshov - social dining, cocktail bar, gaming room, concerts and much more! Mon-Thu 16:00-00:30, Fri-Sat 16/15-02:30, Sun 13-22.30. Adress: Vogtsgate 64, by Torshov tram stop

FOR MORE FUN HEAD ON TO GRÛNNERLØKKA, TORGGATA AND YOUNGSTORGET! HAVE A GREAT DAY.

Muselunden Frisbee club - we are located right next to the club. Muselunden Frisbeeklubb was founded in 2003. The club operates a 12-hole Frisbeegolf course at Muselunden at Sinsen, and arranges weekly competitions.

FREE GUIDED TOUR OF OSLO - EVERY DAY AT 10 AM AND 1 PM. Meet at the Tiger statue at central station. More information: http://freetouroslo.com

FREE GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY HALL - Free guided tours from june 1st - july 16th every day at 10 am, 12 pm adn 2 pm - no booking needed. Extra organized tours from 30th of july to sunday the 12th of august. Contact [email protected] or by telephone: +47 23461200

FREE GUIDED TOUR OF THE PARLIMENT - NO TOURS IN SUMMER 2018. Every saturday from 22 sept to 10 nov (exept 27 oct) from 10-11:30 am. No booking needed-entrance from akersgata

THE ROYAL PALACE - Watch the changing of the guards every day at 1:30 pm. Service in the palace chapel on sundays at 11 am - free tickets for guided tours at ticketmaster.no or by telephone: +47 81533133

Just a stone's throw away you will find one of the city's largest shopping malls

With 56000m2 of space the mall offers 130 stores. You can find everything maginable. From shopping, food, fitness center, doctors to fun activities like outdoor minigolf and IMAX cinema!

And the best part is that its only 10 minutes from our hostel by feet.

The mall is located between storo and nydalen. Just few minutes from Grefsen (where our hostel is located)

  • Child Friendly
  • 130 stores
  • Minigolf and IMAX cinema
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Explore the city of Oslo

Check out all the highlights of the city below

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The Harbor
Promenade

Food, art, music and salt sauna. Oslo’s new harbour promenade combines sightseeing, history, art, architecture, and a little bit of adventure.

The Harbour Promenade (Havnepromenaden) stretches nine kilometres along Oslo's water front. It ties the city together from east to west, turning different parts of town into a string of great experiences.

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The Opera House

The Barcode district lays right next to the opera House where you can take a swim at Sørenga or Tjuvholmen in the summertimes

The spectacular Opera House was designed by the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta. Audiences can enjoy world-class opera and concerts on three stages. The Main Auditorium has 1369 seats, Stage 2 has 400 seats and Rehearsal Stage 1 seats 200 people.

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The new sculpture park - Ekebergparken

The American newspaper Wall Street Journal recently published a list of five of the world's finest sculpture parks with modern art. On the list we find Oslo's own Ekebergparken sculpture park

Ekeberg Parken Sculpture Park opened in 2012 and quickly became a popular attraction. It contains a number of sculptures by renowned artists, including Renoir, Dali, Malliol, James Turell and Damien Hirst, scattered across a large area.

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Mathallen (foodcourt)

Several of the shops and eateries have their own serving areas, but it is also possible to buy food from several different places and enjoy it in the common serving area in the centre, Torget.

Mathallen Oslo is a foodie's paradise: an indoor food market with more than 30 specialty shops, cafés and eateries that offer high-quality products and dishes from Norway and abroad. Here you will find items that you can not find elsewhere in the city, and you will meet staff who are proud of their products and who will gladly talk food and give you good recommendations.

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Grûnnerløkka, Torggata and Youngstorget

Are must go to places for the young and trendy that want to wine, dine and party!

In recent years, the street has been rebuilt, new street lights are installed and a rich flora of nightlife and restaurants has emerged. And more are on their way.

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Strøget

Over the last ten years, urban artists of international standing and local art enthusiast have turned the streets of Oslo into one of the city’s most interesting and vibrant art scenes

Intimate bars in the Strøget passage with art on the walls and great music. This is a place that the young will have alot of fun. Big backyard parties on weekends. Check out following bars when visiting Strøget: Angst, Uhørt, Gamle skobutikken and Ett godt sted

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Others (need to explore)

See to check out Aker Brygge, Eger, Paleet and øvre slottsgate for high-end shopping and fine dining

Shopping and dinign area with more than 30 stores, most of them with fashion and design products, but there are also specialist shops with flowers, shoes, watches, glasses, groceries, books, jewellery and gift items.

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Rent a bike

Oslo is a great city for bicycle trips, with a compact city centre and short distances to major attractions.

Whether you want to see attractions or scenery, or just get some excercise, Oslo has a bike route that suits your needs - anything from relaxing, flat cycle routes to challenging off-road cycling in the hilly forests. You can rent a bike at: www.oslobysykkel.no/en and go cruising in Oslo. Nearest bike station is at Han Nielsens Huges Plass, 10 min walk from here (outside of Åpent Bakeri)

“Never stop exploring. The city is yours” - Harald Mo - Manager