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Akerselva river

Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Akerselva river Photo: Daniel Kløvstad
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Akerselva river
Akerselva river Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt

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Description

The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord.

The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests and industrial history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to Hønse-Lovisas hus (a small, red house) and the Beier bridge.

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  • Nature attractions Nature attractions

Transportation


Bus No.54 > Kjelsås Metro No.5 > Nydalen

Facilities

  • Activities

    • walking
    • swimming
    • river bathing
    • bicycle tours
    • guided town walk
  • Nature and terrain

    • beach
    • grass area
    • mixed forest
    • river
    • geological finds
    • angling
    • hiking area

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Akerselva river - Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud

Akerselva river

The river Akerselva runs from Maridalsvannet through the centre of Oslo and into the Oslo Fjord. The river is 8 km of recreation, through forests a...

Akerselva river

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