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Akershus Castle

Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret
Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret
Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret
Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret
Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret
Akershus Castle Photo: Forsvaret

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Description

Dating from 1299, this medieval castle and royal residence developed into a fortress in 1592, after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648.

Akershus Castle includes several magnificent halls, the Akershus Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum, models of the castle, the government's reception rooms and banquet halls.

The small, historic church at Akershus Castle is the home of the royal sarcophagi. The church is only open in connection with services, concerts and other events.


Norwegian name: Akershus slott

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum shop
  • Discounts

    • free with the Oslo Pass

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

4/12/2014 - 4/13/2014
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4/26/2014 - 4/27/2014
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5/2/2014 - 5/3/2014
Fri and Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/4/2014
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/5/2014 - 5/6/2014
Mon and Tue
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/9/2014 - 5/10/2014
Fri and Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/11/2014
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/14/2014 - 5/16/2014
Wed, Thu and Fri
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/22/2014 - 6/10/2014
Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6/14/2014 - 8/31/2014
Mon - Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9/1/2014 - 12/21/2014
Sat - Sun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transportation


Tram No.12 > Christiania torv

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Akershus Castle

Dating from 1299, this medieval castle and royal residence developed into a fortress in 1592, after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle...

Akershus Castle

Source: Visitnorway

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