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Shopping at Norway Design in Oslo, Norway - Photo: Nancy Bundt/Innovation Norway
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Shopping at Norway Design in Oslo, Norway Photo: Nancy Bundt/Innovation Norway

What to shop for in Norway

Knitted sweaters, watches, jewellery and local food are things you should consider buying when you travel in Norway.

Knitted Norwegian sweaters

Knitting has a long tradition in Norway. The oldest piece of preserved knitted material dates back to sometime between 1476 and 1525.

Watches

Certain brands of expensive Swiss watches are favourably priced in Norway, and are guaranteed to be genuine. Many tourists discover that it is very profitable to purchase watches in Norway.

Jewellery

Goldsmith traditions go back more than 2,000 years. Today, as in the past, jewellers set high standards and undertake stringent quality controls with regards to the products being made.

Other popular things to buy whilst on holiday include trolls, pewter, silverware, porcelain, hand-painted wooden articles, goat and reindeer skins, furs, glassware and ceramics.

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Last updated:  2013-02-25
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Shopping at Norway Design in Oslo, Norway - Photo: Nancy Bundt/Innovation Norway

What to shop for in Norway

Knitted sweaters, watches, jewellery and local food are things you should consider buying when you travel in Norway.

What to shop for in Norway

Source: Visitnorway

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