For this 2-hour small-group walking tour of Oslo’s Grunerlokka District, meet in Youngstorget by the fountain in the middle of the downtown square at about 9:45a.m. Your walking tour takes off at 10a.m. sharp.
First, follow your guide over to Akerselva, and walk along the river path. Pass by bridges, waterfalls, and old factory buildings. On your way through the hipster district, you can also spot a lot of street art and houses that were built in the 1800s. Lastly, get a chance to see the Var Frelsers gravelund and its eye-catching chandelier that hangs out front.
Your guide leaves you in the Grunerlokka District at about 12p.m. You can choose to keep exploring on your own or to find your own way home. Other things you might want to check out in the area include Birkelunden, the Munch Museum, and the Oslo Botanical Gardens.