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Address: Sognsveien 235, Oslo 0863, Norway
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Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing....

Sognsvann lake is a recreation area popular for swimming and sunbathing. Walking/running path around the lake also suitable for wheelchairs.

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A favorite hangout

Sognsvann is hands down one of my favorite places in Oslo. It's a lovely lake surrounded by gorgeous forest, a mere 20 minute subway ride from the city centre. The lake has a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Veronica Hell S
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sognsvann is hands down one of my favorite places in Oslo. It's a lovely lake surrounded by gorgeous forest, a mere 20 minute subway ride from the city centre. The lake has a trail that goes all the way around, making it ideal as a jogging route or just a nice, relaxing walk. The lake is great for a swim,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you take the T-bane (metro) - line # 3 to the end stop, you are a few hundred meters from this lake. A lake used for Sunday walks, jogging, skiing - depending on the time of the year. A stroll around the lake is approx 3 km long, and is easily accessible. No steep hills. and as long as... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place offers you a great opportunity for recreation wether you just want to relax, have a swim, or go skiing no matter what time of the year. It is also very easily accessible from the city by taking the T-bane(metro). Bring your picnic basket and enjoy!

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

No matter the season, it's totally worth a visit. Have been there many times, since it's easily accessible by train (20' from the center of Oslo). You can walk around the lake, run, relax, grill, play outdoor games, enjoy a waffle, ice cream or coffee from the kiosk & even swim if the the weather allows it. On sunny weekends... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the metro from the centre of Oslo and as we climbed into the surrounding hills there were some beautiful glimpse of Oslo fjord. Soybeans is actually the terminus for the local metro and you only have to walk a couple of hundred metres and the lake us in front if you. A popular picnic spot in summer and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk to Sognsvann lake i May. There is nice walk around the like. You can find there also buffet and there is possibility to go to toallet. This information is very important, if you are all day long outside. It is also good place for a walk with the children or dogs. But is good to... More 

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Oslo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very popular place for people to visit all year around. It's just a three minutes walk from the T-bane, and there is a huge parking (free) close by. People come to take a swim in the summer, ice skating or skiing in the winter and just to hang out or walk all year. It's also a popular... More 

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Thank Daffe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful area in Oslo, and so easy to get to. You just get the number 5 metro (which you can pick up from all of the central Oslo stations) to the end of the line, and it's only a 2 minute walk from the station. There are toilets and places to get food and drinks from. Just taking a... More 

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Thank Lisak2000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place so much. I have been here both alone and with others! There is much to do both in summer and winter. In summer you can swim in the lake, BBQ, exercise and take photos! Winter is especially good for skiing! Very picturesque! An exceptional free attraction and a must see for anyone visiting Oslo! Just catch... More 

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Thank Aysha C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty cool lake, but it was a part of a hiking tour our group took. Check out Oslo-hiking.com. The norweigian girl who runs it does a good job of taking you on the forest hikes. She also speaks mandarin because she studied it for a few years.

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