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Grunerlokka

Oslo, Norway
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Neighborhood with a bohemian/creative atmosphere and many unique cafes, shops and parks.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Grünerløkka is the Greenwich Village of Oslo, sort of. It has a hip, slightly 'Bohemian,' off-beat feel, some cute restaurants & quaint houses & buildings; it's definitely worth at least an hour stroll if not longer. I stayed in the guest house of a friend's...More

Thank savvyworldtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely area with bars, restaurants, open cafes, parks and small shops of all kinds. We discovered it by chance and went back again later as there are so many places that you want to stop by. The area is a short walk from the Botanical...More

Thank HenrietteK007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this area. We walked through the graveyard by the old Aker Church, past quaint ginger-bready wooden houses, down to the Aker River and the student district. You can follow the river down stream. There was an interesting flea market on Sunday. Markveien is a...More

Thank Roscoplace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No H&M in sight here! After wearing ourselves out on the main tourist shopping avenue, Grunerlokka was very welcome sight. Lots of cafes, vintage stores and independent businesses made for a great afternoon of wandering and shopping. Highly recommend the trip here.

Thank janejanejane2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Birkelunden park walked straight down the road and suddenly discovered that i was in a chick locality of Oslo having open air cafe restaurants and numerous other shops.Walking further down the road came across the Olaf Ryes Plass garden that had a few food...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is great part of Oslo to wonder around with the ecclectic shops in Markveien along with the walk up both sides of the Akerselva river. Get up there to avoid the crowds down Aker Brygge.

Thank fiat500cc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

For our second time in Oslo , we had to visit again this District and again we were not disappointed. Very accessible with tram Lines 11 , 12 and 13 , all along Markveien and Thorvald Meyers Gate you'll find shops selling second hand clothes...More

Thank Bruno_Cohen
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Definitely the place to go to more chilled out less fancy bars and restaurants. Lots of great cafes, shops and vintage shops round here. Younger area and definitely nice for just walking around. There are some beautiful little streets with lovely old colourful houses on...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were there to visit young people who had just moved. Beautiful open space, oarks full of young couples with children. Many places to seat out for coffee, drink food. Buildings look old outside but nicely renovated apartments inside. Fantastic lively atmosphere. We walked to...More

Thank Marina T
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This neighborhood has a lot of interesting shops, including secondhand stores. It has a good Market Hall, a nice park Ola Reyes Plass, and some funky artsy streets, one with a beautiful glass chandelier suspended over it.

Thank RasheaNY
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Response from Patricia K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, From the Gardermoen airport the the quickest way into central Oslo is the airport express train. It leaves every 15 minutes, costs NOK 170 one way (yes expensive!) but takes just 23 minutes into the Central Station... More
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