The most expensive city in the world in 2010 is Oslo, which is also the capital of Norway. Get in touch with nature with Oslos beautiful parks including the largest park in Oslo, the Frogner Park, which features various bridges, magnificent fountains and a picnic area where people usually hang out during summer time to relax and read a book, get a tan or play outdoor games. You can also choose to swim at the Frognerbadet or watch games at the Frogner Stadium. Stroll along the romantic St. Hanshaugen Park while checking out the breathtaking views and watching outdoor live concerts.
One of the fave tourist spot in Oslo is Bygdoy, which is a peninsula that consists of several museums including one of the largest museums in Norway, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History as well as notable museums such as Kon-Tiki Museum, the Viking Museum and the Norweigan Maritime Museum. There are also lots of wonderful parks and lush forests in Bygdoy, which is perfect for nature lovers. You can also find in Bygdoy some of the most visited beaches in Oslo like the Huk, which is an ordinary and nudist beach.
Other famous tourist attractions are the Royal Palace where the present Norweigan Monarch resides, the Opera House where world-class opera and ballet performances are held and the Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park where you can see 212 sculptures created by renowned sculpture Gustav Viegland. A skiers paradise is the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, which was renovated for the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship. This modern ski jump also features a Ski Museum and observation deck perfect for art viewing and city viewing.
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