Medieval Oslo Walk - From Ashes to Rebirth (Small Group Tour) - in Oslo - LikeALocal Guide

Medieval Oslo Walk - From Ashes to Rebirth (Small Group Tour)


26 EUR

It's 1624 and Oslo is in ruins. Centuries of dedicated residents later, the area is being restored to its former glory. Step off the beaten path and back in time on our Medieval Oslo Walk to hear the story of East Oslo’s rebirth.

Duration: 2 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • German,
  • Italian,
  • French


  • See the Ruins of Medieval Oslo
  • Visit the Statue of Viking King Harald III, the founder of Oslo
  • Walk through Grönland, which is home to Oslo’s best eateries
  • See the colourful wooden houses of Kampen
  • Feel like a true local and explore the highlights of East Oslo

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Looking for an adventure that could bring you off the beaten track, away from the large crowds at the main tourist attractions, and show you colourful, lively neighbourhoods only known by locals? Stop searching! Our Medieval Oslo Walk tour is made for you!

Yes, the medieval town burned down back in 1624, causing the rebuilding of a new city several miles away from Oslo’s original site (ahem… today’s Oslo city centre). But did you know that archaeological evidence from the past can still be seen today, perfectly intertwined with parks, streets and buildings that have no cause to be envious of Oslo’s main tourist attractions?

Beginning with impressive ruins of medieval churches and barracks, our tour will bring you on a journey following the footsteps of the thousands of women and men who helped rebuild what was turned to ashes 400 years ago.

So once you’ve said, “been there, done that” to Oslo’s top tourist attractions (yes, we go there too!), see something “new” with us in town! Whether you are interested in history, architecture or modern cultural vibes, one thing is certain: after our Medieval tour, you will be able to brag to your friends by saying: “I know Oslo”.

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What’s included & not included

  • Guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and Drinks

Meeting point

Ruinparken, on the corner of Bispegate & Oslo gate - located at St. Halvards plass (St Halvards plass)

This operator has 4 reviews for other tours


Best way to know Oslo in a short time
I took the tour with LINA on 25th Nov and I simply loved it. She was knowledgeable, professional and very friendly. She introduced us to Oslo like a local showing us the common and the hidden. Tasting brown cheese was very interesting and I walked away with great pictures and amazing stories about Oslo. Highly recommended. kuddos to Lina.
A great way to see Oslo
My friend and I were only in Oslo for a day and wanted to see as much as possible in a short amount of time. Our guide Daiana was great, her knowledge on the city was immense and she conveyed it in an interesting way that was easy to follow. We covered most of the main sights and each was explained concisely. The tour flowed well and we began to get our bearings. We also tried some of the local foods and were given recommendations of where else to visit and what else was on in the city. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Oslo.
Perfect tour to see the best of Oslo
I really enjoyed this tour, I was lucky to be the only person on the tour so I had the privilege of being able to ask many questions to my guide who was very smart and knowledgeable. The tours covers the main attractions in 3 hours including the beautiful Vigeland park.
Totally recommend it.
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26 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
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Tour operated by: OURWAY Norway