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Karl Johans gate, Oslo

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At Karl Johans gate, walk down Oslo's main street while passing by some of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Named after King Charles III John upon his death, the street was once multiple roads that have now merged into one, leading you from from Oslo Central Station all the way to the Royal Palace. Along the way, stop by the National Theatre, the Palace Park, the Oslo Cathedral, the Bazaar Market, and the historic Fire Watch building, which served as the city's central fire station from 1860 to 1939. Shop or eat at one of the many restaurants and boutiques that line the street. PutKarl Johans gate into our Oslo visit app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This main street connects Oslo Central Station and the Royal Palace. For the most part, it is a pedestrian street filled with shops, restaurants, and cafes. This 1020-meter-long street was named...  more »
  • Main Street of the city plenty of nice buildings to look at easy walk through the town good place to get your bearings. Easy walk up to the place and park.  more »

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