Akershus Fortress


The Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that functions as the Norwegian Government's principal location for official ceremonies and state receptions. Built in the 13th - 14th century to protect Oslo from foreign invasions, it has served its cause over the centuries during Swedish sieges. Walk around to discover its history, and see the Royal Mausoleum, Akershus Castle Church, The Norwegian Armed Forces Museum which explores Norway's defence history from the Middle Ages to post - World War II, and The Norwegian Resistance Museum which explores Nazi occupation and Norway's role in World War II.



About Akershus Fortress

 Oslo Sentrum, 0150 Oslo, Norway

 +47 23 09 35 53


Akershus Fortress and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Church of Sweden

Church of Sweden(1.3 km)

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
Oslo Opera House

Oslo Opera House(1 km)

Oslo Spektrum

Oslo Spektrum(1.3 km)

Oslo Royal Palace

Oslo Royal Palace(1.3 km)

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