Been there, done that in Oslo’s city centre? Explore Grünerløkka, the hip side of Oslo, first industrial, then home to artists and beer brewers. From playwrights to pints, this is our Hipstoric Grünerløkka Private Walking Tour!
The story about the tour
Standing by a bubbling river, surrounded by old industrial buildings and parklands, close your eyes and imagine the sounds of the factories well at work. Mixed in with the splashing water and scent of beer being brewed in the air, colourful residential buildings unexpectedly brighten the mood, even on an overcast day (it happens too!). Strolling along, you stumble across a giant chandelier, a collection of old wooden houses from the 1800s and street art covering building facades. Are we in Oslo, you ask? Yes! We’re in the district of Grünerløkka, the bohemian neighbourhood of Oslo!
On our Hipstoric Grünerløkka Private Walking Tour, we’ll dive into one of our favourite parts of Oslo, full of hipster vibes and history (aka hipstoric). We climb down the quaint street of Telthusbakken, where you’ll definitely want to stop to take a photo of the charming hillside houses and gardens. At the Our Saviour’s Cemetery, we’ll say hello to Norway’s dynamic trio: Ibsen, Bjørnson and… care to take a guess?
If this wasn’t enough to impress you, the area was home to none other than Edvard Munch (if he was your guess, ding ding, we have a winner!). Hopefully, you’ve worked up an appetite because, lucky you, around the corner is the super trendy food hall, Mathallen, located in the sustainable neighbourhood Vulkan (a melting pot for foodies and eco-lovers). Trust us when we say it’s worth staying for lunch (hint: the tour ends by the entrance)!
Feel the artistic vibes in the air and prepare to be smacked in the face by culture (just kidding, more like bathed in culture)! Bohemian, trendy, savvy, stylish, artistic, historical, creative, hipstoric… this is Grünerløkka.
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Good to know
- Length: 3h 0m
- Distance: 4.8 km
- Language: nb english french
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Included in the tour: Professional guide
- Cancellation policy: 3 days
Private tour prices & options: Per person
- Group of 1 381 eur
- Group of 2 194 eur
- Group of 3 131 eur
- Group of 4 100 eur
- Group of 5 81 eur
- Group of 6 69 eur
- Group of 7 60 eur
- Group of 8 53 eur
- Group of 9 48 eur
- Group of 10 44 eur
- Group of 11 40 eur
- Group of 12 38 eur
- Group of 13 35 eur
- Group of 14 33 eur
- Group of 15 31 eur
- Group of 16 30 eur
- Group of 17 28 eur
- Group of 18 27 eur
- Group of 19 26 eur
- Group of 20 25 eur
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The day of the tour
The day of the tour
Please be at the departure point, Youngstorget, by the fountain in the middle of the square – located in the City Center, 10 minutes early to check in for your tour.
How to find the guide
Look for our guide holding the OURWAY logo as a sign.
If you have trouble locating the guide or the meeting point, please give us a call a few minutes before the start of the tour. When you call before the tour begins, we have a greater chance of helping you find your way.
How to get there
Bus: 37 (Stop: Hammersborggata)
34, 54 (Stop: Storgata)
Tram: 117, 18, 19 (Stop: Stortorvet)
We suggest wearing comfortable shoes.
This tour ends at Vulkan in the Grünerløkka district, so guests may continue to enjoy the area or visit the food hall Mathallen after the tour.
Guests make their own way back via walking (approx. a 15 min walk/1 km back to the tour’s starting point) or public transport (ticket not included).
Mathallen is closed on Mondays.
Norway is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.
head quarter: +46 8 410 773 30
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