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Grunerlokka

Oslo, Norway
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Neighborhood with a bohemian/creative atmosphere and many unique cafes, shops and parks.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vintage shops” (7 reviews)
“street art” (6 reviews)
“meyers gate” (5 reviews)
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Oslo, Norway
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"vintage shops"
in 7 reviews
"street art"
in 6 reviews
"meyers gate"
in 5 reviews
"trendy neighborhood"
in 4 reviews
"working class area"
in 4 reviews
"flea market"
in 4 reviews
"nice parks"
in 4 reviews
"nicest area"
in 2 reviews
"lots of small shops"
in 2 reviews
"factory workers"
in 2 reviews
"normal tourist"
in 2 reviews
"clothes shops"
in 2 reviews
"tim wendelboe"
in 2 reviews
"off beat"
in 2 reviews
"close to the city center"
in 3 reviews
"great shopping"
in 2 reviews
"chain stores"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hipster Neighborhoods of Oslo - here it is. Dirty sidewalks but nice restaurants and not too expensive.

Thank JohanStahl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in a private apt. for a long weekend, - beautiful surroundings, a little square with church nearby, an excellent bakery, a lovely cafe right opposite, - everybody seemed young, - although not true, it was just the flair of this area that...More

Thank penelope44
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Grünerløkka was originally for factory workers sweating away in the factories that utilized the power from the Akerselva, a large stream with waterfalls deviding the city into East and West. I later years, it has become the hippest place for young, cool people to live...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

This was not what I thought it was going to be but we enjoyed it anyway. It is very educational and worth a visit.

1  Thank D J
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Grünerløkka was where blue label workers lives With their families - today very popular among students. Cafes of all sort, shops for used Things and used cloths

1  Thank Henrik I
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a former working class area which has gone up in the world. Now largely inhabited by young profession couples, many with small children. A very lively area with lots of good cafes, coffee bars, restaurants and small specialist shops. Also several spacious parks,...More

Thank ninianom
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

I stayed with my friend that lives at Løkka, and one morning she gave me a tour in the area. Starting with brunch then moved on to shopping, then coffee then more shopping. There are a lot of small special shops in the area that...More

1  Thank iristaletta
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Grünerløkka is the Greenwich Village of Oslo, sort of. It has a hip, slightly 'Bohemian,' off-beat feel, some cute restaurants & quaint houses & buildings; it's definitely worth at least an hour stroll if not longer. I stayed in the guest house of a friend's...More

1  Thank savvyworldtraveler
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Lovely area with bars, restaurants, open cafes, parks and small shops of all kinds. We discovered it by chance and went back again later as there are so many places that you want to stop by. The area is a short walk from the Botanical...More

2  Thank HenrietteK007
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Loved this area. We walked through the graveyard by the old Aker Church, past quaint ginger-bready wooden houses, down to the Aker River and the student district. You can follow the river down stream. There was an interesting flea market on Sunday. Markveien is a...More

Thank Roscoplace
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Hello, From the Gardermoen airport the the quickest way into central Oslo is the airport express train. It leaves every 15 minutes, costs NOK 170 one way (yes expensive!) but takes just 23 minutes into the Central Station... More
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