Getting a great viewpoint in Oslo is not that hard. The city is so flat, compact and built to naturally lead you towards the Oslo fjord, that all you have to do is just climb on any high spot and look around. We found you the best high spots in Oslo to do exactly that.
Thief Hotel is probably one of the most distinctive hotels in Oslo, with a spa that offers unique treatments from all over the world. But even if you’re not interested in any of these things, you can still take the elevator to the ninth floor and reach Thief Roof, their private terrace that’s overlooking Tjuvholmen and the hills of Holmenkollen. Why not order a chilled cocktail and toast to the Midnight Sun?
Also called “The Sneak Peak” in English, Tjuvitten is a 54 meter-high lookout tower in Tjuvholmen, next to the Astrup Fearnley Museum. Their glass elevator (open to the public in the summer) is designed to make you enjoy both the journey and the destination from the top as you can see Oslo’s beautiful scenery.
BAR Vulkan, on the edge of the Akerselva River, offers an industrial-chic atmosphere and sophisticated dishes paired with cool cocktails. But that’s not all it offers. The bar is also known for its beautiful rooftop terrace as you can see some of Oslo’s hippest neighborhoods from the bar.