Once the seat of Norway's kings and the centre of its government, the Akershus Fortress is a stunning medieval castle built 700 years ago to protect the city of Oslo. Today, the fortress maintains its military presence, but is open to the public for tours.
When looking for hotels near the Akershus Fortress, the Park Inn by Radisson is just minutes away. With an attractive location in the city centre, as well as first-class amenities and superior in-house services - this relaxing, modern hotel in Oslo puts the best of the city's cultural attractions on your doorstep.
Visiting Akershus Fortress
Take a walk through Norway's history with a visit to Akershus Fortress. The fortress is the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence, but opens to the public for guided tours in the summer.
Visitors to Akershus Fortress will be able to explore its dungeons, grand banquet halls and staterooms, the chapel used for royal events and catch the changing of HM The King's Guards.
The fortress also houses the Norwegian Armed Forces Museum, the Resistance Museum displaying the resistance movement during WWII and the Royal Mausoleum where Norwegian Royalty is buried.
Enjoy the Akershus Fortress from the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Hotel
After a day spent exploring cultural treasures like Akershus Fortress and the Royal Palace in Oslo, return to the comfort of the Park Inn by Radisson. Located just minutes from Oslo's main attractions and offering affordable accommodation and first-class amenities, the Park Inn by Radisson is the perfect base for exploring Oslo.
Book the Park Inn by Radisson for visits to Akershus Fortress.