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Address: Oslo, Norway
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Neighborhood with a bohemian/creative atmosphere and many unique cafes,...

Neighborhood with a bohemian/creative atmosphere and many unique cafes, shops and parks.

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A good area to visit

Grunerløkka is a great area to visit. Bars, restaurants and markets. A few hipsters about. But still an ok place to go in the summer.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place used to be a real alternative area in Oslo. Unfortunately more commercial businesses are starting to blossom in this area. There are still alot of local shops here, and alot of different types of pubs. In general a nice spot to visit if you want to go out on town.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Grunerløkka is a great area to visit. Bars, restaurants and markets. A few hipsters about. But still an ok place to go in the summer.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular area of Oslo, especially for Young People, and there are a few parks which are always packed With People when the weather is Nice. I enjoy Grunerlokka due to the lack of Chain stores and that there are lots of small individual stores and cafes.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this part of town! Brilliant independent shops, mixed in with a few decent ones that aren't. Great coffee shops and and bakeries.

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Thank PetieB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit Oslo please take the time to walk down these streets and explore all the small shops, especially around the area of Sofienbergparken and Parkteateret. There are a lot of quaint small markets that happen here now and then. Also a lot of smaller music venues that can be visited.

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Thank Alex M
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

After having read a post on Google Trips that this district has the best buzzing bars and clubs for the best night out in Oslo, my expectation was sky high. The reality is a lot different. We were here after 11 pm on a Thursday and found the place to very quiet. There were barely anyone walking the streets and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Norway's answer to Shoreditch, but far less try-hard. Lovely area, with cool little shops and cafes and very cycle friendly. Wander right up to the Art Academy, and check out the campus - so beautiful.

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Asker, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This neighborhood has revitalized substantially the last 20 years, from really shabby to very popular. The inhabitants are mostly young and there are a lot of eateries tending to an young, urban taste.

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Horsens, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

hip or square, maybe im a bit old, but this part of the city is great. Lots of great restaurants and cafees

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Nevis, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We especially liked the Vulcan neighborhood, for street art nicely hidden away from the normal tourist haunts. This is also close to the popular streets of Damstredet and Telthusbakken.

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