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Things to Do in Oslo
The majority the must-see attractions in Oslo and the surrounding area are accessible to the disabled and wheelchair users. In some cases, disabled travelers may be forced to adapt from the norm to participate in certain experiences, but it is possible with some advance planning. See the information below concerning many of the top sights Oslo has to offer:
Oslo Opera House
The Oslo Opera House.
Photo by John Morris/WheelchairTravel.org.
The Norwegian Opera and Ballet takes up residence at the spectacular Oslo Opera House. Opened in April 2008, the Opera House has become a must-see attraction for visitors to Oslo due to its architectural beauty. Norway’s largest cultural building comprises a total interior area of 414,000 square feet and sits on the water of the Oslofjord. Its angled exterior and rooftops are covered with Italian marble and white granite. Visitors are able to walk up the building’s exterior and onto the roof. Certain areas have ledges and steps, but wheelchair users can safely roll to the top of the building. Given the steep grade, manual wheelchair users may experience some difficulty if unaided, but powered wheelchairs and scooters will climb the surface with little difficulty.
The interior [...]