Akerselva

Akerselva is the iconic river coursing through Oslo.

Akerselva

Nearest Hop-On

Bus stop 1

Photo: Didrick Stenersen / VisitOSLO

Originating from Maridalsvannet, it winds its way through Oslo, cutting through neighborhoods and industrial areas. Once a vital source of power for mills and factories during the industrial era, Akerselva has since undergone a remarkable transformation. Today, its banks are lined with vibrant parks, bustling cafes, and cultural venues, offering a haven for leisure and creativity. Its revitalization stands as a testament to Oslo’s commitment to sustainability and urban renewal, making Akerselva an enduring emblem of the city’s vitality.

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