Walking into the history of Norway: let's start with Akershus Fortress.It was built to protect the capital Norway, Oslo in the past. It served as military defense, prison and currently have transformed into a great place of attraction.
It looks huge! So what's inside?
|Entrance to Arkeshus Castle|
Strong wind with beautiful sea and sky...
|Their guards are just too pretty and handsome!|
Resistance Museum (in Arkeshus Fortress) - This museum interprets the Norway's domestic World War II history.
|Three Kings during the Norway's domestic World War II occupation.|
|Oh my! So many guns! I guess there might be more than few hundreds guns.|
|Ha! I should have wear it and snap a picture! XD|
It wasn't that heavy as I thought.
|Huge missile! It's taller than me (I'm not very tall either, just slightly shorter than 160cm XD)|
|Let's start our journey to Arkeshus Castle!|
|Underground tunnel? Oh my god! It looked so scary...|
|Royal Mausoleum. Here rest the kings, queen and princess.|
|Hello Knight! My name is Jess! Nice to meet you!|
|Is that your collection of weapons, Knight? Ya, I guess so. Haha!|
|Arkeshus Castle Church|
|Gorgeous Princess, your highness!|
|The king was so handsome! (with the typical white wig)|
|Candle light dinner!|
|Long dining table for the royal family while treating guests.|
|Hello~Are you alone? Can I date you? XDXDXD|
|1,2,3! I will follow you~~~|
|Monuments to remember their scarification and contribution done for their military history.|
|Oh my! It's real tank! First time in my life!|
|Scary long guns are everywhere in the museum!|
|여보세요?(Hello?) it's a telephone bag!|
|Helicopter! Please get me in!|
|Ops, these are just too serious! Missile, short gun, long gun... NO~~~|
Right... So here is the last one!
Norwegian's Folks Museum - It's actually on the other side of the land. You could go by ferry + walking or via bus. I enjoyed my visit here as it covers perfectly on their cultural evolution throughout the years.
|Take Bus 30 (about 30 minutes) and you will be right in front of the museum.|
|Here you are!|
|Starting from 18th Century, Norwegians believed the importance of play in the development and socialization of children!|
|In a rich people's house, they have different houses for bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchen.|
|Well, this was the house for a poor in the olden days, all in.|
|Want to get something after walking so long? Get from the convenient store. Ops, things here are not for sale.|
|Old-fashioned cash machine.|
|Weigh before you pay!|
|I want to get some money. So, here is the bank??|
|Oh my! The lady was shaping a vase!|
|According to the lady, it takes about 2-4 weeks to complete a vase. Every piece is special and unique!|
|100% handmade vase!|
|A traditional skill of weaving which is disappearing by generations.|
|I like this! Weaving shuttles!|
|A granny was demonstrating to us how to make simple patterns by using simple materials.|
|Can I have wine please? No one answered me. In that case, can I take some? NO~~they were all empty bottles!|
|Aha~ extremely old TV box!|
|Want to add some petrol maybe? er.. how do I use this old type thingy?|
|Looks like a fountain?|
|A jug? or a glass?|
|Rich women's accessories...|
|What did the rich men carried?|
|Rich family's house. That's really huge!|
That's all from me! You may plan better by visiting their official website at http://www.visitoslo.com/en/ !