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/ !