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Top 5 Places to Budget Shop in Oslo

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Being the capital and largest city in Norway, Oslo is the primary tourist destination of local Norwegians and international travelers alike. But for many visitors, Oslomeans a great place to encounter numerous budget shopping venues.
One of the first things you want to be aware of is the standard shopping hours in Oslo. Here is the breakdown of the standard hours of operation with the majority of the shops and stores in the city.


Shopping Malls - 10 am - 8pm Monday through Friday, 10 am - 6 pm on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays


Although the majority of the stores close on Sundays, many souvenir shops do not. Many of the shops typically offer extended shopping hours on Thursday nights and remain open until 7 or 8 pm. Additionally, the majority of the banks in Oslo stay open until 5 pm.


Byporten Shopping in Oslo – situated adjacent to Oslo Central Station, Byporten is the city’s newest and most modern shopping center. Locals and tourists alike feel that this venue is the bargain mecca of Oslo which includes over 70 shops and stores. During the week you can shop from 10 in the morning until 9 at night, between 10 am and 6 pm, and closed on Sundays.


Oslo City Shopping Center – the largest and most popular spot for bargain shoppers in the city has nearly 90 shops and restaurants combined. It is situated within walking distance of the centrally located central station. During the warmer spring and summer months, you can shop for affordable groceries at the shopping center entrance.


Karl Johans Gate Shopping Area – situated on the most famous pedestrian street in Oslo, the street that the shopping area is located on ( Karl Johans gate) runs from east to west between Oslo Central Station and the Royal Palace. Countless shops along with several restaurants and numerous street entertainers are the primary features of this historical budget shopping venue. The main street and the back street as well are renowned for clothing, handicrafts, department store home accessories, and jewelry.


Paleet Shopping Center – situated in close proximity to Karl Johans gate, this shopping venue definitely compliments the most famous pedestrian street shopping area in Oslo. Slightly smaller than the above three shopping venues, Paleet features 13 different restaurants and roughly 45 shops. Flowers, glassware, jewelry, nice ladies and men’s fashions, porcelain, and sportswear offered at very affordable prices are the norm here. You can shop from 10 am until 8 pm on weekdays and 10 am to 6 pm on Saturdays.