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The canal features colourful houses from the 17th and 18th centuries, which were turned into lively restaurants and bars. This is the place where H.C. Andersen wrote all his famous fairy tales.
The downtown of modern Fredrikstad is a mixture of styles and times. There are shopping, international restaurants, a rich cultural life and pubs along the canals, all open until late at night.
A former shipyard and a great leisure destination today, Aker Brygge is a magnet for tourists and locals alike, with over 60 shops and 30 restaurants offering top brand names and fine food. You will always find a place to just sit here and admire the views of the fjord and the city, despite the crowds around you.
The site is included in the following tours:
The Essential Oslo walking tour
Walking Tour: Oslo transformed
Formerly a working-class district of Stockholm, Södermalm has been transformed into an attractive area offering a blend of cool cafés, non-expensive restaurants, trendy shopping and vibrant nightlife. There you will also find a perfect viewpoint for your best photos of views over the city.