Norway - picture perfect and stunningly beautiful nature; the country of the magical Northern lights, the midnight sun, wonderous winters and even more stunningly beautiful springs has been declared many a time to be the happiest country in the world. Due to the high living standards and a very good quality of life, Norway is praised by its own people and is ranked as the most secure country of all, along with being the happiest one. Besides being abundantly rich in oil, natural gas, water supplies and minerals, what is highly developed in Norway are certainly a number of industries, health care and educational system to name but a few . For the most part, Norway borders Sweden; after which there come Finland and Russia. The capital city of Norway is Oslo. The very name of the country is believed to mean ’’the northern way’’. Norway boasts of the abundance of inspiring and breathtaking tourist attractions. If you happen to visit this country one day, once your journey draws to an end you may well wish to come back because each season in Norway has a particular charm of its own you need to experience at some point.
Oslo is the third largest city in Scandinavia and the largest in Norway. It is the cultural, commercial, scientific and maritime capital of Norway. Oslo is located on the southwest coast of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Oslo is located in the bay, where some beautiful islands stand out, which are home to amazing museums that visitors should not miss. he islands are a favorite among the inhabitants, especially during the summer season. Ferries connect visitors with the beautiful islands where numerous music concerts are performed each year during summer season.
Trondheim is the first capital of Norway, a city with a history of over 1000 years, founded by Viking King Olaf Tryggvason in 997. Archeological research has helped to uncover many aspects of medieval Trondheim life. The remains uncovered during excavations are believed to have been churches and palaces, but there are very few historical sources from the medieval era to further explain the history of the city. What we know for certain is that the city was the nation’s capital, serving as the place where coronation ceremonies were held for Norwegian Kings. Trondheim was, and still is, a famous pilgrimage site.