Norway- the country of fiords, fairies, trolls, the Vikings, magnificent nature, the country of magical Northern lights, midnight sun, beautiful winters and even more beautiful springs has been declared many times to be the happiest country in the world. Due to the high living standards and good quality of life, Norway receives a high grade from its inhabitants and is ranked as the most secure country of all, along with being the happiest. Besides being abundant with oil, natural gas, hydroenergy and minerals, what is developed in Norway to a great extent are certainly many industries, health system and educational system. For the most part, Norway borders Sweden; after which come Finland and Russia. The capital city of Norway is Oslo. The very name of the country is believed to have the meaning of ’’the northern way’’. Norway praises itself on the abundance of inspiring and breathtaking tourist attractions. If you happen to visit this country one day, at the end of the journey you will wish to come back because each season in Norway has its own special charm you need to experience. All in all, Norway makes you feel as if you were born under a lucky star!
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.