Shopping in Oslo can be an unforgettable experience. The city offers you a wide variety of shopping malls and you can find everything- from luxury brand product stores to somewhat lesser known brands. Here, you can find goods for any budget. You can also find Scandinavian products, which you cannot buy anywhere else in the world. There is little time to look at everything, so we will try to recommend the best places for shopping, i.e. the biggest, most visited and most interesting shopping malls in Oslo, the ones worth visiting, even if you don’t like spending a lot of time shopping.
The EGER Shopping Mall is situated in the very center of Oslo, in Karl Johans Gate, the main street of the city. In the mall you can find exclusive boutiques, body care products, but also cafes and restaurants. Over 400 fashion brands have shops in this mall, with the possibility of hiring a personal style expert to aid you. The EGER consists of four levels and is considered the most luxurious shopping mall in Oslo. Some of the brand names available at the mall include Stella McCartney, Celine, Yves Saint Laurent, Kenzo, Jimmy Choo, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Marc Jacobs etc.
Another exclusive shopping mall situated in Karls Johans Gate, this shopping mall is good to visit even if you do not plan on buying anything, as its architecture is wonderful to look at on its own. The interior is elegant and exuberant, leaving the impression of visiting a gallery. There are around forty international and Norwegian brand stores at the mall, some of which include Adidas, Nike, Hugo Boss, Yves Saint Laurent and Timberland, as well as cosmetic salons, restaurants, most famously the Mexican bar Takueria, as well as the Crudo Pizzeria.
Among the many large shopping malls Oslo can brag, the Steen and Strøm mall stands alone as one of the largest shopping malls in all of Norway. This six-storey shopping mall located in the center of Oslo offers high quality brands and promotes Norwegian as well as international designers. Some of the shops you can visit there include: Hugo Boss, Balenciaga, Emporio Armani, Filippa K, Gucci, Polo R.r, S&S Denim, S&S British Designers, Steen&Strøm etc. You can visit the full shop list at their web site. The shopping mall also has restaurants and cafes, including the Nordic cafeteria chain Espresso House.
Oslo Center shopping center is the first shopping mall visitors find when visiting the city. It is situated in the very heart of the city, right across from the Oslo Central Station, which holds the bus and train stations, as well as the Jernbanetorget metro station. This modern, five-store shopping mall boasts brands such as Cubus, H&M, Bik Bog among its more than 90 shops. Apart from clothing for children and adults, you can also shop for electronic appliances, interior design tools, kitchen tools, flowers, pet food, cosmetic products, jewelry, groceries etc.