Culture Get to know the Oslo region’s cultural treasures and intriguing history. Edvard Munch: Historien/HistoryPhoto: Universitetet i Oslo Munch and the Oslo region The famous Norwegian painter Edvard Munch had close ties to several places in the Oslo region. Historic places Visit the places that take you through the intriguing history of the Oslo region! Operaen mann og damePhoto: VisitOSLO/Tord Baklund Art and architecture Here are some of the Oslo region’s highlights in art and architecture. Barn med flintsteinPhoto: Hringariki Viking history You will find several Viking remnants in the Oslo region. Oscarsborg Festning - vakkert beliggende midt i OslofjordenPhoto: Forsvarsbygg Nasjonale Festningsverk Fortresses The Oslo region’s many fortresses stand as proud fragments of Norway’s history of defense.