Norway: Country Guide
Incredible outdoor scenery and impresive Jewish heritage.
- There are some 1,200 Jews in Norway, most of whom live in Oslo.
- If you’re looking for Kosher food in Norway, you may find there are not many options. So we advise you to bring your own meals or order them online in advance.
- There is also a community-operated Kosher shop in Oslo only open on Tuesday and Thursdays.
What to do in Norway?
- In Norway you can visit the Oslo Jewish Museum, and also find amazing places to visit and connect with Jewish history:
- From the Synagogue of Oslo and the Jewish Community Center, to the Grünerløkka area where most of the early Jewish immigrants settled before the war.
- When you are so close to the incredible landscapes that Norway offers you will not want to stay indoors for long, so remember that sightseeing is a must in your itinerary.
- The earliest traces of humans in Norway are from the last ice age, so museums and art galleries in Norway can take your breath away.
- You can take an unforgettable train trip through the scenic forests or explore the Geirangerfjord region, and more, as there are so many round trips that you can take whilst being in this colourful country.