Many newspapers and sites on the world wide web, writes about how expensive Oslo is. But is it? Distrita is looking thru areas, where others comments about Norway and especially Oslo to be something its not.
Finding the Cheaper ones
If you arrive in Oslo, you will find the Norwegian haircuts places faster, because they are located in the bigger shopping malls. However, if you goto the district called Grønland or Tøyen. The prices are quite different than in the Norwegian ones. So, instead of paying maybe 500-600 they will do it for 200-300 instead. Finding one isn’t difficult as once your outside of Grønland Metro station, you just see haircutters everywhere.
Just look at this map
Not all of the hair cut shops shows up on this map, but around those two marked on this map there is even more around them. Just by walking up and down Tøyengata you find 5 hair cuts in that street alone. McDonald’s in the area is gone and is now replaced by a very nice Turkish restaurant.
Waiting times at the cheapest ones
There are a few dropin Norwegian haircutters, but the waiting time can extend to maybe 20-30 minutes on those. The Foreigner ones keeps you waiting for tops 5-10 minutes and they even make it more interesting by having great music in backgrounds.
Video to give you some Hair cut Inspiration
So now if you are planning to goto Norway and forgot to do a haircut. Distrita advice you to visit one of the many haircutters at Grønland in Oslo. There are also forreigners in other Norwegian cities and parts of Oslo that does haircutting for even cheaper prices than in Grønland, but this article focuses on the traveler going to Oslo on business or just inspiration or visit as a tourist.