Karl Johans Gate

Karl Johans Gate – Oslo, Norway

Karl Johans gate is the main street of the city of Oslo, Norway. The street was named in honor of King Charles III John, who was also King of Sweden as Charles XIV John. Karl Johans gate is a composite of several older streets that used to be separate thoroughfares. The eastern section was part of Christian IV's original city near the ramparts surrounding the city. When the ramparts were removed to make way for Oslo Cathedral, three separate sections eventually became Ă˜stre Gade. In its current route, it connects Oslo Central Station, the main railroad station in Oslo, and…