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The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

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Address: Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Oslo 0150, Norway
Phone Number: 47 2142 2121
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Very cool super modern building

We got there a bit early so we couldn't stay for something to eat or drink (11am opening time), but just to look at this building is a pleasure. It's designed to look like a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We got there a bit early so we couldn't stay for something to eat or drink (11am opening time), but just to look at this building is a pleasure. It's designed to look like a glacier floating on the water, and all in white marble and glass it sure does. Very cool also that you can walk up the side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Its among the latest additions to Oslo City and the Architecture is very nice. Its first monument where I found more people on the Roof of Opera House than inside. Specially in Summer Tourists and locals love to stroll on its Roof which is designed for that purpose. Even the interior of the Opera House is beautiful. Though we didn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Opera House was only a few minutes walk from our hotel decided to walk up it during the day and in the evening. It's a very modern building and the inside is very nice too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is one gorgeous and unique architecture and, not surprisingly, a favorite hang-out for visitors and locals alike. It's allowed to explore both the inside (except the performance hall itself) and the outside and on to the "roof area" without any restriction or having to pay a fee. The "roof" area offers splendid views of the Oslo skyline. Just be... More 

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not going to visit a function at this facility, it is worth it to visit the surroundings and walk over that white marble all the way to the roof. Then take out your camera. You can go inside and see the beautiful work of wood. There is also a restaurant open daily.

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San Diego, CA, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This opera house has been basically built to complete with the one in Sydney, and it is breathtaking. It was designed in a way so that you can walk on the roof of the opera house, and with FREE public access. So you can just go there, climb up and enjoy the views. There is a cafe there and you... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

While I did not get to attend any performance here, the architecture of this white-washed building itself is already an outstanding show. Every corner is amazing, and the view from the top is dazzling. I've stopped taking pictures after I quickly realized that there will never be any better way of interacting with this opera house than just by walking... More 

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Middleburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet Building is imposing on the Oslo waterfront and can be seen from every direction. Its sloping roofline is designed to be enjoyed and many folks were out walking or sitting on it. From the top one can see the Holmenkollen Ski Jump or the harbor or the cityscape of Oslo. Some folks were having... More 

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Concord, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Less than 1000 feet from Oslo Central Train Station, jutting in the water is this contemporary structure with shiny windows in front. On a clear summer day, the place is full of tourists who start by walking up to the water, sit and have lunch, and then climb up the roof. There are so many ways to climb - and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The building looks spectacular during the day and even better at night. We visited after dinner once it had gotten dark. The lighted building looks amazing and as you climb, you get really beautiful view of the Aker Hus castle on the done side, across from Oslofjord and all the new office towers and hotels on the other side. The... More 

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