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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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Excellent viewpoint on waterfront

Funky architecture and a roof you navigate up and around, providing lovely viewpoints from which to take nice pictures of the waterfront looking out towards the neck of the fjord... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Funky architecture and a roof you navigate up and around, providing lovely viewpoints from which to take nice pictures of the waterfront looking out towards the neck of the fjord, and the hills around oslo.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Close to city center, This architecture is amazing. you can walk all around and on the roof. Nice view

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We did not do the tour and you probably will not get some amazing pic that shows what you saw or experienced but this is one worth doing just so you have the memory.

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Kongsberg, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spent a whole day at the Opera Rooftop looking at Red Bull Flugtag. 20.000 people were joining us at this spectacular venue. The architecture is so beautiful and the views from here are amazing. This special event really worked here. At another occasion I've seen the interior of the Opera House....and it is breathtaking. Go there and have fun... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This extraordinary Architecture by a brilliant Norwegian architect,'Snohetta' is the brand new home for Oslo Ballet and Opera, so stunning it invites visitors to wander over its gently sloping white Carrera marble roof right to the edge of the chilly water of the Oslo fjord. The main auditorium rests some 500 feet below sea level, this is marvel of construction... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful architecture that reflects upon so many aspects of Norway; glaciers, mountains, mountain hiking, the ocean (as the roof of the building litterally goes all the way into the ocean). The inside is dominated by wood, which is also very Norwegian. A very beautiful building in itself, rendered more beautiful because of all the references to the Norwegian nature and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very close to the city centre and free to walk up to the roof. It only took a couple of minutes to walk to the top and there was a great view over the city including the barcode buildings from the top. The inside looked very modern too. Well worth a visit when in Oslo

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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Stayed in the Thon hotel opposite so had a good view, but visited also what an unusual and lovely building. Loved the idea of being able to walk around the outside and to the top, the views were excellent. Had the added bonus of being part of a guided walk so lots of information on the surroundings as well.

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

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

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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