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The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

Address: Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Oslo 0150, Norway
Phone Number: 47 2142 2121
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Ranked #2 of 171 Attractions in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Theaters, Cultural
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Type: Operas, Theaters, Cultural
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We took a 90-minute English tour (mostly backstage spaces) and were allowed to check bags near the gift shop. Gorgeous space with large café overlooking the harbor. Many people were climbing all around the outside of the building, as the stairs and gradual ramps afford the best views of the east part of the city and extend right down into... More 

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Northern Cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Shaped like a glacier, it is a beautiful architectural design. Located next to Central train station on the water front. Walk the roof to get some nice views. The inside is also beautiful and large; I did not have time to see any performances, but I can imagine that it is a great place for music and other performances. It... More 

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Northern Norway, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Excellent architecture and well worth a visit. It is situated at the water front next to the Central Station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This building is excellent. It is something that you can Imagine very close to sea. In Thé winter surrounding area is covered bu snow. Inside is there is a restaurant as well as cafe shop. Wie is excellent . Los there is a little opera shop that's you can get a little tiny goods.you hava to sea this building if... More 

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Skopje, Karpos, Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

It is in the center, close to the harbour.It has very nice view of the city.You can take good pictures there :). You can go on the top of the opera, at the roof it is like downside line, like free fall, very nice.

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Harlow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is definitely worth a visit . Interesting design and great to walk on the top on the roof with views across the fjord.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

probably the best production we have seen of this ballet. The production was bright and amusing and the children were very very talented. Great venue and easy to get to.

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WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet is an exceptionally beautiful building, one of the gems of Northern Europe. It sits at the edge of the water like a giant iceberg, and is built in such a way that during the warmer months, one can walk up the side of the roof, where the views are amazing. The inside is stunning... More 

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Tvedestrand, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Norwegian national opera and ballet is to be found in Oslo. the cappital of Norway. Its made of marble. when the sun is shining on the marble it will look like its sparklig. You can actually walk on the roof of the opera house, and its an grate view! Sometimes they also have conserts outside on the opera. Inside... More 

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Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a great tour for a behind the scenes look at the Opera House. It is impossible to understand how large the opera house is without a behind the scenes tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. We were able to see how the sets are constructed, where practices are held, and the inside of this beautiful... More 

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