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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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Intriguing building

We were recommended to visit this building, and as the weather was fine, thought we'd pay it a visit. Quite an intriguing place with all the angles and a bonus being able to walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to visit this building, and as the weather was fine, thought we'd pay it a visit. Quite an intriguing place with all the angles and a bonus being able to walk onto the roof. Great views from the top, and being next to the water reminded me of Sydney Opera House.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We only had a sticky beak into the building, but that was certainly also worth a look. Being able to walk straight up the roof was quite novel and since it was a sunny spring day the view was delightful. The architecture inside (wooden spiral ramp) was also intriguing!

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dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Make the trip to this monument. How clever to make a building that is so walker friendly. I loved the angles and the photogenic options up here. Worth a trip. Also a good joggers end or start of the run.

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Out Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

absolute worth the trip and the walk above and around and beneath the Opera, great Nordic architecture style.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I walked up to the roof of the Opera house for the view. Then meandered inside. And used their free wifi :-) While there, he said, "Do you want to see if there is something happening tonight?" I was shocked, he's NOT an opera fan, but we both appreciate the value of music, so after a bit,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I visit the Opera once a year to go to a performance. The venue is very comfortable, and has a good café inside. They also have healthy options for snacks, but the snacks are pricy. I also visit at least once a year to walk on the roof. If you haven't been before, beware of the uneven steps. You can't... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You have to climbed up to the roof and then back to water level promenade, a good exercise to everyone, be here for a sunset then you will see the difference and your shadow facing the wall, such a beauty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

For me it was a strange feeling. Walking on top of opera house :) View is also good, and always full of people. Even if you go just outside, go to the opera house, stay for an hours. It will be interesting and nice.

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Tampa, Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit. We spent time outside it does give you some cool picture opportunities. I'm not sure it's a must see...but more of a if you have time see.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We didn't get chance to watch a performance here but the Opera House itself is certainly worth a visit. It rises kind of like an iceberg from the fjord and in the sunlight when we visited it was dazzling. It's completely free to walk up onto the roof and so cool that we went back at night to take pictures... More 

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