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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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Impressive architecture

The opera house is well worth a visit, even if you are not going to a performance. The architecture both inside and out is impressive. In the foyer you can see the “Wave... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The opera house is well worth a visit, even if you are not going to a performance. The architecture both inside and out is impressive. In the foyer you can see the “Wave Wall”. There is also a café and free toilets. You can walk up the gently sloping roof for great views of the harbour and the sculpture “She... More 

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Kretinga, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I liked it here, felt like in the island. It was beautiful, windy and nice :) i visited it with friend, but it was very slipery so we could not walk up.

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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The review is of a tour, which was provided in English The Opera and Ballet facility is noteworthy in its attractiveness, features, position within the waterfront location, and position in Norway's fine arts heritage. My wife and I found it an easy walk from our hotel, and just a short hop from the central tourist information facility at the Oslo... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was fortunate that I was able to book an English speaking tour last minute. From a layman and photographers standpoint, the Opera house is spectacular. The interior, including the woodwork, windows and flowing staircases, are beautiful. The tour included an appropriate mixture of the architecture and the "guts" of the building. The back stage work areas, the costume areas... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was there with my girlfriend, just walked around and took in the beauty of the building. The restaurant was also good, nice staff and nice view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Operahouse is a must for all "natives" and visitors to experience! The architecture and the top level performances makes this spectacular building live and pulsate. If you only have an hour - make a tour behind the scene and a stroll on the roof, if you have 2-3 hours - attend a performance. You won't be disappointed!

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Laurel, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended a ballet here called Gisele which was nice ... View here at night is sooo beautiful, not far from sentral station!

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At first sight, I wasnt in love with the opera. It is located on the Oslofjord and a quick walk from the Central train station. Its built so that people can really walk along the sides, on to the roof and just hang around. The foyer is also pretty impressive. There is no fee to walk the building or enter... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This V shape like opera house must be one of the most distinctive places in Oslo. From across the sea, it looks like a space ship. It's most prominent outside and from a far I could see all these tourists walking up its Zig zag roof - so this made it a very distinctive building. The sea was frozen over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I simply love the opera ! The building itself is beautiful to visit and there are many great ballets to watch !

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