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The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

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Address: Kirsten Flagstads Pl. 1, Oslo 0150, Norway
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+47 21 42 21 21
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Good views of Oslo from the roof of the Opera House

We visited the Opera House while spending the day in Oslo. We didnt see a show while we were there but wanted to go on the roof to take in the views. Its a very quirky building... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Opera House while spending the day in Oslo. We didnt see a show while we were there but wanted to go on the roof to take in the views. Its a very quirky building and a cool design so it was nice to see. Good views of Oslo. Would recommend going up if you are in Oslo... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On a trip to Oslo I passed the Opera House on a crisp snowy day and thought the building and setting next to the Fjord was stunning. I didn't go into the actual Opera House but there are ramps which you can walk up to the roof. The views from up there are stunning and worth the climb.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not attend a show, but this building is spectacular! Anyone is able to walk from ground level up onto the top of the building, and you will have some great views of Oslo.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must in Oslo! Take a moment and have a nice stroll on the roof. If the weather is nice the view to the sea is spectacular!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As an Oslo citizen since 1994, I´m a regular to our Opera Upside-down pyramid with a womb carved in 200-years old German oak. The cavernous atrium welcomes you with stalactite-stalagmites co-joined in splendor from the Oslo fjord light. A piece of art open for ALL you and your mind.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If music be the food of love, play on - Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. 5 great things I like about the Oslo Operahouse: 1. The architecture of white marble, wood and glass with a modernistic approach is amazing. The fact that you can walk on the rooftop is quite unique. From there you can enjoy a nice view and have lots... More 

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Rennes, Bretagne, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built by Snøhetta (Alexandrie library, Lascaux4, WorldTradeCenterMemorial) this is the finest modern building in Oslo. Like an island in the harbour, it is loved by tourist and Norvegian who come sunbathing on the terrasse.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To sit in sunshine on the snowy roof of the opera house, looking out across the calm, icy water will be my abiding memory from this short stay in Oslo. It was beautiful and peaceful. We took some fruit with us and just sat, ate and talked. Wonderful!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated right by the bay with nice view, extremely close to the Oslo S central train station. Wooden designed inside the house shows great detailed work. We did not have a chance to enjoy the show but walking around was also a relaxation.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But I did go, just to listen to Sissel Kjyrkjebø, and her Christmas consert. The visit was a good experience, but the ventilation in a 100% filled theatre, became a little unpleasant. Perfume which contains a lot of allergenes, became almost to much, but Sissel kept me there, and after all, it was a success.

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