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Address: Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo 0160, Norway
Phone Number: 47 23 46 14 51
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Downtown and nice to pass by

The Oslo City Hall looks like a building strait out of a Franz Kafka book. Spooky but none the less impressive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Antarctica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are many beautiful paintings in this place. There is a free guided tour on 10:00, 12:00, 14:00. You can use restroom in the basement for free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Oslo City Hall looks like a building strait out of a Franz Kafka book. Spooky but none the less impressive.

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Some interesting art and design stuff, and wooden carved murals on the outside walls. And free. No guides and not much labelling but it is a working office on upper floors. And free!

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited there on a rainy Sunday in June. Surprised it was open to tourists (and free) on Sunday. If you're into the history of Nobel Peace Prize, this place should not be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you don't mind walking there is plenty to see and do, including some shopping behind City Hall. There are areas to sit and enjoy the sea. The Nobel Peace Musuem is close. Many restaurants and places for coffee breaks. Take water and some snacks and enjoy the area for a couple hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wandered in here (free) and it was not what we expected. Huge frescoes of Norwegian life. Worth a visit.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This free attraction in a rather un-attractive building is a delightful surprise inside. Be sure to take the guided tour (also free), to learn more about the marvelous murals and their expression of recent Norwegian history. Notice the gorgeous textiles used throughout too, as well as the carvings/statues all around the building on the outside, especially the southeastern side (ask... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beauty of the murals of the grand hall is stunning. My husband and I wanted to see it because we have seen many Nobel Peace Prize presentations and speeches on television. It is more beautiful than we had imagined. There is a peaceful energy there that surrounded and uplifted us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as Rick Steeve's recommended the guided tour. The building is the City's municipal building (working offices) and is structurally from the distance not that interestiing in my opinion, but up close and you walk up the steps to the entrance ( note entrance is not on harborside) and be treated to sculpted murals of Scandinavian mythology and inside huge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful statement on the national ethos. This building, not an ugly building, though some people think it is, is a fantastic public space. The murals inside, reflecting on post WW2 life in Norway and the optimistic nature of goodness and peace through proper civics, make this place a unique place to visit in the ever sameness that some cities... More 

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