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We unfortunately could not go inside as it was being prepared for the Nobel peace prize being awarded in a couple of days but we enjoyed the magnificent murals on each side of the galleries leading to the entrance
The city hall is a truly ugly monolith that sits on a prime spot near the harbour. It reminded me of a Russian apartment block from one of the Bourne movies.
It’s very hard to miss. There is no comparison to the old fortress nearby.
This building has so many cultural artifacts on the outside, so take time to walk slowly around. There are some explanations so you can self-tour. However, it's also helpful to get the free city tours from the Tiger Statue because those guides have lots of...More
The building’s architecture is a bit unconventional for a City Hall but is gorgeous nonetheless. The sides of the building are impressive enough (with statues built into the buildings and a lovely fountain -?- with dogs on it), but the front is amazing. The bird...More
We visited Oslo City Hall with our walking guide, unfortunately it was the day prior to the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, so there was a lot of stage construction going on and we couldn’t get inside. Nonetheless, the artwork (wood engravings) outside were very nice...More