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Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhuset)

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Our hotel was 1 block away from this building. We went by it 3-5xs a day and in our last day there we visited it. Thank goodness!!! From the wood carvings that line the entrance to the beautiful kabuki doll in the display area of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oslo City Hall is full of wonderful art and well worth a visit. It was mostly built in the 1930’s and finished in 1950. While the exterior isn’t that impressive, the interior and the woodcuts on the exterior walls of the u-shapes entry are fantastic....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When everything in Norway is expensive, it was nice to visit the town hall and visit for free. From the outside it doesn't look anything special but when you step in through the grand doors it opens up into a magnificent building with lovely decoration....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chilled04
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful building with fountains and colourful flowers. Could not visit and see from inside as some convention was going on.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ravi S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots to look at and all done rather well. Lots of friezes and some nice views of the city and harbor.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mblam7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doesn’t look like much from the outside (brown building) other than the cool astronomical clock. Once inside (free) you make your way to the grand room where every year the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded. Beautiful murals on the wall. Great views of the harbor....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank fullofwitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

From teh outside, the City hall looks like a modern church or a plain city building. On the inside however its a totally different story. Inside the main lobby there is some amazing artwork telling the story of Norway. It is also the building where...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank robf36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the outside of the building is your common red brick. The inside of the building is wonderful. Take some time to stop inside and look at the morals.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rusticmars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a quick visit. Didn't have a chance to go upstairs as there was a wedding. Free to get in as long as it's open.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bigtroublelittletown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning painted internal walls telling stories of Norway. Beautiful architectural features. Interesting wooden scenes on way up to the front doors depicting Norwegian legends

Date of experience: May 2019
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montegobay88
August 5, 2018|
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Response from sanelson55 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why you couldn’t get in. We were able to enter on two different occasions, on different days.
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hubingao
May 24, 2018|
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Response from sanelson55 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is in walking distance! This is right near the harbour.
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noel trevor d
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Susan1921 | Reviewed this property |
If walking, probably about 12-15 mins
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