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National Theater (Nationaltheatret)

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Neighborhood: Sentrum
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Address: Stortingsgt. 15, Oslo, Norway
Phone Number: 22-41-2710
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beautiful facade

Architecture of the building is amazing. It looks great from each angle. Just walk around and admire various sculptures and flowers. By the entrance to the station there is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2016
Warsaw, Poland
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Nationaltheatret is placed in the heart of Oslo very close to the palace and is also surrounded by wonderful walking areas. The pleasantness of the area is enough for me to recommend it to any visitor.

Thank Sanka1
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Architecture of the building is amazing. It looks great from each angle. Just walk around and admire various sculptures and flowers. By the entrance to the station there is a lovely dandelion-like fountain.

Thank Ewelina-EW
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I did not step inside, but outside the building is huge and impressive. And surrounding it are beautifully planted gardens, with benches for sitting and enjoying the fresh air, flowers and people passing by. Just down the hill from the Royal Palace and Parliament, and a block or so from the City Hall, this is easy to find and a... More 

Thank Ronald D
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This theatre has a really wonderful façade with classical columns and a decorated pediment. In front of the theatre are statues of Henrik Ibsen and Bjornstjere Bjornson. The theatre is closely associated with Ibsen who lived close by for many years. We looked into the foyer which is quite ornate.

Thank mjc404
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We walked by the Theater on our last night in Oslo and wished we saw it earlier. That building is beautiful and I especially love the front of it with the beautiful columns. Very pretty architecture and well worth stopping by.

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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Go there when you are passing by Karl Johans Gate. It is a nice building, beautifully located. The gardens are very nice.

Thank Ana L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is a grand building which I could imagine had seen many years of pomp and grandeur. If one walks the full round around the theater, one can appreciate the full beauty of the architecture. The interiors look older though and not as grand.

Thank youke_worldwide
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I didn't enter, but you can have amazing pics from the exterior because is pretty amazing.

Thank Joao V
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I didn't go inside the theater, but I enjoyed walking around the exterior. There is a really cool fountain that sprays water in the shape of a flower and a nice grassy area to sit if it is sunny. You will probably stumble across this place if you are walking down the main shopping street, and it is separated from... More 

Thank Chris B
Ringerike, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Went to the National Theatre and saw "Fortapte menn". Great show, and you can reserve a table and pre order drinks for the intermission.

Thank Camilla2000

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