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Rådhuset, Oslo

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Government Building · Architectural Building
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The site of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony each year, Rådhuset also serves as the nexus for the municipal government and one of the city's most recognizable buildings. Built over a period of nearly 20 years beginning in 1931, the building survived German occupation during World War II. The central facility features modern brick architecture, including two towers rising to a height of 66 m (217 ft). Be sure to listen for the carillon that rings out from one tower on the hour. Explore the interior to see the extensive frescoes and oil paintings that cover the walls, depicting famous events, legends, and themes from Norwegian history. The banquet hall also features paintings of royalty and more oil frescoes. Take a look at our Oslo road trip planning tool to schedule your visit to Rådhuset and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Elegant and spectacular both inside and out. On the waterfront, its unique outline is visible from the sea, promenades and many other vantage points. An exquisitely ornate interior is delightful to.....  more
    Elegant and spectacular both inside and out. On the waterfront, its unique outline is visible from the sea, promenades and many other vantage points. An exquisitely ornate interior is delightful to.....  more »
  • The "Rådhuset" or Oslo City Hall is one of the greatest Structures that was constructed about early 20th Century. I am kind of sure that you gonna love place and the Sculptures placed on the... 
    The "Rådhuset" or Oslo City Hall is one of the greatest Structures that was constructed about early 20th Century. I am kind of sure that you gonna love place and the Sculptures placed on the...  more »
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  • This is one of, if the most Beautiful metro station in the entirety of Stockholm. The way the cladenstinitly painted orange stone walls contribute to creating a centrilized stream of architectirul expression is simply put, astonishing
  • Magnifical views of Södermalm. No matters if it’s winter or summer, the panoramic of the city is really nice. Gamal Stan, Zinkensdamn, Slussen, all beautiful.

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