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National Theater (Nationaltheatret)

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National Theater (Nationaltheatret)

144 Reviews
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Explore Norway beyond the city of Oslo with a sightseeing cruise on the Oslo Fjord. Take in the scenic waterfront and get an overview of the city from a new perspective on board a boat. Choose a convenient departure time and see the rocky shores of the fjord plus small islets and wooded hills. Learn about the area’s history and geography from an on-board guide.
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doctorfoxtrot wrote a review Dec. 2019
Taguig City, Philippines7,427 contributions1,003 helpful votes
Beautiful architectural neoclassical design. Very historic. At the end of Karl Johann gate. Now in winter it is fronting the Christmas markets . Don’t miss a photo op at this one.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Mikael F wrote a review Sep. 2019
Vantaa, Finland17,590 contributions938 helpful votes
Oslo's National Theatre was inaugurated in 1899. It is centrally located between the Royal Palace and the Parliament of Norway. The building is Norway's most prominent venue for the performance of dramatic arts. Statues of the great Norwegian writers Henrik Ibsen and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson guard the theater's main entrance. They also have their names engraved on the theater's facade, along with the playwright Ludvig Holberg.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Linda B wrote a review Aug. 2019
Raleigh, North Carolina2,098 contributions405 helpful votes
It's a Norwegian Cultural Heritage Site...first performance was in September 1899 so it's been around for a while. Lots of interesting sights to see in the vicinity.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Gabriel H wrote a review Aug. 2019
Bellaire, Texas7,001 contributions1,007 helpful votes
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The National Theater is one of the various neo-classical buildings in central Oslo, along the Karl Johann gate. Following the great tradition of Ibsen, one of Norway's best known writers, the theater, opened around 1899, schedules performances all year around. The facade faces a popular square with a beautiful fountain reminiscent of a giant dandelion, with a convenient subway station on one side. The back faces the Parliament (several blocks away) and includes three larger than life statues of Norway's three best authors. The theater is partially supported by the Norwegian governmets
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Date of experience: July 2019
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TWal1 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Canberra, Australia1,970 contributions602 helpful votes
The National Theatre Building is a quaint design from a different era. It is located on Karl Johans Gate and is readily accessible on the way to the Royal Palace. The gardens around the building are impressive and it presents a well cared for image. The shows on display at the time looked interesting, but our times didn’t align. Thanks for your vote.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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