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National Theater (Nationaltheatret)

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Neighbourhood: Sentrum
As featured in Romantic Guide to Oslo
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Address: Stortingsgt. 15, Oslo, Norway
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Interesting architecture.

The theater sits in a park along Karl Johan Gate, just in front of the Royal Palace. The architecture is interesting, and makes for some nice photos, especially with the park as a... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
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769 reviews
253 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The theater sits in a park along Karl Johan Gate, just in front of the Royal Palace. The architecture is interesting, and makes for some nice photos, especially with the park as a background. We ventured inside the lobby, which provided a brief glimpse at the interior design, but we were not able to get inside the theater itself. There... More 

Thank ERFSU82
Magny-le-Hongre, France
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47 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

No more no less than a theater like many in Europe and not as beautiful as some of them but interesting to see.

Thank Stephthestew22
Oslo, Norway
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302 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It's much better and grander looking that the modern opera house. Much more history and sentral in Oslo.

1 Thank Mikeair80
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Norway's National Theater is state of the art theater, with the yearly Ibsen Festival as a high. The theater is situated in one of Oslo most beautiful building, dated back to 1899.

Thank Evy Jane O
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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975 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The building is a grand old building With lots of paintings inside of the greatest actors and actresses in former years, and also outside the building there are scuptors of some of the most important playwriters and actor and actress from earlier times. The main theatre hall is very impressive and feels like old days. But there are some small... More 

Thank Ingeborg56
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318 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The national theatre is centrally located between the Royal Palace and the Parliament building and about 10 minutes walk from the Royal Palace. There is a metro station named after the theatre - a few minutes away. There is a theatre tour on the first Saturday of every for those who want to see the 4 different stages and get... More 

1 Thank highimpactuk
Brisbane, Australia
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1,366 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The National Theatre (Nationaltheatret) of Oslo is situated in a beautiful building. Close to other attractions it is a must see when in Oslo.

Thank Bruce H
Roseville, Minnesota
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were staying at the BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell in Olso, just across the street from the National Theater. Stopped in to see what was going on - a contemporary production of Ibsen's Peer Gynt in Norwegian. The ticket agent said if we showed up at a certain time before the performance that we could get some very good,... More 

Thank jimdryden
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 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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149 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 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

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