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Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus), Oslo

Categories: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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The site of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony each year, Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus) 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. By using our Oslo trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus) and other attractions in Oslo.
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  • We certainly didn't spend enough time at Oslo. We loved the walk around in the area close to the city hall. The city hall can be easily accessible. Just make sure that government buildings do close ea...  read more »
  • It does not look so attractiv from outside, but this is the place where the Nobel peace price awards ceremony is hold. beautifully decorated inside and all the room has thema. Gratis. 
  • It's certainly worth a visit. You have a very nice hall with some art. Certainly don't forget to visit the second floor, because here is more to see then I had expected! 
  • The ceremony awarding the Nobel Peace Prize is presented on 10 December each year here. So when I visited the hall I felt like in the ceremony. I also liked patterns on the walls, it's beautiful. There are an exhibition of souvenir from around the world included the gorgeous Royal Barge Suphannahong from Thailand.
  • A touch of dull on the putide building but the bell rings on the clock and has music sometimes. The inside is magnificent with a lot of art and decorations. A must visit for a tourist!
  • This City Hall is absolutely mesmerizing and awe-inspiring. One of my top 3 favorites in Oslo, maybe even in Scandinavia.
  • Great architecture but me reminds more on some main jail hq then to town hall... But really good architecture.
  • Don't underestimate it by the outer appearance, it looks magnificent from the inside. Really liked it.
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