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St. Hanshaugen, Oslo

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St. Hanshaugen (Norwegian for St. John's Hill) is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway.AreaIt has a triangular shape, with its northern border just north of the buildings of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and Ullevål University Hospital, and south of the University of Oslo campus at Blindern. In the east, the boundary runs just west of the river Akerselva, then down Storgata before it turns north, up Grensen, Pilestredet and Suhms gate.The district has its name from St. Hanshaugen Park that lies centrally within it, where the citizens used to celebrate summer solstice (St. Hans in Norwegian). The park was planted by the city in the years 1876-86; it has a pavilion, and a reflecting pool covering a reservoir. The neighbourhood St. Hanshaugen is located west and south of the park, with shopping, eating and public transport where the streets Ullevålsveien and Waldemar Thranes gate meets. There is also the traditional restaurant Schrøder, known for one of its regulars, Jo Nesbøs fictional figure Harry Hole.To the southeast of the park is Oslo’s oldest building – Aker Kirke, built around 1100, but restored from ruins around 1860, and then again in the 1950s in a more authentic style. Next to the church is the cemetery Vår Frelsers gravlund, created in 1808 as a result of the great famine and cholera epidemic of the Napoleonic Wars. The nearby area around Damstredet and Telthusbakken is interesting since it retains the small town character of Oslo in the first part of the 19th century.
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  • We took a short cut to avoid road walking and spent almost an hour exploring this oasis of calm and fun (children sledging) and views across the city.  more »
  • My favorite park in Oslo. Great view! Best place to chill in summer and grill sausages. Full of cute dogs and joggers.  more »
  • A nice park but better in the months when the trees aren't quite so verdant - I suspect then that the view would be spectacular. The park is exceptionally hilly and the climb steep but it's very prett...  more »
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  • Had time 13:20 for a control after been at the doctor due to a vulnerable subject 3 weeks earlier. The doctors and the counter takes very little regard to disadvantaged people and is very taunt in the comments. I called 13:15 to let them know that my bus was stuck in traffic and that I most likely would be 10 min late. I got no reply after called in over 5 min. Then it was 13:25 I got the definitive answer, and gave the message that I was 5 min away and the reason why I was late. The lady who took the phone replied: Oh, you're late again ". Because that I obviously in an earlier situation a while back had stated that I was 5 my delayed due to a bus. When I got to the Office I was greeted by 14:30 a very sinister woman who so sarcastic on me and said: you are very late. " I stated that I was aware of it and complained and asked if she wanted me to come another day. When she said that it most likely was the best for that there was possible to come so late. And I was frustrated that she not only provided it on the phone as I sat on the bus instead to get me into the doctor's Office then send me out again. I was then greeted by the doctor himself and got a pat on the back with a comment: you are very late. " And black then back that I could not do anything with the speed of a delayed bus. I asked nice to just try my completed assignments and knew me really bad treated and blamed for something that was not my fault and should not have happened on a "professional" medical practice whatsoever. Obviously that they don't take patients seriously and have large personal issues with individuals, as well as an incredibly bad attitude in General. I was disgusted by how the staff could treat a person. Not enough with that my situation was critical in the first place. And this was not the first time I had been faced with poor service. I hope that more reading this and that St. hanshaugen medical centre can get themselves a lesson and start to pay attention and be nice to each patient. Luckily I had been transferred to a new doctor's Office today, which was good news for my part as I probably can get come to an Office with professional conduct and find a doctor who follows up and helps me with the problems i stand in. Absolutely the worst I have met by service and cure at a public doctor's Office.
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  • Very urofesjonell the counter that is unable to take the questions seriously, payments or fix the payment machine. Doctor refuses to follow English physicians ' recommendation about the referral.
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  • It was efficient to take the vaccine here. A little hard to find, but one entry from the Google Maps shows the page, even if it is easier if you go into the walkway on the other side of the building.
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  • Do not take your phone
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