List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Oslo skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Oslo architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Oslo are included on this list. Information about these Oslo buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Oslo and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of different buildings like St. Vitus Cathedral and Oslo Opera House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Oslo?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Oslo. Famous architectural houses within the city of Oslo are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.


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    Bislett Stadion is a sports stadium in Oslo, Norway. Bislett is Norway's most well known sports arena internationally, with 15 speed skating world records and more than 50 track and field world records having been set here. The stadium was demolished in 2004 and construction of a new stadium was ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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    Bygdøy Royal Estate

    Bygdøy Royal Estate occupies a large part of the northwestern part of the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, Norway. It is the official summer residence of the King of Norway.more

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1733
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    Cliffhanger Villa

    Steel construction. Private home.more

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    • City/Town: Nordstrand, Norway, Oslo, Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 2005
    • Created By: Code arkitektur AS
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    Inkognitogata 18

    Inkognitogata 18 is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Norway. It is located in Oslo, the capital of Norway. The residence was completed in 2008 and is a complex of new and old buildings. It includes the original buildings on Parkveien 45, Inkognitogata 18, Riddervolds gate 2, which have ...more

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    • City/Town: Oslo, Norway, Nordic countries, Northern Europe, Europe
    • Architect: Henrik Nissen
    • Created By: Henrik Nissen
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    Jordal Amfi

    Jordal Amfi is an indoor ice hockey rink located in the Jordal neighborhood of Oslo, Norway. The 4,450-spectator arena is part of the multi-sports complex Jordal Idrettspark and serves as the primary ice rink in Oslo. It is the home of Get-Ligaen side Vålerenga Ishockey and frequently hosts matches of ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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    Kunstnernes Hus

    Kunstnernes Hus is an art gallery in Oslo, Norway. It is Norway's largest gallery under the direction of artists, and has served as a major center for exhibits of Norwegian and international contemporary art. It is also a prominent example of Functionalist architecture and houses the Office for ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • Architect: Gudolf Blakstad, Herman Munthe-Kaas
    • Created By: Gudolf Blakstad, Herman Munthe-Kaas
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    Oslo Cathedral

    Oslo Cathedral
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    Oslo Cathedral — formerly Our Savior's Church — is the main church for the Church of Norway Diocese of Oslo, as well as the parish church for downtown Oslo. The present building dates from 1694-1697. The Norwegian Royal Family and the Norwegian Government use the Cathedral for public events. It was ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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    Oslo City Hall

    Oslo City Hall houses the city council, city administration, and art studios and galleries. The construction started in 1931, but was paused by the outbreak of World War II, before the official inauguration in 1950. Its characteristic architecture, artworks and the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, held on 10 ...more

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    • City/Town: Oslo, Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1950
    • Architect: Arnstein Arneberg, Magnus Poulsson
    • Created By: Arnstein Arneberg, Magnus Poulsson
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    Oslo Opera House
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    The Oslo Opera House is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The building is situated in the Bjørvika neighborhood of central Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord. It is operated by Statsbygg, the government agency which manages property for the ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Apr 12 2008
    • Architect: Tarald Lundevall
    • Created By: Tarald Lundevall
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    Oslo Plaza

    Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo is situated in Oslo city centre. At 117 metres tall, it is Norway's tallest building. On the thirty-third and thirty-fourth floors, there is a swimming pool and a sauna. The hotel has 37 floors and 673 rooms. There are a total of 1,500 beds, 140 business rooms and 20 ...more

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    • City/Town: Oslo, Norway
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    Parkveien 45

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1877
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    Postgirobygget

    Postgirobygget
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    Postgirobygget is a commercial building located at Biskop Gunnerus' gate 14 in Oslo, Norway. The building was designed by Norwegian architect Rolf Christian Krognes and constructed in 1975. It has 26 floors and at 111 meter in height, is the second tallest building in Norway. In 2003, the building went ...more

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    • City/Town: Oslo, Norway
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    Rockefeller Music Hall

    Rockefeller Music Hall
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    Rockefeller Music Hall, ordinarily referred to simply as Rockefeller, is a concert venue in downtown Oslo, Norway. The building, known as "Torggata Bad" earlier used to house a public bath facility. The music hall was established in 1986. Rockefeller is owned by the Rockefeller Music Hall Company, which ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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    Royal Palace, Oslo

    The Royal Palace in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of King Charles III, who also reigned as king of Sweden and otherwise resided there, and is the official residence of the present Norwegian monarch. The crown prince resides at Skaugum in Asker west of ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1849
    • Architect: Hans Ditlev Franciscus Linstow
    • Created By: Hans Ditlev Franciscus Linstow
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    Parliament of Norway Building

    The Storting building is the seat of the Storting, the parliament of Norway, located in central Oslo. It is located at Karl Johans gate 22 and was taken into use on 5 March 1866, and was designed by the Swedish architect Emil Victor Langlet.more

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    • City/Town: Norway
    • Opened: Jan 01 1866
    • Architect: Emil Victor Langlet
    • Created By: Emil Victor Langlet
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    Ullevaal Stadion is an all-seater football stadium located in Oslo, Norway. It is the home ground of Vålerenga IF and the Norway national football team, and the site of the Norwegian Cup Final. From its opening in 1926 to 2009 it was the home ground of FK Lyn. With a capacity of approximately 28,000, it ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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    Valle Hovin

    Valle Hovin
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    Valle Hovin is both a bandy and speed skating rink in cold weather, and an outdoor stadium for concerts in warm weather, in Oslo, Norway. Located in the residential area Valle-Hovin, in amongst trees and a park, one finds Valle Hovin. It is reachable from the Lines 1, 2, 3, and 4 reaching the Helsfyr ...more

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    • City/Town: Norway
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