Building 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 listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Oslo, Norway, Nordic countries, Northern Europe Europe

Created By: Henrik Nissen

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Jordal Amfi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Norway

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Kunstnernes Hus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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

Created By: Gudolf Blakstad, Herman Munthe-Kaas

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Oslo Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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Oslo Cathedral


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 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Oslo Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Oslo, Norway

Opened: Jan 01 1950

Created By: Arnstein Arneberg, Magnus Poulsson

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