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Stortinget, Oslo

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Government Building · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
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Gain insight into Norwegian history, politics, and struggle for independence on a guided tour of Stortinget. Designed both inside and out by the Swedish architect Emil Victor Langlet and designated for parliament in 1866, the building has influences of French and Italian architecture. Most notably, the plenary chamber sits in the semi-circular part of the building rather than at the center. Guided tours cannot be booked in advance, so arrive 30 to 45 minutes early to guarantee your spot. To visit Stortinget and other attractions in Oslo, use our Oslo trip maker site.
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  • The garden outside the building hosted an event in solidarity with the Palestinian people memorizing the courage of the Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu-Aklah who was killed in the field during a.....  more
    The garden outside the building hosted an event in solidarity with the Palestinian people memorizing the courage of the Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu-Aklah who was killed in the field during a.....  more »
  • This is a nice building to look at but not spectacular. Worth seeing as you walk from the station to the royal palace and the other nearby attractions. 
    This is a nice building to look at but not spectacular. Worth seeing as you walk from the station to the royal palace and the other nearby attractions.  more »
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  • A train, but underground! Through tunnels! This station is big, with many exits. I feel like a Ninja Turtle, moving under the big city streets. I would be Donatello, of course. A lot of people think he's the lamest one, because the others are "cool" and he's the nerd. But despite being the only one interested in science and books and stuff, he still pulls his weight as a team member! In season 3 episode 6 he single handedly rescues the other turtles who have been captured by Shredder and the Foot clan, even beating Be-bop, Rocksteady and the Shredder one by one in order to save his friends, a feat no other turtle has been able to achieve. Donatello also gets the purple headband and I love purple. Great colour. Anyway the tunnels exits are pretty wide ranging around the area behind Storhaug making it a very useful stop for the center of the city, with the addition that ALL underground lines pass through this stop allowing you to reach anywhere on the system in a single ride from here.
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