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Nobel Institute
21.02.2020
Nobel Institute
It is unclear why Alfred Nobel chose Norway to administer the Peace Prize, but whatever the reason, it is a committee of five Norwegians, appointed for six-year terms by the Norwegian Storting (parliament), that chooses the winner each year, and their meetings are held here behind...
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Botanical Garden (Oslo)
21.02.2020
Botanical Garden (Oslo)
The collections of the Botanical Garden include over 5,500 plant types from around the world. They are used actively in education, outreach and research at the museum. The plants are both grown in green houses and in different thematic gardens outside. The Botanical Garden conveys...
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Natural History Museum (Oslo)
21.02.2020
Natural History Museum (Oslo)
The Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo (Norwegian: Naturhistorisk museum, NHM) is Norway's oldest and largest museum of natural history. It is situated in the neighborhood of Tøyen in Oslo, Norway. It traces its roots to...
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Emanuel Vigeland Museum
20.02.2020
Emanuel Vigeland Museum
The original plans for Emanuel Vigeland Museum show that the large main hall was intended as an exhibition space for paintings and sculptures. Only the end wall and the ceiling were supposed to be covered with fresco paintings. In the 1940's the windows were filled with brick and...
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Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park
20.02.2020
Tjuvholmen Sculpture Park
Tjuvholmen skulpturpark is a sculpture park in the Tjuvholmen neighborhood of Frogner borough in Oslo, Norway. It is close to Aker Brygge. The park opened 10 August 2012, as part of a £20 million development plan for Tjuvholmen. It...
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Norway
20.02.2020
Norway's Resistance Museum
Norway's Resistance Museum also known as the Norwegian Home Front Museum (Norwegian: Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum) is a museum located at the Akershus Fortress in Oslo. The museum collection focuses on Norwegian resistance during...
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Damstredet (Oslo)
19.02.2020
Damstredet (Oslo)
Damstredet - narrow and curved street in Oslo , St. Hanshaugen district . The quirky 18th-century wooden homes of the Damstredet district and the nearby Telthusbakken are a nice change of pace from the modern architecture of the city centre. Once an impoverished shanty town,...
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Oslo Cathedral
19.02.2020
Oslo Cathedral
Oslo Cathedral (Norwegian: Oslo domkirke) — formerly Our Savior's Church (Norwegian: Vår Frelsers kirke) — is the main church for the Church of Norway Diocese of Oslo, as well as the parish church for downtown Oslo. The...
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Nobel Peace Center
19.02.2020
Nobel Peace Center
The Nobel Peace Center (Norwegian: Nobels Fredssenter) in Oslo, Norway is a showcase for the Nobel Peace Prize and the ideals it represents. The Center is also an arena where culture and politics merge to promote involvement, debate and...
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Vigeland Museum
18.02.2020
Vigeland Museum
The Vigeland Museum for Gustav Vigeland (Norwegian: Vigeland-museet spells Vigelandmuseet in Norwegian, without any hypen. The Vigeland Museum began spelling the name like this in January 2020, after a long period where people often misspelled the name, and called...
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