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The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Kirsten Flagstads Pl. 1, Oslo 0150, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great preformance of the Norwegian National Ballet. The impressive dancing is truly matched by the Opera’s orchestra and a magic sceen with light that really can make you dream. The three ours go by fast and are filled with highlights both in dance and...More

Thank Åse S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Obviously it is a magnificent building in a gorgeous location. The inside is just as unique (and also has very clean and FREE public bathrooms as well!) We went here with our kids and they absolutely loved walking up the multiple terraces of the roof....More

Thank globedecker
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a rainy day and decided to stay in for the guided tour which takes about ONE hour. The tour takes us from the ticketing area to the interior of the opera house viewing down to the main stage and to the make up,...More

Thank CMSoon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I never get sick of the beautiful Opera and it’s surroundings ♥️ The inside is wonderful to look at, outside is wonderful note to look on and look from and walk on... Perfect selfie-place 😉

Thank sanelab2222
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’d like to give this review at 5* but we didn’t go inside so I feel like it’d be unfair to do that. But I feel it was ingenious how you can walk up and around the opera house. Yes I’m not going to lie,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing view. It was snowing, so it really felt like white paradise with the Opera right across my eyes. It's close to Oslo Sentrum, so it is interesting to visit during the night and day. It has a view over the fjord and the city,...More

Thank RitaMelo26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very unique design. One can walk to the top of the building. View is awesome and its one of the must visit spots for tourist. One can enjoy the scenic view during the days. At night one can see the enlightened city view.

Thank Mohitmrj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, we never went to see a ballet or an opera but we walked on the roof. Yep, it is such a cool thing to do, walk on the roof of the opera house. The building is white, with these long sloping roofs over a...More

Thank FrequentFlier756853
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a walk. Structure is quite impressive, just on the water. Bar and services inside. Must see

Thank GaeFire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A abosloute must visit was fun to walk up to the roof top and looked over a fantastic veiw. We also had a look inside good place to warm up have coffee toilet stop and,spend some money in the shop

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Response from Fabrizio M | Reviewed this property |
At least 3 hours.after all don Giovanni had thousands of woman 😊
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Saiyidatus S
1 February 2018|
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Response from Madeleine V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no entry fees, to look around in the foyer, cafe or restaurant (and roof of course). Had lunch at the restaurant, good food.
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1 February 2018|
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Response from stefanniederberger | Reviewed this property |
Yes you are able to enter the building but just some areas. Like the entrance hall the coffee next to it and some corridores
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