Oslo

What is Oslo known for?


architectural influence

. Christian Heinrich Grosch, one of the first architects educated completely within Norway, designed the original building for the Oslo Stock Exchange (1826–1828), the local branch of the Bank of Norway (1828), Christiania Theatre (1836–1837), and the first campus for the University of Oslo (1841–1856). For the university buildings, he sought the assistance of the renowned German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. German architectural influence persisted in Norway, and many wooden buildings followed the principles of Neoclassicism. In Oslo, the German architect Alexis de Chateauneuf designed Trefoldighetskirken (Trefoldighetskirken (Oslo)), the first neo-gothic church, completed by von Hanno in 1858. A number of landmark buildings, particularly in Oslo, were built in the Functionalist (functionalism (architecture)) style (better known in the US and Britain as Modernist), the first being Skansen restaurant (1925–1927) by Lars Backer, demolished in 1970. Backer also designed the restaurant at Ekeberg, which opened in 1929. Kunstnernes Hus art gallery by Gudolf Blakstad and Herman Munthe-Kaas (1930) still shows the influence of the preceding classicist trend of the 1920s. The redevelopment of Oslo Airport (Gardermoen) (by the Aviaplan consortium) at Gardermoen, which opened in 1998, was Norway's largest construction project to date. File:Oslo Skyline.jpg Oslo Harbor File:Grand Central Station Oslo Norway photo D Ramey Logan.jpg Grand Central Station at night File:Oslo Opera House seen from Langkaia.JPG The Opera house File:Akershus festning.jpg Akershus fortress File:Frognerkilen - 2011-09-07 at 21-36-46.jpg Fort Oslo Marina File:Oslo Sentralstasjon.JPG Jernbanetorget File:Aker Brygge (with City Hall).jpg Aker brygge File:Astrup Fearnley 009.JPG The art gallery of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo File:Bydel_Bjerke,_Linderud_%26_Veitvet_fra_Kalbakken.jpg Bjerke, a high populated urban area with high population density of 3,100 km2 File:Bjorvika mars2013.JPG The skyline of Oslo. Politics and government WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo


large romantic

, but it might be difficult to discern them. Snøhetta, the Rondane mountain range and all the mountains of Valdres, like Bitihorn can be seen from this summit. To the west many of the summits in Jotunheimen can be admired - most prominent among them from this vantage point - Glittertind, the distant neighbor to the northwest He is particularly noted as a great interpreter of large Romantic (Romantic music) works, for his performances of opera, in particular the operas


ålesund

services to Tromsø and Oslo; there are also irregular charter services to Russia. Lufttransport provides regular corporate charter services from Longyearbyen to Ny-Ålesund Airport and Svea Airport for Kings Bay and Store Norske; these flights are in general not available to the public. ref>

2009 Lufttransport provides regular corporate charter services from Longyearbyen to Ny-Ålesund Airport and Svea Airport for Kings Bay and Store Norske; these flights are in general not available to the public. There are heliports

, services have been mainly to Oslo, Bergen, and Trondheim. The airport had 403,150 terminal passengers in 2007. The nearest international airport is Ålesund Airport, Vigra. After a few years studying in the neighboring city Molde, Bjørnson was sent at the age of 17 to Heltberg Latin School (''Heltbergs Studentfabrikk'') in Christiania (Oslo) to prepare for university. This was the same school that trained Ibsen (Henrik Ibsen), Lie (Jonas Lie), and Aasmund Olavsson Vinje


movie featured

the highest authority in Norway until he left office in 1836, except for a brief period in 1833 when Crown Prince Oscar (Oscar I of Sweden) was appointed viceroy (viceroy of Norway). The Christian Radich and its Norwegian crew were filmed while sailing from Oslo, across the Atlantic to the Caribbean, to New York City, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and then back home to Oslo. The movie featured a score by Morton Gould, with additional musical performances by cellist


metal style

also lived and worked there. The shop's walls were painted black and bedecked with medieval weapons, posters of bands, and picture discs, while its window featured a polystyrene tombstone. The opening of Helvete led to the black metal style spreading among Norwegian bands. As Daniel Ekeroth wrote in 2008, Within just a few months of Helvete opening , many young musicians had become obsessed with Euronymous and his ideas


genre+dark

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outstanding collection

and restaurant which serves unpretentious, good food. They have an outstanding collection of akevitt (akvavit), the Scandinavian potato spirit that you should check out, though you won't necessary love it unconditionally. *


service international

of domestic Faroese destinations can be reached from Vágar by the Atlantic Airways helicopter service. International destinations include Copenhagen, Aalborg and Billund (Billund, Denmark) in Denmark, Reykjavík in Iceland, Aberdeen and London in the United Kingdom, Narsarsuaq (Narsarsuaq Airport) in Greenland and Oslo and Stavanger in Norway. In 1985, Dan-Air inaugurated a seasonal scheduled route linking Gatwick with Innsbruck


outstanding food

gate 5 lat long directions tram 12 to Elisenberg or bus 30,31 to Frogner kirke phone tollfree fax hours price content A feast for everyone involved, except perhaps your wallet. Exquisite dining at corporate prices. *


work play

Mad " from ''Final Fantasy VI''.

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Oslo

name Oslo coatofarms Oslo komm.svg county Oslo idnumber 0301 '''Oslo''' ( ) is the capital and the most populous city (List of towns and cities in Norway) in Norway. Oslo constitutes both a county (Counties of Norway) and a municipality (Municipalities of Norway).

Founded around 1000 AD, and established a "kaupstad" or trading place in 1048 by King Harald III (Harald III of Norway), the city was elevated to a bishopric (diocese of Oslo) in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V (Haakon V of Norway) around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 (Kalmar Union) and again from 1536 to 1814 (Denmark–Norway) and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 (Union between Sweden and Norway) reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, the city was moved closer to Akershus Castle during the reign of King Christian IV (Christian IV of Norway) and renamed '''Christiania''' in his honour. It was established as a municipality (List of municipalities of Norway) (''formannskapsdistrikt'') on 1 January 1838. Following a spelling reform, it was known as '''Kristiania''' from 1877 to 1925, when its original Norwegian name was restored.

Oslo is the economic (Economy of Norway) and governmental (Politics of Norway) centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. It is an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are among the world's largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme.

Oslo is considered a global city and ranked "Beta World City" in studies performed by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network in 2008.

As of January 2014 the city of Oslo has a population of 634,000.

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