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Outdoor cafes line a pedestrian street beside a park in downtown Oslo.
Barbara rests by unusual fountain.
National Theater
Fake facade of cloth covering building under renovation.
Nobel Peace Center - museum celebrating the history of the Nobel Peace Prize.
City Hall (Radhuset) - Built mostly in the 1930's, it is where the Nobel Peace prize is presented.
A free public tour allows you to view the many pieces of art inside and out
One of the huge murals in the main hall
One of the rooms in City Hall
Colorful woodcut panels adorn the exterior of the City Hall

Akerhus Castle within Akerhus Fortress. The Fortress dates from the 1300's and is still used as a military base.

Guards on patrol at Fortress
Statue of Franklin Roosevelt in gratitude for the safe refuge the US gave members of the royal family during WWII.
We took a mini-cruise on an old wooden schooner over to Bygdoy Penninsula (Go to Bygdoy Penninsula Photo Gallery to see photos from Bygdoy)
The Royal Yacht was in the harbor
Opera House
The opera house was opened in 2008 and is part of a major redevelopment of the city's eastern harbor area.
Sculpture floating outside the Opera House titled "Glacier"
View of waterfront with the city hall in the center.
Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum - the site of one of the world's oldest ski jumps (from 1892).
To win the right to host the 2011 World Ski Jump Championships, Oslo built this bigger jump to match modern ones built elsewhere.
Looking down the jump to the 50,000 seat amphitheater below.
Hotel Homenkollen
Fred in front of the ski museum which traces the evolution of the sport.

To learn more about our visit to Oslo, go to the Oslo Newsletter. To view other photo galleries from Oslo, go to Bygdoy Photo Gallery or the Vigeland Sculpture Garden Photo Gallery.

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