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Outdoors by the canons I was trying to recreate the shot in 2003 when I sat on the canons but couldn't do it.
... hint of the arctic with it. The Arctic Cathedral is an interesting building architecturally - new, bright and modern, and everything the traditional stave churches are not. I think I prefer the stave churches. Near the cathedral was the cable car up to Storsteinen (421m). I figured this was my last chance to get a proper view of some mountains, and maybe even the Lyngen alps. The views of Tromsø from the station at the top were spectacular, and ...
... of the water. The roof is supported by thin angled columns also designed not to interfere with views.
Interior surfaces are covered in oak to bring warmth to spaces in contrast to the coolness of the white exterior. The main auditorium is a horseshoe shape and illuminated by an oval chandelier containing 5,800 handmade crystals. Seats include monitors for the electronic libretto system, allowing audiences ...
... the kind young man. All the shops are closed on Sunday - good for Bob :-) I could only do window shopping. I found there are more shops like our Crate and Barrel or Pottery Barn in Oslo, selling things that I found interesting and attractive.
We had lunch at the Asian restaurant that we found yesterday, not far from the city hall. We ordered a Chinese black bean duck dish, and a Japanese cod fish dish. Both were quite good, very tasty. The duck was a little too gamy for my ...
... group and start to really enjoy the cruise. Starting in Naerayfjorden and travelling on through Sognefjoden and eventually Aurlandsfjorden you just can't believe how beautiful this cruise is! From a depth of over 1,000 meters to the top of Bleia at 1,717 meters above sea level, incredible! We constantly pass by waterfalls cascading down the mountains, their peaks shrouded in mist. Goats clinging perilously to the side of the steep hills, farmhouses built in the most ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Charming and with great location, but could need some upgrading
- Didn't like it that much
- Great hotel, great location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $179
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $173
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....