Oslo Opera House – The home to Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo

The home of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theater in Norway. The structure contains 1,100 rooms in a total area of 49,000 m2. The main stage is 16 meter wide and 40 meter deep. The angled exterior surfaces of the building are covered with marble from Carrara, Italy and white granite and […]

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The Gokstad ship – Τhe largest preserved Viking ship in Norway is being exhibited in Oslo

In 1880, sons of the owner of Gokstad farm, having heard of the legends surrounding the site, uncovered the bow of a boat while digging in the still frozen ground. As word of the find got out, Nicolay Nicolaysen, then President of the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments, began excavating the mound from the […]

The Norwegian Nazi is being punished in Oslo

The civil leadership of the resistance, represented by lawyer Sven Arntzen, demanded Quisling be treated like any other murder suspect and, on 9 May, Quisling and his ministers turned themselves in to police.Quisling was transferred to Cell 12 in Møllergata 19, the main police station in Oslo. The cell was equipped with a tiny table, a basin, […]