Kvadraturen is the heart of Christian IV's town Christiania, built after the town of Oslo was burnt down in 1624. The ... More
Kvadraturen is the heart of Christian IV's town Christiania, built after the town of Oslo was burnt down in 1624. The city was not renamed Oslo until 300 years later. The sculpture on Christiania Torv square symbolizes the King's words, when he decided 'The new town will lie here'. A statue of the King himself can be found on Stortorvet . Kvadraturen offers fine dining at Statholdergaarden , Mediterranean dishes at Celsius or dine in modern elegance at Brasserie Hansken . Check the website or contact +47 815 3 0555 for further information.
The National Gallery contains a stunning collection of pre war art. Many of Norway's most famous paintings are on permanent
display here, such as Tidemand and Gude's Brudeferd i Hardanger and several paintings by Munch, including The Scream (known ...
The old workshops belonging to Akers Mekaniske Verksted on the seafront beneath the town hall have been converted into what
is, especially in the summer, one of Oslo's most popular shopping and nightlife areas. There are places to eat ...
Oslo's main library was established more than 200 years ago, when Carl Deichman bequeathed his vast collection of books to
the city. Today, the Oslo Public Library houses over one million volumes. You will find the library building not ...