The first mosque in Oslo became famous after being blown up by an unexploded Nazi bomb some 20 years ago. It survived, and ... More
The first mosque in Oslo became famous after being blown up by an unexploded Nazi bomb some 20 years ago. It survived, and still belongs to Oslo's only Ahmadiyya congregation, which is also building a new mosque at Furuset. A rather controversial congregation, the Ahmadiyya consider themselves an integral part of the Moslem family, while most other Moslems unfortunately think they are heretics. The Ahmadiyya congregation keeps a rather low profile, and does not want to attract attention by calling publicly for prayer, like traditional Mosques do.
Situated within the walls of the beautiful Akershus Fortress in an over 300 year old, half timbered house, this permanent
exhibition takes you through the history of the Norwegian resistance movement during World War II. Small models of many ...
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 ...