"Stortinget" Stortinget - Goverment Building Tip by arantha

Stortinget - Goverment Building, Oslo: 20 reviews and 34 photos

  Stortinget, Norway, 2004
by arantha
 
 

Stortinget ('the Great Council') is norwegian parliament. The Storting Building which we can see on the picture was completed in 1866 and was designed by the architect Victor Langlet. It's a very nice building from my point of view :) Not only from the outside but from the inside as well, and it has very nice guards working there ;-)

You can visit it with the English speaking guide and get to know about Norwegian history (and see all historical documents, like e.g. constitution).

There are guided tours three times a day during summer, except Saturday and Sunday, from June 20 to September 2.
The tours start at the following hours:
10.00 am / 11.30 am / 1.00 pm
There is no need to book in advance.

Saturday tours
Guided tours will be arranged every Saturday from 10 September to 10 December 2005 (except 1 October), from 7 January to 8 April and from 22 April to 10 June 2006 (except 3 June).
The tours start at the following hours:
10.00 am / 11.30 am / 1.00 pm

Address: Karl Johans gate 22
Phone: (+47) 23 31 30 50
Website: http://www.stortinget.no/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 20, 2005
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