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OSLO OPERA HOUSE Perched on the edge of Oslo’s wa­ter­front, the opera house is one of the city’s most strik­ing land­marks, and a good place to start a tour of the Nor­we­gian cap­i­tal. A fortress of gleam­ing white Car­rara mar­ble and pol­ished glass, its harsh an­gles and geo­met­ric shape pay homage to the coun­try’s land­scape, re­sem­bling a craggy, snow-capped moun­tain or an ice­berg float­ing on the Oslo Fjord.

Built in 2008 by lo­cal ar­chi­tec­tural firm Sno­hetta, a num­ber of the build­ing’s fea­tures were de­signed to en­cour­age public in­ter­est in the arts, such as the floor-to-ceil­ing

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