Old Aker Church (Norwegian: Gamle Aker kirke) is a medieval era church located in Oslo, Norway. An active parish, the church is the oldest existing building in Oslo. The church is surrounded by Old Aker Cemetery.
Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål (Norwegian: Oslo universitetssykehus, Ullevål), formerly Ullevål University Hospital (Norwegian: Ullevål universitetssykehus) in Oslo, Norway is one of the four main campuses of Oslo University Hospital. It was opened in 1887, and was an independent hospital owned by Oslo municipality and then by the state until it became part of Oslo University Hospital in 2009. It is the largest hospital in Norway.
Schola Osloensis, known in Norwegian as Oslo katedralskole (Oslo Cathedral School) and more commonly as "Katta" is a selective upper secondary school located in Oslo, Norway. The school offers the college preparatory studiespesialisering (literally: specialization for studies) of the Norwegian school system. Oslo Cathedral School is one of four schools in Norway which can trace its origins directly to the Middle Ages and is generally regarded as one of the most prestigious schools in Norway. It celebrated its 850-year anniversary in 2003.
The Cemetery of Our Saviour (Norwegian: Vår Frelsers gravlund) is a cemetery in Oslo, Norway, located north of Hammersborg in Gamle Aker district. It is located adjacent to the older Old Aker Cemetery and was created in 1808 as a result of the great famine and cholera epidemic of the Napoleonic Wars. Its grounds were extended in 1911. The cemetery has been full and thus closed for new graves since 1952, with interment only being allowed in existing family graves. The cemetery includes five sections, including Æreslunden, Norway's main honorary burial ground, and the western, southern, eastern and northern sections. The Cemetery of Our Saviour became the preferred cemetery of bourgeois and other upper-class families. It has many grand tombstones and is the most famous cemetery in Norway.
Oslo University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Oslo; HiO) was the largest state university college in Norway from 1994 to 2011, with more than 18,000 students and approx. 1800 employees. Oslo University College merged with Akershus University College to form Oslo and Akershus University College in 2011, and this institution became Oslo Metropolitan University in 2018.
Oslo Public Library (officially called in Norwegian Deichmanske bibliotek, Deichman Library), is the municipal public library serving Oslo, Norway and is the country's first and largest library. It employs over 300 people and has over 20 branches throughout the city. Registered users may use the library every day, even when it is not staffed, from 7am to 11pm. It is also possible to borrow and return books when the library is not staffed. One of the most prized books in the library's collection is the Vulgate bible of Aslak Bolt (1430–1450), Norway's only preserved liturgical handwritten manuscript from medieval times. The book itself is estimated to have been written around 1250. The head of the library from 2014 to 2016 was Kristin Danielsen.
The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs (FAD) (Norwegian: Fornyings-, administrasjons- og kirkedepartementet) was a Norwegian ministry.
Blitz is an anarchist, communist and socialist youth community in Oslo, Norway, founded in 1982. The group has often been criticized for their use of violent methods of political protest.
Trinity Church (in Norwegian, Trefoldighetskirken), is a church in the Hammersborg neighborhood in central Oslo, Norway. Trinity Church is neighbor of the government buildings in Regjeringskvartalet. It is the parish church of the parish of Trinity, belonging to the Diocese of Oslo of the Church of Norway. It is one of the largest churches in Oslo (1000 seats). The church itself is in the raw red brick, while the vaults, arches and small columns have gray scale color. The nave is octagonal with a Greek cross superimposed, with the choir in the apse, shallow transept and rectangular entrance flanked by two slender, octagonal bell towers. A central dome rises above the church. Trinity Church is the largest church in Oslo and one of the largest of the many octagonal churches in Norway, but one of few octagonal churches constructed in red brick.
Vestre Aker Church is a church at Ullevaal in Oslo that was consecrated in 1855. The church was at first named Aker Church, but was renamed to Vestre Aker Church in 1861.
Fagerborg is a neighbourhood in the St. Hanshaugen borough in Oslo, Norway. Located at the northwestern end of the borough, it is bounded by Majorstua in Frogner in the west, by Marienlyst in the north, by Adamstuen and Bolteløkka in the east, and by Bislett in the south.
Rockefeller Music Hall, ordinarily referred to simply as Rockefeller, is a concert venue in downtown Oslo, Norway. The building, known as "Torggata Bad" ("Market Street Bath") earlier used to house a public bath facility. The music hall was established in 1986. Rockefeller is owned by the Rockefeller Music Hall Company, which also owns a nightclub which is located in the same building complex, John Dee, as well as another nearby music venue, Sentrum Scene. Rockefeller is known for its high volume of concert events, very often involving pop and rock music, as well as cultural events with Norwegian and international artists such as the annual black metal Inferno Festival, running since 2001. The venue consists of a main room, a large gallery, a smaller upper gallery and lounge bar.
Barratt Due Institute of Music (initiated 1927 in Oslo, Norway) is a music education institute founded by the pianist Mary Barratt Due and the violinist Henrik Adam Due. It is a private foundation which receives government funding for parts of its activities. Located at Fagerborg in Oslo the institute offers music education from infant age through college levels.
Folketeateret (People's Theatre) is a theatre in Oslo, Norway. The building has existed longer than the theatre, and been used as a movie theatre and opera house. The theatre has 1,400 seats.
The Norwegian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (Norwegian: Kunstindustrimuseet) is a museum in Oslo, Norway. Its collection includes clothing, textile, furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, and handicrafts. Since 2003, the museum has been administratively a part of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.
St. Edmund's Church is a small church in Møllergata in Oslo, Norway. It was built in 1883-84, and is home to the Norwegian congregation of the Church of England. The church was consecrated by the Bishop of Fulham on 27 July 1884.
Lovisenberg Church (Norwegian: Lovisenberg kirke) is a church in the neighborhood of Lovisenberg in the district of St. Hanshaugen in Oslo, Norway. The church is a basilica in Romanesque Revival style. The building is made of red brick and has a gable roof covered with slate. The bell tower is located to the side of the ridge and baptismal sacristy is to the right of the main entrance.
Saint Mark's Church (Norwegian: Markus kirke) is a church in the St. Hanshaugen district of Oslo, Norway, completed in 1927. The church has entrances from Schwensen Street (Norwegian: Schwensens gate) no. 15 and on Ullevål Street (Norwegian: Ullevålsveien) no. 41.
Stortorvets Gjæstgiveri is a traditional Norwegian restaurant house in Oslo, Norway. It is located in a building from the early 18th century that is cultural heritage site. The restaurant was opened after an extensive restoration of the building in 1903. One corner is facing Stortorvet square in central Oslo. The building is two-storey, timber framed and gable roof, covered with roof tiles. The walls are not in a fully horizontal position. The building was finished at about the same time as Oslo Cathedral on the opposite side of the square.
Oslo Metropolitan University (Oslo Met or OMU; Norwegian: Oslomet – storbyuniversitetet, sometimes stylised by the institution as OsloMet – storbyuniversitetet) is a state university in Oslo and Akershus in Norway. It has around 1,400 academic employees (of which over 150 are professors/research professors, the top rank in Norway), around 20,000 students and around 800 administrative support staff.