Postcard from Oslo, Norway 9

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This is the oldest building of Oslo’s main train station (built 1882), originally the trains stopped inside this building, but today the platforms are outside and a new building added.

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………and a tiger…….

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More from Oslo:

Prinsens gate

Akershus Fortress

Kvadraturen

The Opera

Dronning Eufemias gate

Postcard from Oslo, Norway 8

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Ant King and Heffanutt took a little detour in this flower pot for some reason, maybe they were hiding from a dog…

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A street light guys? Hmm, what can write about that? If I remember it correctly Karl Johan got new street lights in 2005 in this old fashion style

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Postcard from Oslo, Norway 7

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Karl Johans gate (street) consists of two streets that have been linked together at Egertorget. The two following photos show the view from Egertorget to the Castle and from Egertorget to the train station.

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The following photo was taken the first weekend in January, Christmas decorations is still up. Heffanutt wants to show you the “Freia sign”.  In 2009 this Illuminated advertising sign celebrated 100 years. 23 of December 1909 it was lit for the first time and became Norway and Europas first Illuminated advertising sign. In 2009 it was still Northern Europas largest illuminated advertising sign (I don`t know if it still is today). In 1925 the clock was added. Several changes have been made to it throughout the years, you can see pictures of the different designs here (Norwegian site)

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Grand Hotel (1874)  is best known as is the annual venue of the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Grand Café, where Henrik Ibsen used to eat every day is on the left side of the hotel entrance.

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Something for The Ant King, an ice skating rink, plenty of room for his pirouettes:

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