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Fredrikstad Fortress Walls

A tunnel and storage shed are set into the walls of the Fredrikstad fortress which was built in 1666 to protect against a Swedish invasion. It looks more like a scene from the Shire in ‘Lord of the Rings’ to me.

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Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. It has also been used as a prison.

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Stormy Harbor in Oslo, Norway

A storm gives way to clearing skies over the harbor.

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Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway

The Nobel Peace Center is a showcase for the Nobel Peace Prize and the ideals it represents. The Center is also an arena where culture and politics merge to promote involvement, debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution.

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Norwegian Parliament Building in Oslo, Norway

The Parliament of Norway Building (in Norwegian “Stortingsbygningen”) is the seat of the Parliament of Norway, located in central Oslo. The building is located at Karl Johans gate 22 and was taken into use on 5 March 1866. It was designed by the Swedish architect Emil Victor Langlet.

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