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13-MAY-2013

Oslo Cathedral, royal box

On our last morning in Oslo, we visited the cathedral. Seems like it had been closed when we tried to go before. It was consecrated in 1697 and restored to its original baroque interior in 1950. Oslo Cathedral is the main church for the Church or Norway, Diocese of Oslo, as well as the parish church for downtown.

Iím pretty certain this is the box for the royal family.

The altar, posted earlier:


Nikon D800 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
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Buz Kiefer12-Nov-2015 17:17
Beautiful decorations and a very interesting subject. Vote.
Pierre09-Nov-2015 23:59
Des décorations magnifiques, de superbes places pour le couple royal! V
ZoltŠn Balogh09-Nov-2015 20:06
That's really interesting! V
larose forest photos09-Nov-2015 01:16
How interesting! I suspect you are right... it is certainly a lovely place to sit and listen to the sermon! V
John Hamers08-Nov-2015 20:20
Superb image of the royal box with great clarity and beautiful colors. V!
Alexander Kazakov08-Nov-2015 18:59
Very nice! V
Dave Petersen Photography08-Nov-2015 17:51
Two very powerful compositions with great colors and clarity. The lighting is superb and both images covey a very reverent mood. VVV
Julie Oldfield08-Nov-2015 16:10
Beautifully composed. Excellent exposure. V
janescottcumming08-Nov-2015 15:49
Must be nice to be a Royal! V
Carol Rollins08-Nov-2015 14:17
You have really nailed the details and colors. This is beautiful.
Graeme08-Nov-2015 12:33
It looks pretty luxurious and worthy of royalty! V
hamery08-Nov-2015 12:05
What a stunning shot of details and clarity, Helen. The Royal Box is really Royal and with all the fascinating deco above it ! BV
Tom LeRoy08-Nov-2015 10:39
A fine shot of the special royal box. Love the detail and colors and especially at this iso! V
Milan Vogrin08-Nov-2015 09:33
Beautiful!V!
Patrick Goossens08-Nov-2015 08:30
Very lovely. A view on the royal box and the great ceiling which is from wood if i'm correct. The paintings look rather modern.
Pieter Bos08-Nov-2015 08:06
Great capture with beautiful details, Helen! ~V
Gerard Koehl08-Nov-2015 07:55
Les détails sont superbes. V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal08-Nov-2015 07:54
Wonderful sharp image with beautiful details. V
Chris Morton08-Nov-2015 07:50
interesting restraint for royalty