It is situated in Pipervika in central downtown Oslo. The area was completely renovated and rebuilt to make room for the new City Hall, back in the late 1920's.
In June 2005 it was named Oslo's "structure of the century", with 30.4% of the votes.
Nobel prize for peace is given to the winner on 10th of December each year in Oslo city hall.
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