Oslo Opera House; The roof of the building angles to ground level creating a large plaza inviting pedestrians to walk up and enjoy the panoramic views of Oslo. The angles and paving materials are also skateboard-friendly allowing skateboarders to use some areas.  While much of the building is covered in white granite and La Facciata, a white Italian marble, the stage tower is clad in white aluminum in a design by Løvaas & Wagle evoking old weaving patterns. (photo by Kim Erlandsen)

Oslo Opera House; The roof of the building angles to ground level creating a large plaza inviting pedestrians to walk up and enjoy the panoramic views of Oslo. The angles and paving materials are also skateboard-friendly allowing skateboarders to use some areas. While much of the building is covered in white granite and La Facciata, a white Italian marble, the stage tower is clad in white aluminum in a design by Løvaas & Wagle evoking old weaving patterns. (photo by Kim Erlandsen)

La rampe d'accès à la grande salle de l'Opéra (Oslo) by dalbera, via Flickr

La rampe d'accès à la grande salle de l'Opéra (Oslo) by dalbera, via Flickr

Getting Their Shot Photograph by Wim Uyttenbroeck, National Geographic Your Shot  “The Oslo Opera House is a very special place,” writes Wim Uyttenbroeck, who captured this picture in the Norwegian capital. “These three colorful photographers make a nice contrast against the white stone and plate glass of the building. The white clouds in the sky make the picture complete.

Tourists photograph the Oslo Opera House in this National Geographic Photo of the Day from the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest.

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