The Storting is approximately halfway along Karl Johan gate on the left, going from the Central Station towards the Palace. There is a little park behind it. Built between 1861-1866 in New Gothic style, the Parliament Building with its round centre section and driveways protected by lions looks relatively small and decorative.
And a whole parliament is supposed to fit into it? What a modest country Norway is. All summer the building appears deserted, when the members of parliament have better things... more