Marienlyst

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Broadcasting House. NRK radiohuset Marienlyst.jpg
Broadcasting House.
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Housing at Marienlyst.
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The local football team, FK Frigg Oslo.

Marienlyst is an area in the borough of St. Hanshaugen in Oslo. It is best known as the site of the national headquarters of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), and "Marienlyst" is often used synonymously with NRK.

St. Hanshaugen District in Norway

St. Hanshaugen is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway.

Oslo Place in Østlandet, Norway

Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040 as Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 reduced its influence, and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 it functioned as a co-official capital. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, a new city was built closer to Akershus Fortress and named Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. The city's name was spelled Kristiania between 1877 and 1897 by state and municipal authorities. In 1925 the city was renamed Oslo.

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It is located next to the University of Oslo at Blindern.

Blindern

Blindern is the main campus of the University of Oslo, located in Nordre Aker in Oslo, Norway.

Architecture

The area is characterized by functionalist architecture, some of it is of outstanding quality.

Playgrounds

A large area of green fields and sports grounds is located in Marienlyst. There is a football field, a skateboard ramp and tennis courts. Marienlyst aktivitetspark og fritidsklubb provides activities for children and youth. The area is also used for old people and for parents taking their babies for a walk in the stroller.

Marienlyst manor

Marienlyst manor (Gård) dates from 1765 and is located Blindernveien 10. It is currently a public kindergarten.

Coordinates: 59°56′07″N10°43′12″E / 59.93528°N 10.72000°E / 59.93528; 10.72000

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