Bergen Places of Interest

Bryggen Hanseatic Embankment

Bryggen Hanseatic embankment, Bergen

Tourist's acquaintance with Bergen usually begins with the Bryggen embankment, where the main historical sites of the city are located (read more )

Bryggens Museum

Bryggens Museum, Bergen

To the right of the Hanseatic Assembly is the area of archaeological excavations. The history of the Bryggen quarter goes back more than 800 years, during which time a significant cultural layer was formed (read more )

Rozenkrantz Tower

Rozenkrantz tower, Bergen

The oldest elements of the tower belong to the castle of King Magnus Lagabøtes, built in 1270 and named Bergenhus festning (read more )

Bryggen Hanseatic Quarter

Bryggen Hanseatic Quarter, Bergen

The Lubeck Union (Lubeck hansa) was formed in the 12th century by German merchant guilds to protect trade from the tyranny of feudal lords and piracy (read more )

Bredsgården Farmstead

Bredsgården  farmstead, Bergen

The largest surviving farmstead in the Hanseatic quarter of Bryggen is Called Bredsgården (Bredsgården, literally "wide manor"), its facade is 22 meters wide and includes three "Sea" houses (Sjøstue), where the owners lived and housed a shop and office (read more )

Monument of Codfish

Monument of Codfish, Bergen

Norwegian cod remained the main export commodity of Bergen merchants for four centuries of the Hansa's existence (read more )

Torget Square

Torget square, Bergen

After exploring the Hanseatic quarter, take a walk around Torget square. The Zachariasbryggen restaurant complex, rebuilt from warehouses on the pier of the same name, is located in a large white building at the beginning of the Bryggen embankment (read more )

Fisketorget Seafood Market

Fisketorget seafood market, Bergen

Along the eastern shore of Vågen bay located the rows of tents marine market Fisketorget, originating in the 13th century (read more )

Fløibanen Funicular

Fløibanen funicular, Bergen

At the end of Vetrlidsallmenningen street is the lower station of the Fløibanen funicular, where we had to climb to the observation platform of mount Fløyen (read more )