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. There are ten establishments with different concepts-from a diner to a night club with a disco.

Torget square, Bergen

On the city side the square has a 19th century building.

Torget square, Bergen

The lower floors are a continuous row of restaurants offering mainly seafood cuisine.

Torget square, Bergen

The Harbour Cafe entertainment complex with several halls is a popular place for fans of live music. Every year, it hosts more than 250 evenings with the participation of both local musicians and world celebrities.

Torget square, Bergen

There is a Chinese restaurant and a supermarket of the Deli de Luca retail chain.

Torget square, Bergen

On the Bay side half of the area is occupied by fish market tents.

Torget square, Bergen

The building of the Johan Harbitz & Co (Harbitzhjørnet) was built in 1936 by the architect Jens Munthe Bull, it is the first example of Scandinavian rationalism style in Bergen. The only decoration is a clock tower covered with copper sheets, originally conceived as a purely utilitarian place for advertising.

Torget square, Bergen

To the south, Torget square continues the pedestrian area of Torgallmenningen, Bergen's main public space.

Torget square, Bergen