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Sightseeing in Bergen - what to see. Complete travel guide

Bergen Town Square The city was founded in 1070 on the shore of the bay by the king Olav Kyrre. Several decades later a huge castle Bergenhus made of stone was built here.

This town is widely known by its splendid moderate climate. Bergen traditionally attracts large number of visitors. Tourists are attracted not only by the climate and nature of this place, but also by the large number of sights and other cultural values. Moreover, we should mention that Bergen is a town with well-developed infrastructure. Here you will find large number of hotels and resorts.
Henneby Apartments deserve to be mentioned among the most charming hotels of Bergen. This accommodation place is located within walking distance from the fish market and numerous historical … Open
One of the sights of this city is Bergen embankment. This is a beautiful, original and romantic place that traditionally attracts many people. Bergen Cathedral is not only an important historical, but also a religious sight. Also don’t forget to visit medieval castle Bergenhus and its famous Hakon hall that has managed to survive through centuries in its pristine condition. After this move your feet to amazingly beautiful Rosencrantz tower. Sure, we cannot fail to mention Frederiksberg and Sverresborg castles, as well as “The Hill of Trolls” – a museum full of wonders that will definitely not leave you indifferent. Finally, if you are into inventions and technical progress, you will be definitely conquered by the Technical Museum of Bergen. In Bergen everyone will find places of interest according to own taste.
Those fond of exciting excursions will be interested to see Ganeziysky Museum, which is considered one of the most interesting in the country. It was founded in 1872 by a wealthy local merchant, this museum contains a very interesting collection of antiques. Walking through the rooms, you can see antique wooden furniture, paintings and statues, as well as old books and items of tableware. After the founding of the museum locals laughed at merchant because old things were not of any value at the time. King supported the bold initiative of a merchant, and so the museum was opened, and is now thriving for more than 100 years.  Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bergen has plenty of fantastic accommodation places with historic setting. Det Hanseatiske Hotel lies in the heart of the city. It is located in a renovated 16th-century building. Pristine … Open
One of the historical symbols of Bergen is Fløibanen funicular, it opened in 1918. A trip there will a memorable event; during the ascent you can admire the panorama of the city and famous tourist attractions. At the top station of the cable car is a beautiful park equipped with viewing platforms, special areas for barbecues, as well as playgrounds for children. 
Bergen Gamlehaugen Palace is considered to be an outstanding architectural monument, not so far ago, at the end of the 19th century in its place was a small dilapidated chalet. In 1898 it was purchased by Christian Michelson, he completely rebuilt the house and turned it into a luxurious palace. After the owner's death the palace became the seat of government, today, some of its rooms are open to visitors. Within the palace there is an interesting collection of antique furniture, hunting trophies and artwork. It is surrounded by a large orchard, which is also available for walking around. 
Couples who choose this Northern city for a romantic holiday should pay attention to Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Bergen. This residence offers luxurious rooms with panoramic views of … Open
A visit to the Fish Market can be a nice change from historical sights; it is located in the heart of the city. In addition to dozens of species of fish and seafood in the market fresh fruit and vegetables are sold, and more tourists are attracted here by a large selection of souvenirs. At the market there are several outdoor cafes, which prepare the popular fish dishes. For example, here you can taste the wonderful barbecue sandwiches with salmon or seafood. 
Sotra Bridge For those who want to take beautiful memorial photos, it is certainly worth a look in the old gazebo Musikkpaviljongen. Bergen has preserved many beautiful old pavilions, but this is one of the most beautiful, it is located in the main city park.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bergen and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Bergen
♥   Shopping area ' Strandgaten' Bergen, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bergen
♥   Castle 'Sverresborg Castle' Bergen, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Damsgård Manor' , 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gamlehaugen' , 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Barony Rosendal' , 59.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bergen
♥   National Park 'Folgefonna' , 68.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Norway: things to see

It's simply impossible to mention all landmarks and places of interest in Norway as absolutely every part of this country is rich in natural and historic places of interest. The capital of the country, Oslo, is a must visit destination and a great place to start exploration of the country. There are several historic buildings in the central part of Oslo. The capital has a great mix of new and old, and so old houses here border with modern skyscrapers. The majority of historic buildings have been transformed into museums and exhibition halls. The capital is a perfect destination for unhurried walks; travelers will find here several theatres, large trading centres and restaurants. … Open
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