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Top landmark recommendations from locals

Neighbourhood
“If you wanna pick-up a souvenir or two before your departure or wanna take a look at some of Bergens oldest houses near the pier.”
  • 142 locals recommend
Museum
“Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) is considered the greatest of the Norwegian composers. Troldhaugen is the former home of Grieg and his wife Nina Grieg. In high season there is often a lunch concert. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“By far the most iconic sight in Bergen is the colorful facade of Bryggen, the old Hanseatic Wharf first established in the 14th century. As Bryggen was rebuilt after a fire in 1702, the picturesque wooden structures have become recognized as a vital part of Bergen’s cultural heritage, and also the world’s, as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Wharf houses a small museum, shops, restaurants, and cafés.”
  • 64 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Fortress beginning as King Øystein’s estate on Holmen, which then was made into a fortress and became the residency of the feudal overlord in 1514, and the further development until the present Bergenhus Fortress. The main emphasis is on King Håkon’s estate, the wars with Sweden over control in Scandinavia, Eske Bille and the building of Bergenhus Fortress. The exhibition also shows: * The battle in Bergen harbour in 1665 and the action near Alvøen in 1808. * The IR9 effort in 1940. * The explosion at Festningskaien in 1944 and the rebuilding of Håkon’s Hall and the Rosenkrantz tower. The exhibition was earlier on display in the Rosenkrantz tower and was reopened on 24 October 2007.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Office for tourist information. You can also manage the moust online. Recommeded websites: www.visitbergen.com www.tripadvisor.com”
  • 25 locals recommend
Historic Site
“We love this local hidden treasure, on top of a fortress. Great views. Beware; it is not child friendly as it has severe drops on all sides. But bring your picnic here, and relax in the grass.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The monastery was founded in 1146 by monks from Fountains Abbey in England and was in operation until 1536 .”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
Historic Site
  • 1 local recommends
Monument / Landmark
“All roads lead to Rome, or all the roads in Bergen lead to the spot: Den blå steinen. It is the main meeting point and a reference to all people from Bergen when ranging where to meet.”
  • 1 local recommends