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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food
“"Fisketorget" in Bergen is one of Norway's best known and most famous outdoor markets. It sells seafood, fruits and vegetables. Ever since the 1200s the iconic fish market has been a meeting spot for locals and visitors.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“All of the main museums for contemporary and classic arts in Bergen are situated along or next to Rasmus Meyers Allé, next to the Lille Lunggårdsvann lake in the middle of town. Check out www.kodebergen.no for program and updates. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Technology and wonder for children. Perfect for a long morning on a rainy day.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Soup Place
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“Perfect place for brunch or lunch. I like the ¨happy meal¨- half sandwich, half soup.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The biggest mal in the city center. It's next to the bus station and train station.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for dinner. Local cusine, short travelled food in a great atmosphere. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
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“Probably the most scenic restaurant in Bergen! You can either walk up or take the cable cart. Please note that this is seasonal (May-October) and subject to weather. You can always walk, but please respect the weather forecast, especially when it’s windy or snowing! There is a zipline on top and also a famous starting point for paragliders (you can book tandem flights online) and «Vidden», a popular hike from Ulriken to Fløyen (takes about 5-8 hours. Only for «mountain goats»!). ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Fish Market
“It's very touristy but if you want to try something a bit out of the ordinary you might find something interesting to taste! ”
  • 30 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
Tapas Restaurant
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“One of our favorites. Very cosy. Local food. Ask for their meat and beer stew; It’s fantastic. And I promise you will not have tasted better bread and butter than here! Close to the fish market ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This place organises lots of different concerts, exhibitions, festival ect. In the summer its very nice to go here and eat as the restaurant is near the water. Every Thursday from 20pm there is salsa dancing! ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Café
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“Great place for a coffee or tea, and some Norwegian style waffles with jam or brown cheese! Very special decorations. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Very nice athmosphere, "student choice" and other and the popular area Møllenpris / Nygårsdsparken Coffee bar and food. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bike Rental / Bike Share
“The theatre in Bergen; "Den nationale scene". Book tickets at ticketmaster.no. Info about plays: www.dns.no.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Route
“In this area you'll find pretty much anything of shops and it's in walking distance to "Bryggen" and the famous fish marked ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The neighborhood pub and restaurant. The food is great. Especially seafood, fish and pasta. And prices are affordable. Try a local beer and sit outside all year thanks to heating lamps. ”
  • 52 locals recommend