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Bryggen, Bergen

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Pier / Boardwalk Historic Walking Area
Explore the shops, galleries, pubs, restaurants, and museums dispersed within the medieval wooden buildings of Bryggen, designated a World Heritage Site in 1979. The site dates back to before 1070, and developed into an important Norwegian trading center with an office of the Hanseatic League opened here in 1360. Today the town is one of the most visited attractions in Norway. Wander the ancient alleys, sit and people-watch along the waterfront, and admire the Nordic houses. Stop by the Hanseatic trade building built in 1702, the Maria Church, the Bryggen Museum, the Hanseatic Museum, or Schotstuene assembly rooms on your way around town. Make Bryggen a centerpiece of your Bergen vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bergen trip builder.
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  • It's a pretty picture. There are quite a few stores on the wharf that we wandered in and out of. In the same area is the Rock and Roll diner that we found quite fun as it was just like walking into an...  more »
  • What's good The colours, the open space, the crowd and the buzz. What's not good Peak seasons are the most attractive else it gets dull in winters. What to do Roam around. Have a beer at the wharf. Vi...  more »
  • The postcard houses of Bergen. It is really worth a visit to them, and after entering the narrow corridors between the houses you will be surprised. They go deep down into the backyards and there are ...  more »
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  • Sure its touristy, but it's charming and a designated Unesco world heritage site for good reason. They take great care in its preservation work - buildings largely uses pine wood. A nice place for a stroll and a coffee. Venture into its back alleys as well.
  • Open air fish market, fresh seafood grilled to order. Halibut, Whale, King Crab, Lobster 😊 And Reindeer Hot Dogs.
  • It is a really nice place to take a walk by the sea but maybe not so cool for shops dinners and locals. There are not cheap and not so cool. Also, the majority of the wooden houses are closed.
  • Wonderful place in Bergen. You can walking around and buy some delicious food in fish market.
  • Must see in Bergen, Bryggen is really charming. Have a walk in the little streets around, they are some great hidden little shops'