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Fish Market, Bergen
(3.1/5 based on 3,600+ reviews on the web)
Shop and eat your way through Fish Market, the site that has served as the meeting place for fisherman, traders, and locals alike since the 12th century. Located in the very center of the city on the wharf, it is one of the most popular outdoor markets in Norway and is often bustling with action. Browse the stalls of fresh fish and other seafood and view the live catches from that morning. Purchase crab, shrimp, caviar, smoked salmon, cod, or even whale from one of the friendly fishmongers. Sample some of the local cuisine at one of the many vendors along the market. You can also buy souvenirs, local art, flowers, fruits, and vegetables here. Arrive early to avoid the crowds. A visit to Fish Market represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bergen tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Visited Bergen, this is the third time the harbour market is arranged so that very nicely, the staff has increased dramatically. I feel, however, like old fashioned simplicity is lost, unfortunately. As a market located opposite the area reminiscent of the Hanseatic era, and I feel like was just Shivering in the cold fish lined wooden box than the crab into the arranged to look like an aquarium tank, looked at how a timeless journey.
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  • We can't miss it, because it is in the city center. Once you have seen and can be tasted of the whale and the king crab, then his trail. On port 2' below you are taken by the fumes of the stands that offer you to taste this, watered with a foam. the prices are affordable but there are tourists.
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  • Even if you don't like fish, the Fish Maket is a great plae to wander around and there are great displays with masses of fresh fish to purchase. If nothing's no else appeals to you - take your camera! 
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  • Went here as a tourist, so good for that. Lots of cooked and fresh seafood. And if you fancy it you can get whale meat cooked in a variety of ways. Seafood was really good and fresh but prices are super high, so you know that you're paying for the experience to a large degree. Luckily they speak many languages here so they can cater to a lot of the tourists. Open most of the day and they have some non seafood items as well and various smoked salmon and dried fishes in case you want to take something away.
  • As many others have pointed out, the place is clearly made for tourists. It's an interesting place to visit, but if you want to eat something be ready to spend more than usual. You can have the same or even better fish in another place for less money. Just one interesting fact: there are a lot of Italians among the sellers :D
  • Lively market with shopkeepers that call out, ask where you're from, and offer samples. A real treat. Amazing variety of sea food available. There is only 1 public toilet.
  • A few stores here selling quick meal and fresh seafood. OK place. Historic place. Centrally located and plenty of other options around if you are not in the mood for fish.
  • John & Claudia Thursday 5 May. Only found one stall. No advice re where we could eat fresh sea food. It was far better when I was there in 1955. Where have the stone troughs with the live fish gone? Could not find bus for City Tour with Bergen Card. No local bus either for a tour. Most said it was a discount card and we had to pay more. BAD! BAD! BAD!