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Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, Bergen

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Walk about the lush gardens of Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, a prime Norwegian Renaissance monument, and learn about the history through multilingual signage. The governor of Bergenhus, Erik Rosenkrantz, built the fortified tower in the 1560s as his residence, although the oldest parts date back to the 1270s. The cellar houses the infamous dungeon, where prisoners were kept from the end of the 15th century until the 19th century. Climb up the slender stairway to the rooftop, which offers views over the harbor, waterfront, and city. Put Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen into our Bergen vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bergen.
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  • Went there yesterday with my boyfriend. We checked opening hours online where it says you are open until 16 PM on Saturdays. We were there at 15.45 and the place was already closed. The sign at the do...  read more »
  • After reading all the good reviews here on Tripadvisor we decided to add a visit to here on Sunday. Must say I was a little disappointed. Had great expectations for the exhibition on ' the witch ' Anne Pedersdatter. But this was only in a small room and consisted only of a few text posters plus some pillows with excerpts of the handwritten verdict. It was certainly an interesting story to read about, but in contemporary museums expect a little more. The other rooms in the Tower contained little and nothing. In addition, it was not possible to go up on the roof. maintenance.
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  • We went to Rosenkrantz Tower and Bergen fortress while visiting Bergen. We had the Bergen card so it was free to explore. Follow the arrows to make sure you do not miss any rooms. It was neat to learn...  read more »
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