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1. St Mary's ChurchBook Ticket*
St Mary's Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Bryggen area in the central part of the city of Bergen. It is one of the churches for the Bergen Cathedral parish which is part of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The large, gray stone church was built in a long church design using plans drawn up by an unknown architect. The church seats about 240 people. The construction of the church is believed to have started in the 1130s or 1140s and completed around 1180, making this church the oldest remaining building in the whole city of Bergen. There have been a few fires that burned the church, as well as several renovations and reconstructions, most recently in 2013.
2. Bryggen Hanseatic WharfBook Ticket*
3. TreetBook Free Tour*
The tree is a building in Bergen, located in the immediate vicinity of the Puddefjord Bridge. The building is designed as wooden buildings with glulam beams such as outer and inner skeletons, and has 14 floors above the base in concrete which includes parking and technical main installations. Bergen and Omegn Boligbyggelag were the builder, while the architectural firm Artec project Team AS designed the building.
The Snorrem monument is the names of monuments in Norway and Iceland raised in memory of Snorre Sturlason, an Icelandic poet and chief who is best known for writing Heimskringla, a collection of sagas or stories about Norwegian kings, in the 1220s. , also referred to as "Snorre-Steinen" and "Snorre-Bautaen", was a monument at Nisseberget at Slottsparken at the end of Karl Johans gate. The monument was an eight meter high bauta in granite. It was unveiled by Gulbrand Lunde, who was Minister of Culture in Vidkun Quisling's second government, September 23, 1941 on the 700th anniversary of Snorre Sturlasson's death. The monument was removed at liberation after World War II. It is uncertain what happened to the bauta. July 20, 1947, a memorial was unveiled over Snorre on Reykholt, Iceland, the place he lived from 1206 until he was killed in 1241. The monument consists of a sculpture designed by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland in 1938 and was intended as a gift for 700 -The annual mark for Snorre's death. In 1948, a copy of the monument was set up on the square at Mary's Church in Bergen. It was later moved to the Dreggsallmenningen at the entrance to the Bryggens Museum. Vigeland's statue of Snorre is 2.54 meters high and stands on an approximately three meter high shelf. The shelf has the inscriptions "Snorri Sturluson", "1178", "1241" and "Norwegians Reistu".
5. Motehuset Sundt
Sundt's goods magazine is located in Torgallmenningen 14 in the center of Bergen. The building was designed by the architect Per Grieg, and the Stormagasinet opened on July 18, 1938. 50 years later, in 1988, the building was protected, as a result of the cultural heritage being threatened by extension in height. What is preserved by the original interior is also included in the conservation. Healthy goods magazine is considered one of the main works of functionalism in Norway. In 1961, the architect was awarded the Houen Fonds diploma for the building. The building is currently owned by DNB Næringsseiendom AS. In the period 2022-24, the entire building will be rehabilitated, due to rust damage to the reinforcing iron. The building is completely closed while the improvement is ongoing.
Holy Cross Church is a special parish church in Bergen municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is situated in the centre of the city of Bergen, just east of the head of the Vågen bay. The church is located at the intersection of the streets Kong Oscars gate and Nedre Korskirkeallmenningen. It is one of the churches for the Bergen domprosti parish which is part of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The large stone church was built in a cruciform design around the year 1150 using plans drawn up by an unknown architect. The church seats about 600 people.
7. Maritime Museum
The Bergen Maritime Museum was founded on April 13, 1921 and had an official opening on February 18, 1927. In 1962, the museum moved into its own building designed by architect Per Grieg. It has a monumental Romanesque style with powerful stone walls. The exhibition premises are built around an inner atrium with glass walls that help make them light and pleasant. The exhibitions cover the entire maritime history from the oldest times to our time. Here are several unique items and a comprehensive collection of models of well -known vessels. The museum is also used as a banquet room.
The meat bazaar is located in the Vetrlidsallmenningen 2 in Bergen. The city's Bazar, which was originally called, was designed by City Conductor and architect Conrad Fredrik von der Lippe, and erected 1874-1876 in neo -Romanesque style. Art historian Per Jahn Lavik calls the style "Florentine neo -Renessanse". Von der Lippe also designed two important flank buildings for the meat bazaar, the Vetrlidsalmenningen 1 and the Murtasken to the Hanseatic Museum. The meat bazaar was built to control the square trade and the turnover of food, with regard to cheating and hygiene.
9. St. Markus kirke
St. Mark's Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Løvstakksiden neighborhood in the borough of Årstad in the city of Bergen. It is one of the two churches for the Løvstakksiden parish which is part of the Bergensdalen prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, plastered brick church was built in a long church design and in an art deco style in 1939 using plans drawn up by the architects Sverre Losnedahl and Nicolay Brøndmo. The church seats about 650 people.
10. St. John's Church
St. John's Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Sydnes area of the city of Bergen. It is one of the five churches for the Bergen Cathedral parish which is part of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The red brick church was built in a cruciform design between 1891 and 1894 in the Gothic Revival style. The architect was Herman Backer. The church seats about 1250 people, making it the largest church in Bergen. It was consecrated on 15 March 1894.
Hagerupgården or Stiftsgården is located at Rådstuplass 9 in Bergen. The building is a Baroque palace designed after the city fire on May 19, 1702. The building is attributed to architect Johan Conrad Ernst and the house drawings were delivered to the Regulatory Commission before 20 May 1703, the year after the city fire. Mason Hans Martin Heintz was the executive builder for the construction of the farm in 1704–1705. Responsible for the sandstone details were three Italian stone jugs named Giovanni Maria Fontana, Charles Fera and Gallias Qvadrat.
Christiestøten is a statue of parliamentary president and eidsvollman Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie (1778–1849) at the Museum’s natural history collections in Bergen. From here he looks beyond Christie’s street, the street that bears his name through the city center, reminding us to follow the constitution. The cloak hanging over the shoulder, boots and book roll reminiscent of Roman times statues, and is the expression of the artist Christopher Borch’s ambition to highlight the historical significance of Christie’s efforts for Norway.
13. Fløibanen, nedre stasjon;Fløibanen
The Fløibanen is a funicular railway in the Norwegian city of Bergen. It connects the city centre with the mountain of Fløyen, with its mountain walks and magnificent views of the city. It is one of Bergen's major tourist attractions and one of Norway's most visited attractions. The line is 844 m (2,769 ft) long, covers a height difference of 302 m (991 ft), and carries over one million passengers a year. The line is owned by Fløibanen AS, a company with a number of shareholders, the biggest being the municipality of Bergen.
14. Bergen Court House
The courthouse in Bergen is located at Tårnplass 2 in Bergen in Hordaland, on the corner towards Christian Michelsens gate. The courthouse was designed by Bergen architect Egill Reimers in 1928 and was completed in 1933. His prized draft had the motto "Respect for the Law." The building has a total of 12,000 sqm spread over six floors, plus basement and attic. The house has 25 courtrooms and currently houses Hordaland District Court. Until the autumn of 2011, the Gulating Court of Appeal was also located in the courthouse.
15. Grand Hotel Terminus
Grand Hotel Terminus is a hotel in Zander Kaaes gate 6 in Bergen, close to the city's train station. The hotel is part of the hotel family "De Bergenske". The neoclassical hotel was designed by architects Fredrik Arnesen and Arthur Darre Kaarbø. It opened on Friday 20 April 1928 as a representative hotel for the National Exhibition in Bergen. The hotel then had 115 guest rooms with 150 beds, bathrooms and shower baths. On the attic floor there was a bedroom for 25 servants. The restaurant could seat 200 guests.
16. West Norway Museum of Decorative Art
The permanent, former code 1 and the Western Art Industry Museum, is an art museum in the center of Bergen. The museum is part of Code Art Museums and Composerhjem. It was founded in 1887 on the initiative of Johan Bøgh. Bøgh was director at the museum until 1931. In 1896, the museum moved into "the permanent exhibition building". The permanent is a monumental building in neo -Renessance, designed by architect Henry Bertram Bucher (1864–1944). The building was on the Bergen fire in 1916, but was saved.
17. Landås kirke
Landås Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Landås neighborhood in the Årstad borough of the city of Bergen. It is the church for the Landås parish which is part of the Bergensdalen prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, concrete church was built in a fan-shaped design with a very modern style in 1966 using plans drawn up by the architect Ola Kielland-Lund. The church seats about 600 people.
18. St. Jørgen hospitalkirke
St George's Church, Bergen is a historic church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. This is also the site of the Leprosy Museum. Although it is no longer regularly used, it is one of the churches in the Bergen domprosti parish which is part of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The green, wooden church was built in a cruciform design in 1706 using plans drawn up by an unknown architect. The church seats about 125 people.
19. Storetveit kirke
Storetveit Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Fjøsanger neighborhood in Årstad borough in the city of Bergen. It is the church for the Storetveit parish which is part of the Bergensdalen prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The large, stone church was built in a long church design in 1930 using plans drawn up by the architect Ole Landmark. The church seats about 600 people.
20. Årstad kirke
Årstad Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Årstad neighborhood in the city of Bergen. It is the church for the Årstad parish which is part of the Bergensdalen prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The large, stone church was built in a cruciform design and a Neo-Gothic style in 1890 using plans drawn up by the architect Christian Christie. The church seats about 560 people.
21. Fridalen kirke
Fridalen Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Fridalen neighborhood in the borough of Årstad in the city of Bergen. It is the church for the Fridalen parish which is part of the Bergensdalen prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, stone church was built in a rectangular style in 1937 using designs by the architect Peter Andersen. The church seats about 450 people.
22. St. Jakob kirke
Saint James's Church is a special parish church in Bergen municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Nygård area of the city of Bergen. The church is part of Bergen Cathedral parish in the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, plastered brick church was built in a long church design in 1921 using plans drawn up by the architect Daniel Muri. The church, which seats about 550 people, was consecrated on 5 May 1921.
23. Old Bergen
The Old Bergen Museum is an open -air museum located in the area Ytre Sandviken. It is built around the old pleasure site Elsesro. The museum was opened in 1949 and is now part of the City Museum in Bergen. The open-air museum has buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries that have moved from different regions in Bergen to this area. The building stock consists mainly of one and two-story log houses with table cloth and pan tint.
24. Bergen domkirke
Bergen Cathedral is a cathedral in the city of Bergen in Vestland county, Norway. It is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Bjørgvin as well as the seat of the "Bergen domkirke" parish and the seat of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery). It is part of the Church of Norway. The first recorded historical reference to this church is dated 1181. It retains its ancient dedication to Saint Olaf. The cathedral seats about 900 people.
The tram hall is located in Thormøhlensgate 23 in the Møhlenpris district in Bergen. The tram hall is owned by Bergen municipality and is currently used by Bergen Technical Museum. The facility consists of a number of different buildings. The main buildings are the tram hall, the garage building and the omnibus workshop. The nearest neighbour is Tram City, which is housing for tramway officials.
26. Social Science Library
The University of Bergen Library was officially established in 1948, but is a continuation of Bergen Museum's library, which was founded at the same time as the museum itself by Stiftsamtmann Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie in 1825. The University Library is a public scientific library. The library is part of the overall academic and educational offer at the University of Bergen.
27. Mon Plaisir
Mon Plaisir is a gazebo pavilion in Fjellveien, north of Mulelven, in Ladegården in Bergen. As part of the park of the Christinegård pleasure resort, the pavilion was built by Michael D. Prahl around 1836. The wooden building is shaped like a small Roman temple with Ionic columns. The French text "MON PLAISIR" is painted on the frieze of the temple front and signifies my joy.
28. Bergen Kunsthall
Bergen Kunsthall is an art gallery at Lille Lungegårdsvann in the center of Bergen that produces exhibitions of measurement pieces, art installations, etc., stands for presentation, dissemination and sale of contemporary art, and provides consulting help. The art exhibition during the annual music festival play in Bergen, the festival exhibition, hosted in Bergen Kunsthall.
Sandviksfjellet is a mountain in the city of Bergen in Vestland county, Norway. It is one of the traditional seven mountains that surround the city centre of Bergen. The mountain lies on the east side of the city neighborhood of Sandviken, just north of the mountain Fløyen. The European route E39 highway runs through the mountain as part of the Fløyfjell Tunnel.
The Nordnes Park is a public park in the municipality of Bergen in Vestland county, Norway. The park is located near the centre of the city of Bergen on the northwestern end of the Nordnes peninsula. It was established in 1888-1898 after an initiative from Edvard G. Johannessen in Det nyttige Selskab. The park covers about 32.7 decares of land.
31. Theta museum
The Theta Museum is a museum in Bergen, Norway. It is a one-room museum in a room that was used by the Norwegian resistance group known as the Theta group to send radio messages to England under the Nazi German occupation during World War II. The room was opened to the public in 1982, and is the smallest museum in Norway.
32. Siljustøl museum
Harald Sigurd Johan Sæverud was a Norwegian composer. He is most known for his music to Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt, Rondo Amoroso, and the Ballad of Revolt. Sæverud wrote nine symphonies and a large number of pieces for solo piano. He was a frequent guest conductor of his own works with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
33. Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek
Bergen Public Library is a library building and public library institution in Bergen, Norway. Founded in 1872, it is the second largest public library in Norway. In addition to the main building in Bergen's city centre, Bergen Public Library operates nine branch offices and the library service in Bergen's two prisons.
34. Skur 11
Skur 11 is a building of 8 x 30 meters at Bryggen in Bergen. The shed was built in 1905-1906 by Bergen Harbour, following drawings by Johs. Meyer. The shed has a simple steel structure and is covered with green wall plates. The building has eight granite columns originally adorned by wrought iron decorations.
Nykirken is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Bergen Municipality in Vestland county, Norway. It is located in the Nordnes area of the city of Bergen. It is one of the churches for the Bergen Cathedral parish which is part of the Bergen domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Bjørgvin.
Manufakturhuset is located in Peter Motzfeldts gate 2 in Bergen. The house is considered the largest secular building in Bergen from the Baroque period and the country's oldest "factory building". The building has served as a workhouse, forced labor facility, church, school and government offices.
37. Bergen Leprosy Museum
The Leprosy Museum, also called St. Jørgens Hospital, is located in Marken in Bergen city centre, and is today run by Bergen City Museum. In recent years, the museum has been the subject of increasing attention, and has in recent years been nominated for several national and international awards.
Galleriet is a shopping centre at Torgallmenningen in Bergen city centre. The center opened on 12 November 1988 and is one of Bergen city center's largest shopping centers. The center has 70 stores in most industries, spread over 7 floors. In 2018, the centre underwent extensive rehabilitation.
39. Gerhard Armauer Hansen
Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen was a Norwegian physician, remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae in 1873 as the causative agent of leprosy. His distinguished work was recognized at the International Leprosy Congress held at Bergen in 1909.
41. Bergen Technical Museum
42. Forum Scene
43. Norges Fiskerimuseum
The Tollboden or the Customs Chamber building, Bergen Tollsted, is located in Tollbodallmenningen 2A at Vågen in Bergen and is considered among the main works in Norwegian architecture in the mid-18th century.
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