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Explore interesting sights in Bergen, Norway. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 45 sights are available in Bergen, Norway.

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1. Sandviksfjellet

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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.

Wikipedia: Sandviksfjellet (EN)

2. St Mary's Church

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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.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Church, Bergen (EN), Website

3. Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf

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Bryggen, also known as Tyskebryggen, is a series of Hanseatic heritage commercial buildings lining up the eastern side of the Vågen harbour in the city of Bergen, Norway. Bryggen has been on the UNESCO list for World Cultural Heritage sites since 1979.

Wikipedia: Bryggen (EN), Heritage Website

4. Treet

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Treet er et bygg i Bergen, plassert i umiddelbar nærhet av Puddefjordsbroen. Bygget er konstruert som trebygg med limtrebjelker som ytre og indre skjelett, og har 14 etasjer over sokkelen i betong som blant annet inneholder parkering og tekniske hovedinstallasjoner. Bergen og Omegn Boligbyggelag var byggherre, mens arkitektfirmaet Artec Prosjekt Team AS tegnet bygget.

Wikipedia: Treet (Bergen) (NO)

5. Snorremonumentet

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Snorremonumentet

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".

Wikipedia: Snorremonumentet (NO)

6. Motehuset Sundt

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Sundts varemagasin ligger i Torgallmenningen 14 i sentrum i Bergen. Bygningen er tegnet av arkitekten Per Grieg, og stormagasinet åpnet 18. juli 1938. 50 år senere, i 1988, ble bygget fredet, som følge av at kulturminnet var truet av påbygging i høyden. Det som er bevart av det opprinnelige interiøret, inngår også i fredningen. Sundt varemagasin blir regnet som ett av hovedverkene innen funksjonalismen i Norge. I 1961 ble arkitekten tildelt Houens fonds diplom for bygget. Bygget eies i dag av DNB Næringseiendom AS. I perioden 2022-24 skal hele bygget rehabiliteres, på grunn av rustskader på armeringsjernet. Bygget er helt stengt mens utbedringen pågår.

Wikipedia: Sundt varemagasin (NO), Website

7. The blue stone

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The blue stone

The Blue Stone is a monument in the city of Bergen, Norway. The stone is nine meters long, and made of Brazilian sodalite. It is resting on a stone block, which gives it a characteristic inclination towards the northeast. The entire sculpture is placed on a larger foundation along with a smaller gray square stone sculpture that appears as a cover to an opening at the end of the foundation. It is considered a typical meeting point for the locals. In 2007 the rock was covered with pink plastic as a part of a marketing stunt, and after the 2011 Norway attacks it was used as a memorial site and covered with flowers.

Wikipedia: The Blue Stone (EN)

8. Korskirken

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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.

Wikipedia: Holy Cross Church, Bergen (EN), Website

9. St. Markus kirke

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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.

Wikipedia: St. Mark's Church, Bergen (EN)

10. St. John's Church

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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.

Wikipedia: St John's Church, Bergen (EN)

11. Maritime Museum

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Maritime Museum Nina Aldin Thune / CC BY-SA 3.0

Bergens Sjøfartsmuseum ble stiftet 13. april 1921 og hadde offisiell åpning 18. februar 1927. I 1962 flyttet museet inn i eget bygg tegnet av arkitekt Per Grieg. Det har en monumental romansk stil med kraftige steinvegger. Utstillingslokalene er bygget rundt et indre atrium med glassvegger som er med på å gjøre dem lyse og trivelige. Utstillingene dekker hele sjøfartshistorien fra de eldste tider frem til vår tid. Her finnes flere unike gjenstander og en omfattende samling modeller av kjente fartøyer. Museet blir også brukt som selskapslokale.

Wikipedia: Bergens Sjøfartsmuseum (NO)

12. Christiestøtten

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Christiestøtten

Christiestøtten er en statue av stortingspresident og eidsvollsmann Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie (1778–1849) på Muséplassen foran Bergen Museums naturhistoriske samlinger i Bergen. Herfra skuer han utover Christies gate, gaten som bærer hans navn gjennom byens sentrum, og minner oss om å følge grunnloven. Kappen som henger over skulderen, støvlene og bokrullen minner om statuer fra romersk tid, og er uttrykk for kunstneren Christopher Borchs ambisjon om å fremheve den historiske betydningen av Christies innsats for Norge.

Wikipedia: Christiestøtten (NO)

13. Fløibanen, nedre stasjon;Fløibanen

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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.

Wikipedia: Fløibanen (EN), Url

14. Kjøttbasaren

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Kjøttbasaren ligger i Vetrlidsallmenningen 2 i Bergen. Byens Bazar, som bygget opprinnelig ble kalt, er tegnet av stadskonduktør og arkitekt Conrad Fredrik von der Lippe, og oppført 1874–1876 i nyromansk stil. Kunsthistoriker Per Jahn Lavik kaller stilen «florentinsk nyrenessanse». von der Lippe tegnet også to viktige flankebygg til Kjøttbasaren, Vetrlidsalmenningen 1 og murtasken til Hanseatisk museum. Kjøttbasaren ble bygget for å kontrollere torghandelen og omsetningen av matvarer, med tanke på fusk og hygiene.

Wikipedia: Kjøttbasaren (NO), Website, Facebook

15. Hagerupgården

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Hagerupgården eller Stiftsgården ligger på Rådstuplass 9 i Bergen. Bygningen er et barokkpalé tegnet etter bybrannen 19. mai 1702. Bygningen er tilskrevet arkitekt Johan Conrad Ernst og husets tegninger ble levert til reguleringskommisjonen før 20. mai 1703, året etter bybrannen. Murmester Hans Martin Heintz var utførende byggmester for oppføringen av gården i 1704–1705. Ansvarlig for sandsteinsdetaljeringen var tre italienske steinhuggere ved navn Giovanni Maria Fontana, Charles Fera og Gallias Qvadrat.

Wikipedia: Hagerupgården (NO)

16. Grand Hotel Terminus

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Grand Hotel Terminus er et hotell i Zander Kaaes gate 6 i Bergen, like ved byens jernbanestasjon. Hotellet er en del av hotellfamilien «De Bergenske». Det nyklassisistiske hotellet er tegnet av arkitektene Fredrik Arnesen og Arthur Darre Kaarbø. Det åpnet fredag 20. april 1928 som representasjonshotell til Landsutstillingen i Bergen. Hotellet hadde da 115 gjesteværelser med 150 senger, badeværelser og dusjbad. I loftsetasjen var det soverom for 25 tjenere. Restauranten hadde plass til 200 gjester.

Wikipedia: Grand Hotel Terminus (NO)

17. Landås kirke

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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.

Wikipedia: Landås Church (EN)

18. St. Jørgen hospitalkirke

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St. Jørgen hospitalkirkeVlad Eckligt from Møhlenpris, Bergen, Norway / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: St George's Church, Bergen (EN)

19. Storetveit kirke

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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.

Wikipedia: Storetveit Church (EN)

20. Årstad kirke

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Årstad kirke Egil Arne / CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

Wikipedia: Årstad Church (EN)

21. Fridalen kirke

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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.

Wikipedia: Fridalen Church (EN), Website

22. St. Jakob kirke

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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.

Wikipedia: St. James's Church, Bergen (EN)

23. Old Bergen

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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.

Wikipedia: Gamle Bergen Museum (NO), Website

24. Urdihuset

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Urdihuset Photo by Kristian Harms (Harms at Norwegian Wikipedia), 2005-08-12. / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Urdi House is a manor house in the Gyldenpris neighborhood just outside downtown Bergen, Norway. It is located at Michael Krohn Street no. 62. The house is a prime example of late Empire style architecture. The architect that designed the house is uncertain, but it has been attributed to the town surveyor Ole Peter Riis Høegh, who was active in the town between 1834 and 1848. The Urdi House received protected status in 1927.

Wikipedia: Urdi House (EN)

25. Bergen domkirke

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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.

Wikipedia: Bergen Cathedral (EN), Website, Mapillary

26. H. M. Pinnsvinet

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Hans Majestet Pinnsvinet, or Erinaceus europaeus minor, Rex et Inspirator, is the high protector of Studentersamfunnet i Bergen. The Majesty appeared in 1935, one year after the Student Society was founded. To appoint an animal as protector is a tradition in Norwegian student organisations, dating back too 1859 when Norwegian Students' Society in Oslo selected a pig as their highest protector.

Wikipedia: Hans Majestet Pinnsvinet (EN)

27. Mon Plaisir

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Mon Plaisir is a gazehouse pavilion in Fjellveien, north of Mulelven, in Ladegården in Bergen. As part of the park facility of the luxury site Christinegård, the pavilion was listed by Michael D. Prague around 1836. The wooden building is shaped like a small Roman temple with Ionic columns. The French text “MON PLAISIR” is painted the frieze of the temple front and means my joy.

Wikipedia: Mon Plaisir (NO)

28. Social Science Library

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Social Science Library

Universitetsbiblioteket i Bergen ble offisielt opprettet i 1948, men er en videreføring av Bergens Museums bibliotek, som ble grunnlagt samtidig med selve museet av stiftsamtmann Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie i 1825. Universitetsbiblioteket er et offentlig vitenskapelig bibliotek. Biblioteket er en del av det totale faglige og pedagogiske tilbudet ved Universitetet i Bergen.

Wikipedia: Universitetsbiblioteket i Bergen (NO), Website En

29. West Norway Museum of Decorative Art

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The West Norway Museum of Decorative Art, also referred to as KODE 1, is located in Bergen, Norway. It was established in 1887 at the initiative of Johan Bøgh. In 1896 the museum moved into a permanent exhibition building, a Renaissance Revival structure designed by Henry Bucher (1864–1944). The building caught fire during the 1916 Bergen fire but was saved.

Wikipedia: West Norway Museum of Decorative Art (EN), Mapillary

30. Bergen Kunsthall

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Bergen Kunsthall er eit kunstgalleri ved Lille Lungegårdsvann i sentrum av Bergen som produserer utstillingar av målarstykke, kunstinstallasjonar osb., står for presentasjon, formidling og sal av samtidskunst, og yter konsulenthjelp. Kunstutstillinga under dei årlege musikkfestspela i Bergen, Festspillutstillingen, vert arrangert i Bergen Kunsthall.

Wikipedia: Bergen Kunsthall (NN), Website

31. Nordnesparken

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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.

Wikipedia: Nordnes Park (EN)

32. Trikkehallen

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Trikkehallen ligger i Thormøhlensgate 23 i bydelen Møhlenpris i Bergen. Trikkehallen eies av Bergen kommune og brukes i dag av Bergen Tekniske Museum. Anlegget består av en rekke ulike bygninger. Hovedbygningene er trikkehallen, garasjebygningen og omnibusverkstedet. Nærmeste nabo er Trikkebyen, som er boliger for sporveisfunksjonærene.

Wikipedia: Trikkehallen (Bergen) (NO)

33. Theta museum

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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.

Wikipedia: Theta Museum (EN)

34. Siljustøl museum

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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.

Wikipedia: Harald Sæverud (EN)

35. Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek

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Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek Norwegian (Bokmål) Wikipedia user Harms, originally uploaded by no-WP user Nina Aldin Thune. / CC BY-SA 2.5

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.

Wikipedia: Bergen Public Library (EN), Website

36. Skur 11

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Skur 11 er en bygning på 8 x 30 meter på Bryggen i Bergen. Skuret ble oppført i 1905-1906 av Bergen Havnevesen etter tegninger av Johs. Meyer. Skuret har en enkel stålkonstruksjon og er dekket med grønne veggplater. Bygningen har åtte granittsøyler som opprinnelig var prydet av smijernsdekor.

Wikipedia: Skur 11 (NO)

37. Nykirken

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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.

Wikipedia: Nykirken (EN)

38. Manufakturhuset

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The Manufakturhuset is located in Peter Motzfeldts gate 2 in Bergen. The house is considered the largest worldly building in Bergen from Barokken and the country's oldest "factory building". The building has served as a prison house, forced work facility, church, school and public offices.

Wikipedia: Manufakturhuset (NO)

39. Bergen Leprosy Museum

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Lepramuseet, også benevnt St. Jørgens Hospital ligger i Marken i Bergen sentrum, og drives i dag av Bymuseet i Bergen. Museet har de senere årene vært gjenstand for økende oppmerksomhet, og har de siste årene vært nominert til flere nasjonale og internasjonale priser.

Wikipedia: Lepramuseet (NO), Website

40. Galleriet

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Galleriet

Galleriet er et kjøpesenter ved Torgallmenningen i Bergen sentrum. Senteret åpnet 12. november 1988 og er et av Bergen Sentrums største kjøpesentre. Senteret har 70 butikker i de fleste bransjer, fordelt over 7 etasjer. I 2018 fikk senteret en omfattende rehabilitering.

Wikipedia: Galleriet (kjøpesenter) (NO), Website

41. Gerhard Armauer Hansen

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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.

Wikipedia: Gerhard Armauer Hansen (EN)

42. Bergen Court House

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Tinghuset i Bergen ligger på Tårnplass 2 i Bergen i Hordaland, på hjørnet mot Christian Michelsens gate. Tinghuset er tegnet av bergensarkitekten Egill Reimers i 1928 og sto ferdig i 1933. Hans premierte utkast hadde mottoet «Respekt for loven».

Wikipedia: Bergen tinghus (NO)

43. Bergen Technical Museum

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Bergen Technical Museum is a technical museum located at Møhlenpris in Bergen, Norway. It is owned and run by various local membership groups with each their own specialized collections, which is collectively displayed in an old tram depot.

Wikipedia: Bergen Technical Museum (EN), Website

44. VilVite

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VilVite

VilVite er et vitensenter på Møhlenpris i en av Mjellem & Karlsen Verfts tidligere verkstedhaller. Vitensenteret hadde tidligere tilhold på Høgskolen i Bergen, men flyttet i 2007 over i nye lokaler. Senteret åpnet her den 31. mai 2007.

Wikipedia: VilVite (NO), Website

45. Forum Scene

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Forum Scene Frode Inge Helland / CC BY 2.5

Forum kino er en tidligere kinobygning på Danmarks plass, Fjøsangerveien 28 i Bergen. Bygningen er tegnet av Ole Landmark i 1936 og sto ferdig i 1946. Det var den største kinoen i Bergen frem til den ble lagt ned i 2005.

Wikipedia: Forum kino (NO), Website

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