14 Sights in Bergen, Norway (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Bergen, Norway. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Bergen, Norway.

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1. 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.

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2. Johanneskirken

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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.

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3. Bergen Sjøfartsmuseum

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Bergen Sjøfartsmuseum Nina Aldin Thune / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Rock Maritime Museum was established 13. In April 1921, it was officially opened. February 1927. In 1962, the museum moved into its own buildings painted by architects. It has a monumental Romanesque style with powerful stone walls. The showroom is built around an internal atrium, and glass walls are connected to make it bright and prosperous. The exhibits cover the whole history of navigation from the oldest times to our time. Here are several unique objects and an extensive collection of models of known ships. Museums are also used as company venues.

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4. Christiestøtten

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Christiestøtten UkjentUnknown author / Public domain

The armorial support is a statue of the Great and Eidsvolsmann William Freeman Chorus Arms (17781849) on a rat nest in front of the Rock Museum's natural history collection in the rocks. From here he swept out the streets of Chiristi, wearing his name through the streets of the city center, reminding us to abide by the Constitution. The cape, boots and scroll hanging over the shoulders are reminiscent of ancient Roman statues, and are the performance of artist Christoher Borch to highlight the historical significance of Christi's efforts for Norway.

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5. St. Jørgen hospitalkirke

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St. Jørgen hospitalkirke Vlad 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.

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6. Treet

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The tree is barley in the rocks and is located in the immediate vicinity of the Puddesfosds Bridge. The building is designed to be made of wood, with pasted wooden beams as the outer skeleton and inner skeleton, and has 14 floors above the base in concrete, including, among other things, parking and technical master devices. The rock and surrounding residential building floors are built by the builder, while the architectural company's artic project floor a marks the construction.

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7. 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.

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8. 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.

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9. 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.

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10. Bergen Kunsthall

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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 party play in Bergen, the festival exhibition, hosted in Bergen Kunsthall.

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11. Bergen Lepramuseum

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The Lepro Museum, St. Jørgens Hospital is located in the field in the center of Bergen, and is currently run by the City Museum in Bergen. In recent years, the museum has been the subject of increasing attention, and in recent years has been nominated for several national and international awards.

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12. Gerhard Armauer Hansen

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Gerhard Armauer Hansen Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

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.

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13. VilVite

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VilVite SinWin / Public domain

Vilvite is a science center at Møhlenpris in one of Mjellem & Karlsen Verft's former workshop halls. The Science Center was previously a residence at Bergen University College, but in 2007 moved to new premises. The center opened here on May 31, 2007.

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14. Bergens Tekniske 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.

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