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Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 3.8 km
Ascend 0 m
Descend 0 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Bergen, Norway. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: 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.

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arrow down foot steps 582 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Frederiksberg fort

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Frederiksberg fort Processing by Agtfjott 15:14, 13 January 2006 (UTC) / Public domain

Fredriksberg fort is a Norwegian fortification located at the highest point of Nordnes in Bergen.

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arrow down foot steps 372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: 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.

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arrow down foot steps 579 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Buekorpsmuseet

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The Buekorps Museum (Buekorpsmuseet) is a museum in Bergen, Norway. It is dedicated to the traditional neighborhood youth marching organization, Buekorps.

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arrow down foot steps 616 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: 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 Korskirkeallmenning. 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.

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arrow down foot steps 282 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: 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.

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arrow down foot steps 340 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Thetamuseeet

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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.

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arrow down foot steps 88 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Bryggen

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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.

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arrow down foot steps 219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Snorremonumentet

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The Snorrem monument is the name 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. "The" Snorrhmonument "in Oslo , also referred to as "Snorre-Steinen" and "Snorre-Bautaen", was a monument on 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 the liberation after World War II. It is uncertain what happened to the bauta. July 20, 1947, a memorial was unveiled over Snorre on Reykholt in 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".

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arrow down foot steps 28 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 10: Bryggens museum

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Bryggens Museum is a museum located in Bergen, Norway.

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arrow down foot steps 100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Mariakirken

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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.

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arrow down foot steps 363 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Rosenkrantztårnet

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Bergenhus fortress is a fortress located in Bergen, Norway. Located at the entrance of Bergen harbour, the castle is one of the oldest and best preserved stone fortifications in Norway.

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arrow down foot steps 136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Håkonshallen

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Hair Hall is a medieval stone hall in rocks, which is part of the fortress of rock houses.

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arrow down foot steps 68 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Bergenhus festning

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Bergenhus fortress is a fortress located in Bergen, Norway. Located at the entrance of Bergen harbour, the castle is one of the oldest and best preserved stone fortifications in Norway.

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Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

Why Visit Sights? Self-guided sightseeing tours are a free and safe alternative to bus tours. You can explore Bergen at your own pace, any time! Also you are doing something good for your health by walking.

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