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Address: Bergenhus, Bergen, Norway
Phone Number: 55/31-60-67
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Old fortress

Bergenhus festning is more than just the castle, it got a large park, contains a museum and it's used as a concert area. Often missed by tourists, it is really beautiful to have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Luis H
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Bergen, Norway
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice grounds and a part of history. This is the oldest castle in Bergen, and it has a very good museum as well.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Bergenhus festning is more than just the castle, it got a large park, contains a museum and it's used as a concert area. Often missed by tourists, it is really beautiful to have a stroll around.

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Brooklyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I did not pay to enter the hall or the tower but found walking the fortress walls and getting a coffee at the cafe where you can sit surrounded by the massive tower and hall walls was sufficient.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It's the oldest castle here in Bergen and will welcome you at the entrance of Bryggen and this place is well preserved, love to see this piece of history.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have been here five days now and have seen various art galleries and museums. The fortress museum is free and so far is by far the best attraction we have seen in Central Bergen. Well worth a visit!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

An interesting place to visit both to relax and find out more about Norway. Easily reached from the cruise terminal and a good start to your exploration of Bergen.

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east greenwich, rhode island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Make it a point to see the military fortress. It's amazing to see the beautiful park like grounds so close to the harbor. We chose not to pay the entrance fee to see Hakon's hall, as it was redone and not original. But, it is a lovely place to walk.

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alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Near to our hotel about 5 minutes walk. Very interesting place to explore. We also went inside the museum,. It was free during our visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lovely Fortress and museum area with various buildings, nice to spend a few hours in the park area in the sun. Various canons in the vicinity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hidden behind the fortress this is one of the very few museums that is free to visit. The ground floor currently has a tribute to women in the Norwegian armed forces from Viking days to the present. There is an explanation booklet in English and other languages that can be borrowed and returned to the entrance. The displays upstairs on... More 

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Additional Information about Bergenhus Festning

Address: Bergenhus, Bergen, Norway
Phone Number: 55/31-60-67
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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