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Address: Bergenhus, Bergen, Norway
Phone Number: 55/31-60-67
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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36 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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163 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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UK
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163 reviews 163 reviews
106 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Bergen, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Bergen - the city-port open to the world. The city in which there is always a lot of positive. The city is full of young and smiling people. Geared towards tourists. In addition to many interesting places to visit during the day (Bryggen, Fisketorget, Sandviken with a unique wooden houses, fortress Bergenhus and many others), Bergen offers an unforgettable ambiance... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you want to get a taste of Bergen's past, head to the large park which is in the grounds of the former fortress at the head of the harbour. In amongst carefully manicured lawns are foundations dating back to the early 1200's. There are rows of cannons and a couple of museums. It is a wonderfully peaceful place to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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600 attraction reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Lovely place with a great view of the water! My husband and I really wanted to go into the tower, but be aware that it is only open on Sundays for a few hours up until mid-May. We liked walking around the landscape, though!

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London
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306 reviews 306 reviews
83 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This is a lovely site particularly when the weather is good. This would be our secret tip for Bergen as it's beautiful and totally free. What's not to love!

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