St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church
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This early 12-century church is a wonderful example of Romanesque architecture.
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Ramikat
Illinois377 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
If you like old churches, don't miss this one. It is absolutely beautiful inside. Be sure to check opening times once you are in Bergen. We were there on a Monday in July. Our information stated the church was open 11-4, but when we got there at 11:30 it was closed until 1300 or 1330. Tourists from several other countries had the same information as we did. We did come back later and it was worthwhile to do so.
Written August 14, 2008
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Jools
Wodonga, Australia94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
This richly adorned church is truly spectacular. We were fortunate to catch an a cappella concert - eight voices of superb quality, which sounded even more superb in the excellent acoustics of the ancient church. Highly recommend a visit to the church - but check online for opening times because it is not open every day. Also recommend a concert if you can time your visit to coincide.
Written July 3, 2019
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Margaret P
53 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Friends
The interior of the church is beautiful, with many statues and paintings. The painting of the beheading of John the Baptist is quite gory. The angels carved on the pulpit were amazing. The church recently underwent a restoration, so they do charge an admission fee. Sadly, you are not allowed to take any pictures inside the church.
Written July 2, 2019
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Aussie252
Perth, Australia298 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Adjacent to Schotstuene (part of Hanseatic musem), this church was linked to the Hanseatic League. Gorgeous church to view inside and out. A must if you are interested in the history of Bergen.
Written January 21, 2020
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montgori
Hamilton, Canada95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
Still provides Lutheran worship services, and museum. There is an admission fee, to help maintain this beautiful stone building. Curator was very helpful, in giving us some order of services and information on the history.
Written September 30, 2019
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ronlawmusic
Greater London, UK61 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Very impressive outside and in, but I must confess to an aversion to paying to enter a church. We would be happy to contribute of our own volition.
Written June 30, 2019
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Cyndi555
New Hampshire60 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
Seemed very odd that they charged a fee to look inside a church and even if you did pay the entrance fee, photos were not allowed. We opted not to go in and just walked around the lovely outside,
Written June 12, 2019
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Bill M
Glasgow, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Solo
An interesting place to visit, may be an hour will do it. Very near Bryggen. Renovations very evident, the pulpit is one of the most decorative that I have ever come across.
Free entry with the Bergen Card.
Written June 10, 2019
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jografisk
7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018
Known once as the German church up until WW2 as it was frequented by the Hanseatic league, living for a period of 400 years in the Hanseatic wharf, known as Bryggen.
Written June 4, 2019
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Kathleen R
Ottawa, Canada65 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Generally, I like old churches - the architecture, the art, the stained glass. This one did not disappoint. The stonework is remarkable in its beauty, as is the woodwork and artwork on the interior (the stations of the cross are particularly notable). You need not spend a long time here, but it is certainly worthwhile to pop in for 15 minutes to admire the craftsmanship.
Written April 24, 2019
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