Bergen day tour in Norway

22 August 2007 

Bergen is probably the most picturesque and beautiful city in Norway, well known for the old houses in the Bryggen district, recently included into UNESCO heritage places. Very interesting also the fish market and the vibrant colors of the charming streets.

Bergen is a nice and charming city, with many gardens and green places.
Bergen, Norway, the fish market Bergen, Norway, the fish market
Bergen, Norway, the fish market


The fish market in Bergen is one of the most important of the entire country and is located near the main dock.
Bergen, Norway, the fortress
The "Bergenhus festning" is a fortress built in the XI-XII century, to protect the important dock in Bergen.
Bergen, Norway, the cathedral
The Mariakirken cathedral, was built in the XII century and is one of the Scandinavia's oldest church.
Bergen, Norway Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway


Beautiful corners in Bergen old town.
Bergen, Norway
The picturesque residential district.
Bergen, Norway, Bryggen district wooden houses Bergen, Norway, Bryggen district wooden houses
Bergen, Norway, Bryggen district wooden houses


The wooden houses of the Bryggen district are almost one thousand years old and are located on the east side of Vagan dock. They are now included into UNESCO heritage sites.
Bergen, Norway, Bryggen district wooden houses
The houses was owned by traders and they are now deformed by the action of time and fires happened in the past.
Bergen, Norway, Bryggen district wooden houses


Walking in the middle of the houses.
Bergen, Norway, the dock



Views of Bergen from the dock.
Bergen, Norway



A cathedral located on an hill's top in central Bergen.




Steens hotel where we have slept for two nights.

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