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There is not much to see here & some parts were not open due to renovations. We visited on a Sunday & it was full of local children climbing all over the ruins. There was no entry fee unless you wanted to visit the museum...More
On our seventh day (23 Sept 2019, Monday) we visited Bergen. We were in walking tour of Bergen after lunch. One of our stops was the Bergenhus Fortress. Its the remains of the fortress built in sixteen century. We did not visit the interior as...More
This museum is a must for those interested in WW2 history and especially the part that Bergen played in the war. It is open 11 - 5 every day during the summer period. There is very detailed translation booklets for each of the fascinating displays...More
This well preserved 13th century fortress lies near the Bryggen area and over-looking Bergen’s harbor. Seeing the fortress is actually free. There is a cost, though, in seeing Haakon’s Hall and Rosencrantz Tower.
Bergen used to be the old capital. There are a number of...More
You get so much more information that way. We bought tickets for a guided tour of the fortress and Rosencrantz Tower. Since we were the only ones, we got a private tour with William? a delightful enthusiastic young man who really knew his stuff. It...More
The fortress grounds are free - it is still an active military site but the Norwegian forces allow public access. You can take a walk around the walls and look at various buildings from several eras and see statues as well. Some Bergen locals walk...More
Bergenhus Fortress is a very nice historical monument. There are not that many fortresses, especially in northern Europe, that go back to the 13th century. We enjoyed visiting Bergenhus Fortress. Besides, it does not take a huge effort - just walk around the bay.
The grounds are open to the public but there is a fee to access Rosenkrantz Tower with the art exhibits or Hakon’s Hall. We had little time so just walked the grounds which were partially closed as they were setting up for a rock concert....More