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Bergenhus Festning

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If you're in the vicinity this is worth a visit. It is particularly interesting to note its history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reconstructed castle

Most of the castle was destroyed in the second world war when a ammunition ship exploded. The... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Julien K
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All reviews rosenkrantz tower fortress museum old fortress military area limited access worth a visit piece of history norwegian resistance entrance fee quick look an interesting place opening hours nice walk interesting history small museum great view bryggen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in the vicinity this is worth a visit. It is particularly interesting to note its history and how it was rebuilt and restored after its destruction in WWII

Thank LAR60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely beautiful. The stone work combined with amazing warmth of the wooden high beams and floors is charming and incredible. So beautiful and wonderfully warm make you appreciate the talent and creativity of the life in Bergen centuries ago.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of a Bergen city walkabout, the Bergenhus Festing should be on your itinerary. Walking through the centuries-old structure will give you a perspective on Bergen's past. It doesn't take long to walk through but if you take it slow and pause to reflect...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A very large impressive fortress. An interesting building to look at but without a guide it would have been hard to appreciate what we were looking at.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon this museum when walking around Bergen ... the pleasant warden met us at the door and explained the layout and facilities (rest rooms and self serve cafe). We then read all about the history of Norway and the development of Bergen, as...More

Thank georgiahay
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Most of the castle was destroyed in the second world war when a ammunition ship exploded. The castle was reconstructed. Nice to look at.

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 5 August 2018

An Interesting Place to understand the early Nordic life, there tower under construction so you may not get to see the great view to the bay but good place to spend 45 mts

Thank KSPILLAI
Reviewed 3 August 2018

there is a written explanation of what is in each room at the entrance. this museum is over 3 floors but there is access for the not too nimble of us! and afterwards a free tea or coffee on the ground floor. the people there...More

Thank pennie2016
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Situated above the harbour both the tower and the hall are worth a visit in Bergen. The tower is under restoration but still open to visitors. Great history lesson in it on the development of Bergen. Only go if you can climb a tight stone...More

Thank OPB58
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Interesting fortress ruin in military area. Ruins have been restored as much as possible to be historically accurate. See with the rest of the fortress area.

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