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Bergenhus Fortress

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is one hall which is ticketed. Everything else is free. Take a stroll around but we thought the ticket price was too high to warrant it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank woaishanghai
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can freely walk around this fortress and enjoy the nice gardens and views. Everything is well maintained, the main tower is under reconstruction at the moment.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Bergen is a beautiful city and the fortress is another piece of history worth a walk around. Great historic place right in the middle of the town near the water. Don't miss this when you are there

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MissusEd
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We were walking along the Bryggen area when we came across this fortress. Its very well kept and maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We were walking along the Bryggen area when we came across this fortress. Its very well kept and maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Unfortunately, I was there on the off-season and the tower was being renovated, so nothing was open and I couldn't go inside. I did have a good guide book, so I was able to wander and read about what I was seeing. It is quite...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is free and has a number of exhibits over 3 floors. They are small but fascinating , and cover the early settlements and history of Bergen; the modern military in Norway; but of most interest for me was the history of the Resistance...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EnglandMichaelJ
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Surely you will try to see Haakon's hall and Tower, so great chance to walk thru the fortress too, its like a park with a fortress wall.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Filotije
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you’re in Bergen. Centuries of history and buildings from most phases still can be seen. Big refurb ongoing when we were there and with it being off season main sections closed. Military museum off the fortress well worth a visit too...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 104jennyv
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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