Bergen

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Bergen, Norway
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Bergen Reviews

walterman9999 walterma…
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Nice town, nice people Sep 12, 2014
We were crusing Norway on the Prinsendam and made our first port of call in the nice city of Bergan. We didnt find an excursion we wanted from the ship or private contractors. Fortunely we made a friend on Travbuddy.com that would guide us for free. That lady arranged a meeting at an organic resturant and coffee shop.

Getting off the ship we saw long lines of about 40 people each with a leader holding up a banner. They were walking tours from the ship (about $40 USD each) of Bergen. We know how to walk arround in a foreign city and we had a free guide. So our expensive membership with Travbuddy.com has paid for itself in one useage.

We walked a good ways on a major street and couldnt find the street leading to where we would meet. We asked 2 men that spoke zero english and showed them on paper the name and address of the meeting place. They discussed in Norway talk together for a short while then pointed to me. They pointed down the main street then pointed to the right and said, "McDonalds". Then they pointed to me and then pointed to the left. I said thanks and we continued to walk. After a while we found a McDonalds on the right and a street directly to the left. We walked 5 blocks up a steep hill and found the meeting shop and our nice female guide. She spoke OK english and we had fun chatting and drinking cappuccino. She was highly educated and we had so much fun chatting we forgot about the guide. It was so interesting speaking with a lady from a culture so different from ours.

We were in outside seating and didnt really notice a nice semi large white structure two houses away. Then a line of about 40 people with a leader holding up a banner came up and stopped at the white building. Apparently they only let a few people in the white building at a time so most were just standing and waiting. We continued chatting with our guide and we enjoyed that. Then before many in line got inside, another line of 40 with a leader with banner lined up behind the first line all in single file. Shortly another 40 with leader took their place in the single file line. We continued our interesting chat and paid the people in line little attention. Finally our time was running short because our guide had another appointment...so we got up to let her guide us before she had to leave. Then we saw a single file line of people almost reaching the main street some five blocks away, with an occasional leader with a bannor. Well, all those people paid good money to see that white building that we accidently found.

We had about an hour left with our guide and she did good showing us around...but our main enjoyment was the longer pleasant chat.

Once again my photos are poor because of the rain but I have to show you something.
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Bergen by foot Mar 20, 2010
The best way to discover Bergen is by foot despite there's a free shuttle bus running on weekdays. However it's recommendable taking the cable car for going up to Mt Floyen.

Bergen is quite expensive but lovely!

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pacovera pacovera
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Jul 23, 2005
Bergen tiene mucho que ofrecer, el solo hecho de pasear por su calles

ya bien merece la visita, pero puedes elegir entre todo esto:

UNA SELECCIÓN DE ATRACCIONES El

Acuario de Bergen, uno de los acuarios más grandes del norte de Europa.

Estanques al aire libre con focas y pingüinos. En el súper proyector

aparece la vida bajo del mar en 5 grandes pantallas.

Museo de arte de Bergen:

Colecciones de Rasmus Meyer , con arte noruego de, entre otros, Edvard Munch.

La colección Stenersen, con artistas modernos como Munch, Picasso, Klee y otros.

Galería de arte de Bergen, gran colección de arte gráfico noruego a lo largo de 150 años.

Museo de Bergen: Colecciones de

historia de la cultura y la civilización, con colecciones de la

antigüedad y la Edad Media hasta nuestros días. Exposición vikinga

permanente. Colecciones de la historia natural, grandes colecciones

zoológicas. Exposiciones botánicas y geológicas. Las acogedoras

edificaciones de madera de Bergen en estrechos pasadizos y callejas,

entre otros, el callejón de Knøse (Knøsesmauet.)

Bryggen (el Muelle): Uno de los barrios

europeos más conocidos de la edad Media. Aquí vivían los comerciantes

hanseáticos entre 1350 y 1764. Figura en la lista que la UNESCO elabora

sobre los monumentos culturales mundiales más dignos de conservación.

El museo del Muelle: Museo de la

historia de la cultura y la civilización que muestra restos de la

edificación más antigua de la ciudad (desde el siglo XII) en su lugar

original.

Iglesia de madera de Fantoft: Construida en 1150, quemada hasta los cimientos en 1992, pero hoy reconstruida en su forma original.

El mercado del pescado con abundante pescado, flores, fruta, verduras, pieles, recuerdos, joyas y artesanía.

El funicular "Fløibanen": Desde el

centro subiendo el monte Fløifjellet (320 m sobre el nivel del mar) en

8 min. Bonitos paseos y preciosas vistas sobre Bergen y alrededores.

Conciertos en junio, julio y agosto.

Museo Viejo de Bergen: Museo al aire libre con más de 40 casas de madera típicas de Bergen, de los siglos XVII y XVIII.

Museo Anseático: Uno de los edificios más antiguos y mejor conservados de la época Hanseática.

La iglesia María, de 800 años: El edificio más antiguo de Bergen.

El museo Lysøen: La villa de verano del violinista Ole Bull del año 1873. Conciertos estivales. Isla con belleza natural.

Troldhaugen: Hogar del compositor Edvard Grieg de 1885 a 1907. Entorno de gran belleza natural. Conciertos en verano y otoño.

Teleférico Ulriksbanen hasta Ulriken (643 m sobre el nivel del mar):

Imponentes vistas sobre Bergen y el oeste de Noruega. El teleférico

Ulriksbanen y la cabaña Ulriksstuen, abiertos todo el año. Conciertos

"Ulriken" en verano.

Museo de artes aplicadas del oeste de Noruega: Exposiciones itinerantes de artesanía y diseño. Colección china única.

EXCURSIONES POR LOS FIORDOS Y SIGHTSEEING EN LA CIUDAD Los

visitantes podrán elegir en Bergen entre una gran variedad de

excursiones y salidas en el día a los fiordos del oeste. Se puede

conocer la ciudad de Bergen en autobús, en trenecito o a pie. También

podrá contemplar la ciudad desde el mar en barco. Podrá comprar

billetes en Información Turística de Bergen o a los propios operadores.
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PepeMalagaSpain says:
Siempre pense que los paises escandinavos eran un lugar de belleza extraordinaria pero inhospita. Al posar los ojos en estos paisajes urbanos, tan humanizados, el asombro me deja mudo. Que grande es la Tierra. Cuanta belleza oculta contiene. Stendhal (quien lo puede discutir) llevaba razon: es como para perder la cabeza pensando lo que no se puede abarcar.
Posted on: Jun 15, 2006

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