Bergen is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bergen one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bergen is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bergen or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bergen. Explore the historical monuments of Bergen with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bergen guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bergen page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bergen landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bergen.
#1 of 5 Historical Places in Bergen | Added 9455 times in trip plans
Dreggsallmenningen 3, 5835 Bergen, Norway
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Bryggens Museum makes for an excellent foray into the museums of Bergen. One of the primary reasons the Bryggens Museums should be one of the first you visit is due to its location. The Bryggens Museum is the site of Bergen’s first settlement.While laying down the foundations for the Bryggens Museum, foundations of an 800 year old buildin...
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Finnegarden 1A, 5003 Bergen, Norway
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Hanseatic Museum provides fantastic insight into the Hanseatic trade that so prominent from the 13th to the 17th century. One of the best preserved buildings from the 16th century, the Hanseatic Museum is housed within an erstwhile house and office of one such affluent Hanseatic trade merchant. There’s not much to see here apart from the ...
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Troldhaugvegen 65, 5232 Paradis, Norway
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Loosely translating to Trolls Hill in English, Troldhaugen is the erstwhile home of a famous Norwegian composer, Edvard Greig. Dubbed as one of the most romantic spots in Norway, the moment you set foot in this massive estate, you’ll be transported back into the 19th century and feel inspiration in the air. Don’t be alarmed if you find ...
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Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 Bergen, Norway
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
During the Middle Ages, Norway had the monopoly on wooden stave churches- from the original 750 they had, 30 are standing today. Stave Churches are architecturally distinct with their dragon heads, carved doorways and vertical planks. The best church with this kind of architecture is the Fantoft Stavkirke. Located in the south of Bergen, the origin...
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St. George's Hospital, Kong Oscars gt. 59, Downtown, Bergen, 5017
11:00 am - 03:00 pm
One of the deadliest diseases to ever hit the world, the stigma and the spread of leprosy is known to one and all. People diagnosed with leprosy were subject to humiliation and were considered as outcasts and thereby banished from their community. St. George’s hospital in Bergen was home to many a lepers during the disease’s peak.