Hansa Bryggen, Bergen

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    Nice shop..
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    Hansa Bryggen
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    Bergen's Bryggen
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    Hansa Bryggen

    by daarth Updated Feb 3, 2004

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    Hansa Bryggen

    Favorite thing: An important part of Bergen's identity is the old wooden warf buildings called "Bryggen"

    Bryggen was placed on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1979 and is now one of 4 sites on that list from Norway. These old warf buildings date back to the 14th century when Bergen was part of the Hanseatic League's trading empire. Another known (and the largest) Hansa city is Lübeck in Germany.

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    Bryggen

    by Mandy23 Updated Jan 21, 2003

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    Favorite thing: There you´ll find Hanseatic wooden buildings with pointed gables facing onto the harbor. Bryggen (the Wharf) has a unique architecture, and is listed by UNESCO as one of the world’s most significant examples of the history and culture of a medieval settlement. We've been twice there yet and I just like to walk along there.

    It's in walking distance from the city center of Bergen.

    For more info's contact the Tourist information:

    Tourist Information,
    Vågsallmenningen 1,
    N-5014 Bergen
    Phone: +47 5532 1480
    Fax: +47 5532 1464

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    Hanseatic League

    by GUYON Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Hanseatic League buildings

    Favorite thing: Visit the area of Hanseatic League. The Germans had settled here at the 14° Century a trading post to buy fish.
    They stopped in 1743.
    The wooden coonstructions were arsoned several times but rebuilt on the same basis each time.

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    Bryggen

    by truus_s Updated Feb 8, 2004

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    Nice shop..

    Favorite thing: Although 61 of Bryggen''s buildings are preserved and proteced it is not a museum.Bryggens spectacular wooden architecture houses a living community of shops..

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    Bryggen

    by CandS Updated Jun 7, 2003

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    Bryggen

    Favorite thing: See Bryggen...it is beautiful! Bryggen is a row of medieval buildings that have survived many years...

    A perfect place for a few photos. I could have spent hours here taking photos... ;)

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    Browse along the Bryggen

    by CarolynShort Written Feb 24, 2003
    Bergen's Bryggen

    Favorite thing: The famous waterfront lined with old wooden houses is a landmark in Bergen - worth a browse and the obligatory tourist photograph

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