Bergen Local Customs

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  • 1. Culture

    Every town has its local meeting place. In Bergen this meeting town is called the blue stone. The nine meters long sculpture made with Brazilian Sodalite ( i have no idea what that means) is located...

  • 2. Festivals

    I was so luck that I have experienced Matfest i Bryggen in 2005. You can taste lots of traditional food( brown cheese, smoked salmon ..etc) and take the opportunity of reasonable prices. Colourful...

  • 3. People

    Henrik Ibsen, a Norwegian playwright, lived in Bergen for a few years where he wrote, directed and produced plays You can see a rather creepy statue of him by Nils Raa (1981) in front of the National...

  • 4. 17th of May

    The parade taking place on the 17th of May is a must-see for sure! It begins with boys playing drums (the sound spreads all over the city), you can watch interesting national costumes (I liked...

  • 5. Tipping

    Tipping is not complimentary but if u want tip 10%. People are normally unformal and a short 'hei!' will do it ..(f.n. 'hello' )Smile and be polite ..gets you much longer as Norwegians are normally...

  • 7. How buy an umbrella

    In Bergen rains 270 days in the year, but dont worry if you havent an umbrella. You can buy it in the automatic machine in the street. Bergen was the first city...


    as many cities in the world Bergen also decorat its street for christmasthis picture is taken cristmas 2004 in a rainy Bergen :-)))

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