Bergen Sights and Landmarks Guide, Norway
The city of Bergen has huge number of tourist hot spots and you might get confused as to what you should visit and what you should skip. A general view of all the tourists that hit this city is that the cultural landscape, the surrounding atmosphere, and the historical architecture of this city is something that one should never miss. Hence instead of visiting various regular tourist hot spots you must try your best to enjoy the ones which fall under the above mentioned categories if in case you do not have enough time. If you hit the city during summers then it is suggested that you stay downtown as this is the place where you will be able to enjoy one of the best sunsets.
Downtown of Bergen is one of the best places to spend all your time while you are in the city. It has many tourist attractions like the Bergen Art Museum. It happens to be the largest of all the art museums that are present in various Nordic countries. It boasts of art from the renaissance times and also various collections of contemporary art. Art lovers must visit this museum at least once as they will surely get the chance to enjoy many unique works of art.
The Aquarium of Bergen is an awesome place for everyone considering the fact that it has collected the best of the aquatic life from various sections of the planet. The aquarium has an awesome collection of tropical animals and fish. Lastly, it also reflects the Norwegian aquatic life in the best possible way.
Another important tourist hot spot is the Bergen Fortress which will actually consume huge time of yours due to its size and the number of historical tails which are attached with it. This fort was used as royal residence during the early years of 11th century thus it reflects the architecture of those days. A major chunk of this fortress was built in the 13th century. The Royal Hall is one of the sections which was built during the 13th century. Today it is used for many governmental meetings and it is also an important tourist hot spot.
Other then the Art Museum of Bergen many other museums are also very famous in this city. Some of those museums are The Hanseatic Museum, Bryggens Museum, and the very famous Theta Museum.
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