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Bergen Destination Guide

Discover Bergen in Norway

Bergen in the region of Hordaland with its 213,585 habitants is a place located in Norway - some 189 mi or ( 305 km ) West of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Bergen

Local time in Bergen is now 02:44 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ytre Arna, Stavanger, Mirza Rafi Sauda, Odda, and Nygard. When in this area, you might want to check out Ytre Arna . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Bergen ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Nemesis - Award Winning Short Film

8:40 min by Stian Hafstad
Views: 168542 Rating: 4.89

WINNER - Best Short Film, Friars Club Film Festival, New York, 2009 WINNER - Judges Award: Best of the Year 2009 - Iron Mule 8th Anniversary show WINNER - Judge's Award at the Iron Mule Short Comedy F ..

Bergen, Norway: Oslo, Fjords, and Norway in a Nutshell

5:10 min by RickSteves
Views: 71344 Rating: 4.80

"Norway in a Nutshell" is a series of well-organized train, ferry, and bus connections, laying Norway's most beautiful countryside on a scenic platter. Deep forests, countless lakes, and rugged wilder ..

Bergen, Norway: Salty Harbor Town

5:26 min by RickSteves
Views: 18720 Rating: 4.91

With 250000 people, Bergen is a big city by Norwegian standards, but visitors sticking to the compact old center find it charming. Enjoy the busy harbor with its salty market and timber warehouses dri ..

TheSwedishLad goes to Norway

3:57 min by TheSwedishLad
Views: 8304 Rating: 4.92

I went to Norway for three days in May. I climbed Mount Flöyen, met youtuber 'eenish' and stayed at the YMCA hostel in central Bergen. Other videos from the visit Meeting eenish Climbi ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Bergensavisen (lit. "the Bergen newspaper"), usually shortened to BA, is the second largest newspaper in Bergen, Norway. It is published in tabloid format. The newspaper webpage ba. no is Bergen's largest local newspaper webpage. In 2006, Bergensavisen had a daily circulation of 30.719 on Monday to Saturday, and 29.782 on Sundays. Approximately 108.000 read the paper every day.

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Located at 60.39 5.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1927 establishments in Norway, Amedia, Companies based in Bergen, Media in Bergen, Newspapers published in Norway, Publications established in 1927

Tanks Upper Secondary School

Tanks Upper Secondary School (Norwegian: Tanks videregående skole) is an upper secondary school in the centre of Bergen, Norway. The school opened in 1850 as Den Tankske Skole, funded by an endowement established by merchant Hans Tank and his wife around fifty years earlier. The school building is 150 years old and in bad shape. Due to this the school will move to new buildings in 4 years time.

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Located at 60.39 5.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Education in Bergen, Secondary schools in Norway

Bergen International Film Festival

The Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) is a film festival held annually in October in Bergen, Norway since 2000, and is the largest film festival in the nation in number of films. The 11th edition of the festival in 2010 featured 150 films in the program, a new record. The festival leader is Tor Fosse, and BIFF is owned by Bergen Cinema.

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Located at 60.39 5.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 2000 establishments in Norway, Film festivals in Norway, International film festivals, Recurring events established in 2000, Visitor attractions in Bergen

Bergen landdistrikt

Bergen landdistrikt (English: Bergen rural district) is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Bergen landdistrikt or Domkirken og Korskirkens landsokn (English: Domkirken and Korskirkens rural parish) was established as a municipality January 1, 1838. In the 1835 census the area had a population of 1,381. It was merged with the municipality and county of Bergen January 1, 1877. Prior to the merger Bergen landdistrikt had a population of 4,833 (according to the 1875 census).

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Located at 60.39 5.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Norway

Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene (Det Hanseatiske Museum og Schøtstuene) is a museum in the city of Bergen, Norway. The main part of the museum is located in Finnegården, one of the conserved wooden buildings on Bryggen in Bergen, Norway. The museum covers the Hanseatic period of time in Bergen. This building was put up after a fire in 1702 when most of the city centre of Bergen burned down. The museum was started in a building owned the merchant J.W. Olsen in 1872.

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Located at 60.40 5.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Culture in Hordaland, Hanseatic League, History museums in Norway, Museums in Bergen


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Bergen