Bryggen - the Hanseatic wharf
Bergen's first buildings were erected along the old, Hanseatic wharf, Bryggen, which has been a lively and important part of the city through the centuries. This site, which features on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, comprises the remains of the old harbour buildings and is one of the best known medieval city settlements in Norway.
The Hanseatic merchants dominated Bryggen for 400 years. The area has been ravaged by fire repeatedly. Walking through the narrow alleyways and dark external galleries is like travelling back in time. At Bryggen the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, the Hanseatic assembly rooms, give an intimate picture of the life of a Hanseatic merchant.
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lousat (75456) 2013-09-26 9:09
Salut Vincent,j'ai visite' cette ville il y a 21 ans et il est toujours agreable voir que rien a change' dans le vieu port,cettes magnifiques maisons sont toujours une belle opportunite' pour des photos super,j'aime ta perspective et la parfaicte exposition pour capturer les meilleures couleurs.Mes compliments et belle soiree',Luciano
dkmurphys (48446) 2013-09-26 22:50
Lovely colors of the street. The old wooden houses are surely amazing. Well taken, enjoy a nice day.