Things to do in Bergen (Norway)

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The second largest city in the nation, Bergen has been the leader among Norway’s western ports since the era of the Middle Age. The 15th-century waterfront in Bergen’s Bryggen district has become a famous tourist spot as well as the working port of the modern era with visitors eager to savor the fresh catch at the numerous seaside restaurants.

Bergen is an excellent home base for those looking to explore the scenic fjords around it along with the neighboring islands. However, the city has a lot to offer by way of places of tourist interest within its walls. A quick trip on the city’s famous funicular makes for a good start towards getting oriented with the area that is commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Fjords.

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Norway is part of the Schengen area and citizens of EU group of countries can freely enter this Baltic state while citizens of USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia can enter the country just with their passports and stay for 90 days.

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