Monday, 14 March 2016
In February Alessio and I visited the Norwegian city of Bergen on the west coast. Bergen has lots to offer visitors and one of the most important sights is Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen. It has been on UNESCO list for World Heritage since 1979.
In the 13th century the Hanseatic League set up one of their four European offices on the Wharf called Bryggen, the city was and still is an important port for Norway. There have been many fires as the buildings are made from wood, therefore the buildings have been rebuilt at different times. They are fantastic to see, we wondered around the narrow alley ways and climbed up to see some of the shops.
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