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Harbour
Location type: Harbour
Location address: Noorwegen, Bergen, Bryggen
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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

The city of Bergen was founded in 1070. The area of the present Bryggen constitutes the oldest part of the city. Around 1360 a Kontor of the Hanseatic League was established there.

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Made by Dromos

Bryggen has the same origin as the Flemish city of Brugge. The name is based on the Old Norse Bryggja, meaning “landing stage” or “port”.

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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

Bryggen, the old warf of the city of Bergen was put on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

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