Bergen is a city on Norway’s southwestern coast. It's surrounded by mountains and fjords, including Sognefjord, the country’s longest and deepest. Bryggen features colorful wooden houses on the old wharf, once a center of the Hanseatic League's trading empire. The Fløibanen Funicular goes up Fløyen Mountain for panoramic views and hiking trails. The Edvard Grieg House is where the renowned composer once lived.
Around the Lille Lungegårdsvannet lake and park, the KODE art museums occupy several buildings and include works by Norwegian painters like Edvard Munch and Johan Christian Dahl. The Bergen City Museum encompasses diverse heritage sites, including Old Bergen, a reconstructed town with historic wooden houses. In the port area, the lively fish market also offers fruit, flowers, and crafts. Fantoft Stavkirke is a reconstructed 12th-century wooden church with intricate carvings and dragon heads. The Bergen Aquarium offers a shark tunnel and panoramic views of the port.