Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, Bergen

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Walk about the lush gardens of Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, a prime Norwegian Renaissance monument, and learn about the history through multilingual signage. The governor of Bergenhus, Erik Rosenkrantz, built the fortified tower in the 1560s as his residence, although the oldest parts date back to the 1270s. The cellar houses the infamous dungeon, where prisoners were kept from the end of the 15th century until the 19th century. Climb up the slender stairway to the rooftop, which offers views over the harbor, waterfront, and city. Make Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen a centerpiece of your Bergen vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bergen vacation planning site.
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  • We enjoyed visiting this tower come castle come fortress. We climbed stairs to each room and descended the spiral stone stairs. There were interesting exhibits in some rooms, others were fairly...  more »
  • Visited early morning in January so had the place to ourselves. The tower was under repair so visuals down a bit but the rest of the complex was a good visit. Multilingual sign boards a bonus.  more »

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