Kjottbasaren Market, Bergen

Kjottbasaren Market, Bergen

Kjottbasaren is Bergen's old meat market, founded in 1872. Just to the north of the Fish Market on Torget Street, is an ornate gabled brick building with a crenelated roof. This is Bergen's Kjottbasaren Market and food emporium. Originally specializing in meats, it now offers fruits and vegetables as well.

One can shop and dine here. Weather permitting, there will be tables and chairs in front of the cafe/restaurant. Be wary of the wind direction when digging into your waffles. The smell of fish from the neighboring fish market may put you off your feed.

Inside the market one is hemmed in by stalls selling chocolates, cheeses, meat, cakes and breads and souvenirs. The market was built in 1872 and restored in 1990. There are restaurants on the first floor and more stalls and shops above.

Kjottbasaren can be located at Vertlidsalmenningen number 2. Bon Appetit!

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Sight Name: Kjottbasaren Market
Sight Location: Bergen, Norway (See walking tours in Bergen)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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