Culture Tour in Bergen (Self Guided), Bergen

Bergen is a city with an old rich culture. It has plenty of venues like theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, concert halls and others. Music and art are popular here and the city has a vivid cultural scene. Take this walking tour to learn more about Bergen'a culture.
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Guide Name: Culture Tour in Bergen
Guide Location: Norway » Bergen (See other walking tours in Bergen)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Author: stacey
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Bergen International Culture Center

1) Bergen International Culture Center

The Bergen International Culture Center is part of the Bergen Kommune Culture Department. It was inaugurated in 1993 and is located in the center of the city. The center's purpose is to raise the public awareness of the rich local ethnic background. About 70 organizations maintain ties with this cultural center.
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Grieg Hall

2) Grieg Hall

The Grieg Hall is a 1,500 seat concert hall in Bergen. It has been the home of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra since the hall's completion in 1978. It hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986, and is the host of the annual Norwegian Brass Band Championship competition, which is held in mid-winter. The hall is named after Bergen-born composer Edvard Grieg, who was a music director of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from 1880 until 1882. The Grieg Hall recording studio is also famous within the black metal community, as several of the most important Norwegian black metal albums were recorded there, with Pytten as sound technician.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Det Akademiske Kvarter

3) Det Akademiske Kvarter

Det Akademiske Kvarter is a student house in Bergen. The house is run by about 400 volunteer students. Kvarteret hosts a huge number of happenings each year, ranging from juggling shows to concerts. In addition to hosting cultural events, it offers volunteers experience as sound technicians, bartenders, photographers and system administrators, to mention just a few. The students who work here primarily come from the University of Bergen, but also from Norges Handelshøyskole and Høgskolen i Bergen. Kvarteret just opened after a 3-year closure while expanding.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Bergen Cinema

4) Bergen Cinema

Bergen Cinema is located close to the center of the city. It consists of two buildings situated near each other - Magnus Barfot and Konsertpaleet. Films here are run in their original language with Norwegian subtitles. The cinema complex has 13 screens.
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BIT Teatergarasjen

5) BIT Teatergarasjen

BIT Teatergarasjen (BIT) are a producer and co-producer of international contemporary theatre and dance in Norway. They emphasize projects that stimulate international co-production and co-operations between different fields of art. BIT was established as a festival in 1983/-84, and changed into an all-year theatre in 1990. The program consists approximately of 50% theatre productions and 50% dance productions. BIT is one of the main producers and co-producers of international contemporary theatre and dance in Norway. BIT co-operates with theatres and producers in several European countries. It has no artistic crew employed, but works mostly with established companies. BIT's artistic director is Sven Birkeland and its managing director is Mette Helgesen.
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Bergen, Norway

Create Your Own Walk in Bergen

Create Your Own Walk in Bergen

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bergen is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bergen Architecture Walking Tour

Bergen Architecture Walking Tour

Bergen is an astounding city in Norway, well-known for its beautiful cityscape and architectural masterpieces which can be seen on each corner of every street. The following walking tour will guide you to the most architecturally beautiful buildings in Bergen.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Museums and Galleries in Bergen

Museums and Galleries in Bergen

Throughout history, Bergen has been an important city for Norwegian economy. The history of the city spans over a millennium with Bergen being a capital city and an important trading center. Some truly amazing artifacts are proudly displayed in the museums and galleries of Bergen. This tour will take you through the most impressive of them.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Bergen Shopping Tour

Bergen Shopping Tour

Bergen is probably one of the oldest shopping destinations in the world. For centuries, since its formation, the city has been a very important commercial hub. Today Bergen features a variety of shops and markets scattered around the city. However, it should be noted that Norway is an expensive country and Bergen is not an exception.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Bergen Kids Entertainment Tour

Bergen Kids Entertainment Tour

The city of Bergen boasts many great sights that may be pleasing to one's eye, mind and soul. There is just as much to see and enjoy in Bergen for the young visitors as there is for their parents. This tour highlights the attractions that your little ones are most likely to enjoy.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Bergen Religious Tour

Bergen Religious Tour

Over the centuries of Bergen's existence, many places of worship have been built here to meet the requirements of the continuously growing religious population. Some of the churches are as old as the city itself, and date back to the 11th century, thus representing true architectural and spiritual heritage.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and a popular tourist destination. The town features numerous structures and buildings of a great value, as well as beautiful pedestrian streets lined with shops and restaurants. Don't miss the chance to visit some of its most popular tourist attractions listed below.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km