To Be, To Bergen: Some Shakespearian advice to the short stop tourist, on how to create a great day in Bergen!

Bergeners easily interpret Hamlet's famous words "To Be, or Not to Be", according to our local experience: "To Be IN BERGEN, or Not to Be". So, if you are not in Bergen, come here! Bergen is indeed a pleasant place TO BE! We provide some free advice for you, if you arrive here as a cruise tourist, or if you arrive by air or train. Browse our suggestions for free and budget tourist attractions to you: Bergen walking tours, Bergen sights, Bergen attractions, activities in Bergen, hiking in Bergen, finding your way in Bergen. In short: Here is how to create a great day on low budget in Bergen—on your own. Good luck while BEING IN BEAUTIFUL BERGEN!

The fish market

Bergen Fish Market 1915. Photo: Samuel J. Beckett. By Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane. Public Domain.

The fish market of Bergen used to be a very busy spot where the fishermen used to sell their fish directly from their boats to the townspeople. Over the last decades, this trade has been totally changed, and nowadays tourists often constitute the great majority of the customers. You can still get some nice seafood here, and eat it at the market.
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Fish market - Torget

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Fish market - Torget 60.394740, 5.325108 The Fish Market Torget (Directions)

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