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Norway Haugesund and Bergen photo gallery and tourist attractions

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I want to share with the community the photos of my trip to Norway

To see my photo gallery click on the link below

http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcodileo/sets/72157636152720505/

I visited: Haugesund and Bergen

Haugesund is a small coastal town in the region of Vestlandet interesting for the beautiful typical houses and the harbor, one day is enough to visit ( if you do not make trips to the fjords ). Bergen is a beautiful city where modern and traditional architecture blend together, 2 days are enough to visit ( if you do not make trips to the fjords ). There are beautiful panoramic views along the transfer route by bus and by boat that connects the two cities. Nature is certainly the most interesting part of a trip to Norway but my journey has been focused for the short time available and for economic reasons only to visit the cities and not to do cruises where you can admire the fjords

I want to point out the major tourist attractions

> Bergen what to visit :
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- Floibanen ( is the funicular to go on the hill of Floyen at 320 meters in height where you see the most beautiful view of the city )
- Cable car of Ulriksbanen to go on the mountain Ulriken at 642 meters in height
- Hanseatic wharf Bryggen or Tyskebryggen is UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Tower Rosenkrantz ( Fortress ) or Bergenhus Festning
- Fish Market Fisketorget
- Gamlehaugen ( Royal Residence )
- VilVite Science Center
- Grieghallen ( is a modern building used as a concert hall )
- Aquarius
- Cathedral ( Domkirken )
- Church of St. Mary
- Church of St. John
- New Church ( Nykirken )
- Museum of Old Bergen in the Gamle park
- Museum Edvard Grieg of Troldhaugen
- Hanseatic Museum
- Museum Horda
- Museum of Decorative Arts of Western Norway
- Maritime Museum
- Bryggen Museum
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Museum Leprosy
- Fisheries Museum
- University Museum of Bergen of Natural History
- Nygardsparken Park
- Festplassen Park with the Lille Lungegardsvannet ( is a lake )
- Excursions fjords

> Haugesund what to visit :
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- Harbor
- Islands Risoy and Hasseloy
- National Monument Haraldshaugen
- Town Hall
- Norwegian History Centre and Viking Settlement
- Arquebus War History Museum
- Open Air Museum Dokken
- Museum Visnes Mining
- Civic Museum Karmsund
- Cruise to the fjord Akrafjorden and cascade of Langfoss

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