The major buildings at the medieval Bergenhus are Håkonshallen (Haakon's Hall) and Rosenkrantztårnet (Rosenkrantz Tower). Both are open to visitors. Håkonshallen is a royal ceremonial hall erected during the reign of Håkon Håkonsson in the mid-1200s. It was badly damaged by the explosion of a German ammunition ship in 1944, but was restored by 1961. Erected in the 1560s by the governor of Bergenhus, Erik Rosenkrantz, Rosenkrantztårnet served as a combined
residence and fortified tower.
Bergen, 5020, Norway
/81–57–04–00-Bergenhus festning; /55–31–60–67-Håkonshallen