Bryggen

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Bryggen *
Bryggen in Bergen Built after 1702
Country  Norway
Type Cultural
Criteria iii
Reference 59
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)

Bryggen (Norwegian for the Wharf), also known as Tyskebryggen (the German Wharf), is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings found on the eastern side of the fjord coming into Bergen, Norway. Bryggen is on the UNESCO list for World Cultural Heritage sites. The name has the same origin as the Flemish city of Brugge.

Coordinates: 60°23′51″N, 5°19′24″E

This article is about a World Heritage Site