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Bryggen

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Bryggen
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Bryggen, Bergen3.JPG
Bryggen in Bergen, built after 1702
LocationBergen Municipality, Bergen, Norway
CriteriaCultural: (iii)
Reference59
Inscription1979 (3rd Session)
Area1.196 ha (128,700 sq ft)
Websitewww.stiftelsenbryggen.no
Coordinates60°23′50″N 5°19′23″E / 60.39722°N 5.32306°E / 60.39722; 5.32306Coordinates: 60°23′50″N 5°19′23″E / 60.39722°N 5.32306°E / 60.39722; 5.32306
Bryggen is located in Norway
Bryggen
Location of Bryggen in Norway

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.

Wide view of Bryggen

Coordinates: 60°23′51″N, 5°19′24″E