Håkonshallen was built by Håkon Håkonsson as a royal residence and banqueting hall. Håkonshallen (Håkon’s Hall) has taken its name from its first builder, King Håkon Håkonsson, and was erected between 1247 and 1261. Håkonshallen has been a regular venue for the Bergen International Festival.
Wheelchair access: Very limited access.
Access for wheelchair users is difficult. Considerable assistance is necessary to negotiate the courtyard, and wheelchairs must be carried into the building and up the stairs to the hall.
Accessible toilet: Yes, but there are steps to enter the building.
Facilities for reduced hearing: No
Bergenhus Festning, 5835 Bergen
Closest bus stops are Bradbenken, Sandbrogaten and Bontelabo.
Closest car park is Rosenkrantzgaten. Some street parking in the vicinity. Cars may be driven to the entrance to drop off and pick up mobility impaired passengers.
Ticket sales at the venue entrance one hour before the event starts. If there is an introduction the ticket sales start 30 minutes before the introduction begins. Unclaimed tickets are also sold via fib.no.
26 North Restaurant & Social Club
offers a Nordic menu with ingredients
from the Norwegian fjords, farms and
The bar is open from 12:00 until late
Bryggen 47, tel: +47 47 71 04 67
Situated in Bergen’s traditional wharf
in locations that are restored and
reset to Hanseatic times.
Monday–Sunday at 16:00–23:00
Food orders before 22:30
Bryggen 29, tel: +47 55 30 69 50
To Kokker’s menu is a mix of the
traditional and the special – genuine
Norwegian traditional ingredients
prepared in new ways.
Food orders before 22:00
Bryggen 29, tel: +47 55 30 69 55