The Rosenkrantz TowerBergen city centre

The Rosenkrantz Tower was the residence of Norwegian king Magnus VI.

The tower consists of winding, dim, narrow flight of stairs that lead from the 16th-century dungeons, guard rooms, a chapel, royal bedrom all the way up to the cannon attic. At the top you can enter the roof to get an excellent view of the city. 

Parts of the tower are from the 1270s and were built by one of Norway's most significant kings, Magnus VI. It has been extended several times for pursposes of fortification and offices for the govenors of Bergen.


  • Wheelchair access: No

  • Accessible toilet: No



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  • We encourage our audience to leave the car at home and use public transportation to the city centre.

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  • Bergen City Bike is an efficient and environmentally friendly means to get around the city centre. 


  • Parking is available at the the parking garage at Birkebein Senter or Bryggen

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