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A stone hall worthy of a king Hakonshallen is more than seven hundred and fifty years old, and was built by King Hakon Hakonsson between 1247 and 1261 as a royal residence and feasting hall. When the king’s son Magnus Hakonsson Lagabøte married the...more
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It was devastated by a blast in 1944 if I am not mistaken, reconstructed now which is obvious, but you can easily imagine how huge it was (and still is) when it was built. Below it is also amazingly large area with lot of tables...More
This is worth a short visit. The hall is named after its first builder King Hakon Hakonsson. My visit included a tour guide who gave us a short history of the hall including the changes it went through over the years.
This would be a pleasant venue for a special event, but there is very little to see, for which you will pay $10-$20, depending on your age or if you have already paid for another Bergen museum. Save your $$$.
Visited the fortress and decided to take a tour through Haakon’s Hall. Informative tour and knowledgeable guide who talked us through the history of the former capital’s fortress and main hall which was used for banquets and other meetings. It is close by the fish...More