The importance of Bergen
Bergen is the home of Norway’s second most populated city with a population of almost three hundred thousand people living in it. The city is located on the western cost of the country. The City of Seven Mountain is the other name of the Bergen. This name is given to the city because it is surrounded by the Seven Mountains naming Sandviksfjellet, Rundemannen, Fløyen, Ulriken, Løvstakken, Damsgårdsfjellet and Lyderhorn.
Talking about the importance of city at National level, the city has the honor to have the “Bergen School of Meteorology” which was established in the year of 1917. The Bergen School of Meteorology is the home of modern weather predicting using the rules of mathematics. The city is also blessed with the Norwegians oldest school of Business and Management Sciences named as “Norwegian School of Economics”. This school was founded in the year of 1936 by the King Haakon VII. This school is also the home of modern researches and developments in the world of business studies. NHH is the short name for Norwegian School of Economics and, is one of the famous institutes in the world. Third famous institute which this city has is its university. University of Bergen was established in the year of 1946. The university has almost 15000 numbers of students around the world. In short Bergen can be called as the center of High level education at national level.
At international level, the city is famous for its fish farming, shipping, petroleum industry at offshore areas and technology of subsea. Subsea technology is the name of using different methodologies, technologies and equipment to use for the search of undersea natural resources like oil and gas etch.
Now coming towards the natural beauties, sceneries, and worth visiting places, there are many attracting points which Bergen holds for its visitors. The first mode to approach Bergen is recommended through sea, and then roads and air way are the other options too. Reason for recommending the sea route is due to its eye catching fjords on the way. These famous fjords are also included in the list of world heritage from UNESCO. Due to these fjords, Bergen is also known to be the “Gate way of Fjords in Norway”.
There are many attractive activities which attract the tourists toward the city. For example Bergen is known for hosting best football matches thus providing the football enthusiast opportunity to fulfill their passion for the game.
As a stranger or a tourist, one does not need to worry about the night stays, eating and drinking places. There are more than 30 hotels in the city serving their guests. These hotels not only provide the best quality services but are also very affordable.
Hence in the end, we can say that Bergen is a universal city having its own traditions and history. It is a huge city with residential areas appeal and fresh environment. Bergen likes guests. What’s more, Bergen is worth a visit. One will always find Bergen a welcoming city.