Music Pavilion at Byparken in Bergen, Norway - Encircle Photos

Music Pavilion at Byparken in Bergen, Norway

Byparken is a large city park located at the west end of Lille Lungegårdsvannet. The rectangular greenspace was created in 1865, a decade after a fire ravished over 180 homes in the neighborhood. The centerpiece is this lovely cast-iron Music Pavilion with Moorish details. Musikkpaviljongen was gifted to the city in 1888. Also admire the life-size bronze statue by Ingebrigt Vik of Edvard Grieg. This native of Bergen was a successful classical piano composer during the late 19th century. In the background is the former Telegraph Building. The first floor is now the Telegrafen Shopping Center.


Olav Kyrres Gate 27, 5014 Bergen, Norway


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