Norway – The World of The Fjords

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Norway - The World of The Fjords
Norway - The World of The Fjords

It is considered as the head of the tiger-shaped Scandinavian peninsula, Norway is now world famous for its thousands of small and large fjords, considered one of the world’s most beautiful places to explore the great beauty of Norway and the wonders of nature dating from the ice age. It is the 61st largest country in the world by area, but the population of Norway is just over 5 million. Many of the lands here are not severely impacted by human beings should maintain the beauty of wild. Therefore, the post will introduce the beautiful country which is named the world of the fjords.

1 Bergen – peaceful ancient capital

Once the capital of Norway during the thirteenth century, with its beautiful natural landscape and picturesque culture, Bergen is the second largest city (just behind Oslo), located on the west coast, is The harbor is home to a number of fishing boats, cruise ships, and also the most famous fjords in Norway.

 Bergen - peaceful ancient capital
Bergen – peaceful ancient capital

Furthermore, surrounded by seven mountains, the highest is the Floyen Mountain; Bergen is also known as Europe’s largest rainfall city. The old town of Bergen is very romantic with steep and small streets, very quiet. The houses along the slopes are beautiful Scandinavian style with bright colors eye catching. In Bergen, there is the Bryggen harbor area, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1979. There are still colorful, colorful houses from the 12th to 17th centuries. The row houses are built facing the harbor, the frontage facing the wharf, while the back has its own courtyard.

Besides that, right next to the harbor is the Fisketorget fish market, daily activity from early morning until late night. Born in about 1200, this is one of Norway’s most famous outdoor markets. Walking along the fish market, you will have a chance to invite to sample a variety of dishes, from smoked salmon to whale meat.

2 Meet Huldra on the world’s most beautiful railway

Meet Huldra on the world's most beautiful railway
Meet Huldra on the world’s most beautiful railway

Norwegian railways are considered to be one of the nicest in the world so visitors are encouraged to experience. It has been in operation for more than a century, but the railways are still good, and the ships are well equipped with the most up-to-date equipment to make visitors feel comfortable. The railway runs through hills, plains, rivers, allowing visitors to enjoy a variety of peaceful scenery. After 3 hours on the train, tourists will visit Flam. The terrain of the place consists of high cliffs up to a thousand meters, standing like solid stone walls. The foothills of the mountains are narrow bays – the result of geological changes since the Ice Age. When thick ice masses melt and slide at a very rapid rate, the gaps between the slopes are formed and then filled with seawater, into narrow, deep-watered bays which local people called Norway as a fjord.

Norway is always a wonderful country in the world; the place attracted a lot of tourists visiting each year. Besides these destinations above, tourists can visit a lot of amazing destinations in the country, you can visit Asia Travel Agency to read more and refer travel information as well.