The King Håkon’s Hall


The medieval stone hall Håkonshallen is more than seven hundred and fifty years old, and was built by King Håkon Håkonsson between 1247 and 1261 as a royal residence and feasting hall. When the king’s son Magnus Håkonsson Lagabøte married the Danish Princess Ingeborg in 1261, 2000 guests were hosted in three buildings. “Kings held court in the stone hall”, as the sagas say.

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Haakonshallen 60.399632, 5.317501 HåkonshallenBergenhus FortressBergen Hordaland, Norway (Directions)

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