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Encyclopedia > Fløyen

Fløyen or Fløyfjellet (originally written Fløien) is the most visited of the seven mountains that surround the city of Bergen, Norway. It has a funicular system Fløibanen that transports passengers from the foot of the mountain to the top in roughly 8 minutes. The funicular is used by tourists and citizens alike year-round. The kids (or anyone wanting to be a kid) ride it to the top in the wintertime to sled down the mountain-side. The top of Fløyen is roughly 399 meters above sea-level. De syv fjell (The seven mountains) surround the city of Bergen, Norway. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ... Angels Flight, Los Angeles, California with gantlet track configuration A funicular, also called funicular railway or inclined railway, inclined plane, or in the United Kingdom a cliff railway, consists of a system of transport in which cables attach to a tram-like vehicle on rails to move it up and... Fløybanen Fløibanen is one of Bergens tourist attractions and one of Norways most visited sights. ...



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