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The capital city of Switzerland described as “the most beautiful that we have ever seen” by J. W. Goethe is the Swiss political and diplomatic center.
The old city of Bern enlisted in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites is one of the rare corners of the world, which preserved its medieval townscape with numerous fountains, narrow streets, and towers.
If you have the courage to climb up 344 steps of the Cathedral of Bern, the highest tower in the city, you will be amazed by the majestic scenery of the old town nestled on the banks of Aare River and snowy mountains of Berner Oberland.
Visiting Bern's heraldic animals, Bears, you can create their medallions by your hands and take it with you as a bright memory. Your impression about the city would not be complete if you do not visit the ornate astronomical clock with moving figures, the Rose Garden with 220 sorts of roses, the prison tower, and the town hall.
Those interested in modern art will find themselves in heaven while visiting the Paul Klee center, a masterpiece made of steel and glass hosting most famous collections by Paul Klee as well as other outstanding temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists.
Here are things to do in Bern Switzerland:
- Fountains with Figures
- Clock Tower
- Bear-Pit (Bern Bears)
- Botanical Garden
- Garden of Roses
- Federal Palace - Bundesplatz
- Einstein House-Museum