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Travel to Bern, the capital city of Switzerland, as well as, the political and diplomatic center. It has been described as “the most beautiful that we have ever seen” by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
This picturesque city characterizes with its strategic location, thanks to the surrounding hilly landscapes, floppy green forests, and blissful villages. Bern is small enough to be explored on foot, as the most of the town is a pedestrian zone. It is hardly worth to take a car anywhere.
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, charming squares, and towers.
There are plenty of outdoor cafes. Over hundreds of historical fountains add an extra character to the Old Town served as a water supply. When the weather is right, Bern feels almost Mediterranean. Continuing your trip within the colorful fashion boutiques on the famous shopping Marktgasse Street. It is a site to nine astonishing fountains with unique sculptures.
If you have the courage, 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.
One of the highlights of summer time is to increase your daring and jump into the cool waters of Aare River to get the most refreshing feeling for the hot summer days mixed with incredible views of the Old Town.
Visiting Bern's friendly 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. It has been in service for over five hundred years.
The Rose Garden with 220 sorts of roses is a heavenly place to unwind. From where unfold the magnificent atmosphere and enjoyable unrivalled panorama of Bern City. Nowadays, the Prison Tower serves as the residence of the Confederation's political gathering, as well as accommodation for political events and the exhibitions.
The Town Hall is hosting the meetings of the cantonal and city parliaments. Switzerland Tour connects all the tourists with the cultural diversity of Bern region. Especially, those who are 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.
Join Switzerland-tour in one of the entertaining informative tours around this magnificent city to immerse yourself in the popular attractions of Bern city and divulge some hidden corners.
Here are best sightseeing spots to inspire your stay in Bern Switzerland:
- Fountains with Figures
- Clock Tower “World’s oldest functioning watch
- Bear-Pit (Bern Bears)
- Holy Ghost Church
- Botanical Garden
- Garden of Roses
- Federal Palace of Bern
- Bern Minster
- Einstein House-Museum