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Bern Sights and Landmarks Guide, Switzerland

Bern in Switzerland, the seat of Swiss Federal Assembly is one of the most charming cities of the country. Most of the people just think of Geneva or Zurich as destinations in Switzerland, but Bern can definitely be a great choice for your vacation. Sitting amidst the beautiful Alps and the River Aare the city has an enigma of its own. Bern holds a place in the list of UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites. With beautiful fountains, sandstone statues, narrow decorated streets and ancient buildings, the town breathes in medieval air. All in all Bern sights have a lot for you to explore.

Bern Sights: Architectural Sights

The buildings in Bern are built with fabulous architectural sense. One such construction is the Bundeshauser. The building is around a century old and is the home of the Federal Assembly of the state. The Florentine style of architecture of the building is really impressive. The Decorative Fountains is another popular Bern sights. It was built way back in the 16th century. It has a series of Bern landmarks that show the characters that are of historical and cultural importance for the town. The most admired fountains are the Kindlifresserbrunnen that shows a giant and Zeitglockenturm that is a clock tower which has moving figures around it. The 15th century Munster is built in true Gothic style architecture is worth visiting. The old town area of the city can take you back in past centuries. Taking a walk in the old town is the best way to explore the ancient buildings.

Bern Sights: Museums

Bern has a lot of museums and galleries for those who have a taste in art. The most visited museum in the town is the Historiches Museum Bern that has some of the most fabulous collection of tapestries of the past centuries. The museum also exhibits collections of various global artists. The Kunst museum gets you the finest collection of art work by various renowned artists like Picasso, Dali and Ferninand Hodler. The museum also exhibits various art exhibitions from time to time. Then there is another Museum of Fine Art dedicated to the excellent work of art by various renowned artists of the past. Museum für Kommunikation is a special museum that is dedicated to the progress of electronics and communication. It has various phones and other gadgets of the past.

Bern sights: Miscellaneous attractions

Bern offers good number of places that will make your kids truly happy. Bear Pits is a place near the Aare River that has number of bears. Kids love to watch bears doing tricks. Then there is the Bern Zoo and there is a puppet theater too in the town. For those who love adventure sports, a visit at the Gurten Hill is a must. The place has two restaurants and an adventure sports arena. You can go for hiking and snorkeling amidst spectacular view of the region. Last but not the least, the home of the famous scientist Einstein is a place of interest for many tourists. The house has recently been given a makeover and redecorated for the visitors.

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    I was home for 5 and half day, it was beatiful, and I need to thank for all of my friends for the many nice meetings, parties, talks. It was a very good almoust 6 days long short-week. Everybody knows how much I really love travelling, but Home is the best. Next time I can go home in 17th of...
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    I'm living at the moment in Bern (Switzerland). It is really interested to live in here, are happening some strange, but positive strange things what I wasn't expected in my life. I want to go in this year all around west and south Europe. I started to book the tickets, the hotels, hostels,...
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    Yesterday night, after I arrived home from Bern(from the old car festival) and I uploded the pictures, I realised how much I love making pictures. Is not just my work, is not just my hobby, it's much more than that... it is a vision, an illusion or much more than I could circumscribe, the truth...
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