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Address: Bern, Switzerland
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Description: A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more...
A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
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it's a train station, what do you expect

a well located train station, near the old city and place for visits, clear sign for travellers, and plenty of shops there

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not one of Switzerland's finest train stations--it was pretty grimy, poorly signed, and had few sitting areas. So, the moral of the story is get in and out but it's not a place where you're encouraged to spend some extra time prior to catching your train.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

a well located train station, near the old city and place for visits, clear sign for travellers, and plenty of shops there

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It feels kind of funny to review a train station, but the central station in Bern was a great find. It is much like malls in the US. There are a number of different shops and restaurants. We used the Coop grocery every day -- open til 2200 when other groceries closed at 1900. It is located near the entrance... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Good design, especially the covers for rainy day tourists and for a chic tram terminus. But I hated how it lacked signage to help tourists distinguish the two exits. We got off on the other side of the train and had to walk some distance on the streets until we were back at the entrance to the Old City. If... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As a station this is thoroughly clean and functional. Lots of shops to browse around. Good indications for the trains.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

the first step is arrive at the station, the next steps, for you to explore the old town. when you exit the station, not far from it, there's chocolatier, excellent!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The station was our first point to start the journey in Bern.. Shops , restaurants, snacks and bites, clothes , marts and more.. its not just a train station. . Info desk is so helpful to get the city map and to highlight the main tourist attractions of the city ..

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Been by train. The station is larger than it looks with some of it underground. There are places to stop for refreshment, souvenirs or to shop. If you get the opportunity, take the car park lift up to the top floor which brings you out onto a terrace with marvellous views of the city below you and... More 

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The train station has everything, restaurants, cafe's, fast food outlets, clothes shops, book stores, pharmacies, Electronics shop both a Coop and Migros and the best place to get a croissant, from Le Crobag!When every shop is shut elsewhere the shops at the train station are open until 10pm even on a Sunday. On the top floor theres often flash sales... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Don't be fooled by it's bland exterior.Inside it's more like an airport terminal with it's shops and eateries. The Tourist info office is also situated within the building which is convenient for those just .arriving in Bern

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Address: Bern, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern

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