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Central Railroad Station

Address: Bern, Switzerland
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Ranked #13 of 51 things to do in Bern
Type: Architectural buildings, Malls, Historic sites, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Owner description: A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
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Type: Architectural buildings, Malls, Historic sites, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Owner description: A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW 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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185 reviews 185 reviews
112 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

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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Taipei, Taiwan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

While we just get into the train, two man walk into to the coach in a fast pace, one of them try to get my attention by asking me where is the train bound for. While the other one try pocket picking my wife's backpack. How to locate theft? 1. Two man walk together in a fast pace without luggage.

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San Marcos, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The train and bus stations are the central hub for travel through out Bern and beyond. Each arrives on time, to the minute. Going far afield to places in the whole country are easy.

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a great station, very clean, nice bathrooms, and the station is loaded with food options. The station has clear easy to follow signs for different trains and the staff is helpful. We stayed in a hotel directly across the street from the station and there was no noise at all. This is a great place to stay if... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The pulse of the great mass transit system for Bern. Lots of interaction and foot traffic. Easy on/off the transit system for access to the city center.

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Bern, Switzerland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A highly functional railway station. Great signage, lots of shops that are open till late at night (including Sunday's).

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San Ramon, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Easy to navigate and great shops. Especially loved the coop, chocolate store. TI stations was MOST helpful and guided us well

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California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Central Railroad station in Bern is huge...It's a shopping center too with big names and great shopping. One could get lost just wandering along and looking in the store windows. So it you are going to a train make sure you keep your eyes on the signs to you destination or check with one of the nice, multi-language persons... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is very large station. Has plenty of shops from ranging food to sim cards. The station shops are the only shops open on Sundays as well (thank god). Every other shop is closed on Sunday. Very easy to book tickets from either the number of booking counters/ tourist help center/ vending machines. Also currency exchange is available in the... More 

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