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Gurten

3084 Wabern-Bern, Bern, Switzerland
031 970 33 33
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Ranked #2 of 30 Attractions in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Parks, Outdoors
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you have a public transit pass, it works on the funicular to the top of the mountain. We enjoyed a ride to the top and walking down. Climb to the top of the tower and you should have a great view of the Alps with a map to name the peaks (it was cloudy when we were there so... More 

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Bath
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Dogs and pushchairs welcome on the cable car up - that is, if you don't want to climb the mountain. Sightseing point at the top from there a fantastic view over the Berner Oberland, round to the Jura Mountains and Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau in the distance. That in itself is awesome, carry on for a long walk on the... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

the Gurten is Bern's very own "home mountain" - they call it the "Haus Berg" - it is reached with a short street car ride from the city center to Wabern and from there with the Gurtenbahn (cog railways "Zahnradbahn) to the summit. On the summit on a clear day one can enjoy spectaculars views of Bern, the Bernese Alps,... More 

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Wien
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87 reviews 87 reviews
50 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you are lucky enough to go there on a sunny, bluebird day, you will definitely enjoy the views. I've been there twice in a sunny October, the first time I got back in the city via Wabern, the second time via Köniz. The way down on the Wabern side is sunier and goes through picturesque pasture areas and ends... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If you want to get rid of the city hustle, go up gurten hill. You can choose funicular, but if you feel fit,i recomend to walk it up. From there you can see a spectacular view over Bern, and over the Bernasie Alps. The view is magnificent and full of stamina gaver.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a nice trip up in the tram and enjoyed some lunch at the top. Unfortunately the day was too hazy to see much from the top and we ended up having a better view from the rosengarten! This would be best for kids I think, with activities etc up the top.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

nothing particular : it's a buffet, serving season rösti, salad and dessert. Nothing tremedous, but not disgusting for the price

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Makati
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Gurten park is a fantastic place for outdoor activities near the city center. The furnicular going up the park was a thrill for the kids. Once you are up there in the park, you are greeted by fantastic views of Bern. There are many fun activities for kids and kids at heart. The mini train was a hit for the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The view of bern is just gorgeous. There are plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the view. The ride up is free with a swiss pass. It was interesting to see bikers ride the funicular up to ride their bikes down.

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Relaxing place, cute overview of Bern, nine restaurants, gorgeous places, a place for kids and anybody with a kid mindset...Summary: The place to visit (walk or take the train at the famous Gurten Bahn.

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