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Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006 , Switzerland
Phone Number: (0) 31 357 15 25
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Renovation in Summer 2015

This is a very nice place and a must see for all visitors. Living close if yust want to share that a the moment they are redoing the place very nicely, but it could be that in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Bern, Switzerland
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32 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is more a question of, are they there,or, are they not? A sort of Einstein question relating to Special Theory of Relativity. is it me that is moving, or you? Haven`t seen the Bears in a long time; why, because they are not there. Of course, a thing can only exist if you see it. I didn`t, and neither... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The bears weren't there and quite frankly I was glad. The enclosure is incredibly small and boring. I can't imagine 3 bears living in such a confined space! I sure hope the so-called renovation work includes a major expansion. Bears roam and this park is nothing short of a hillside between a noisy restaurant and the river and the very... More 

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West Sweden, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Well, it is worth coming here for a quick look around but , really it is nothing special. Still some work going on, maybe it will be better later

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Avry-devant-Pont, Switzerland
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

When going to watch the bears, I always think it is like a luxury outdoor spa for bears Always a pleasure to see these great animals enjoying the place

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Berne
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a very nice place and a must see for all visitors. Living close if yust want to share that a the moment they are redoing the place very nicely, but it could be that in Summer 2015 there might some things be closed and the Bears are on vacation. But its a nice spot anyway. This has to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As the bears were moved away from the park, there were not much to see. Just a few statues of the bears and the bear garden.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

One of the main reasons for visiting Bern was to see the bears but the bern tourism office failed to let people know properly that the bear pit was being redeveloped ......

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Leusden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The site has been closed for maintenance works and the bears have been relocated elsewhere. This is poorly announced and many confused visitors arrive at the location only to find empty bear pits. Before the renovation, the site was "ok" because I felt that the bears did not have much space to wonder around as the enclosures were somewhat small.... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I visited Bern today, asked a few locals the way to see the bears and their directions were accurate and they happily helped me. However, when I got down to the part of the city where the bears live, I was greeted with a message from the bears that they are away on vacation until the autumn due to construction... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm reviewing the Barengraben ("bear pits") in downtown Bern, and the "Barenpark" may be something different. I just couldn't find a listing directly for "Barengraben." This unusual attraction lies along the river Aare right in downtown Bern. This famous tourist attraction is being re-done. I visited it when it had real, live bears three times as a child, and it... More 

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