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Old Town Bern

Bern, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 33 Attractions in Bern
Type: Neighborhoods
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Bern is a lovely city! It was an unique architecture and it's just great to walk around its streets full of shops, charming cafes and fountains. There's an open market on Saturdays in which you can find all sorts of things, from food to clothing. The river adds up beautifully to the city scenario.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Made a day trip here from Grindelwald (near Interlaken). Took about 1.25 hours by train, not bad at all. There is so much to see and do here, so I recommend doing some research and jotting down what's important (unless you are staying here). They have a rose garden park that is just gorgeous, a bear park (I only saw... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

charming an beautiful Bern\ Loved our time in the city which is one of the most beautiful in Switzerland. Beautiful setting on the river, magnificent historical buildings and streets. great restaurants and social scene.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed in the old town so we were close to all attractions and were able to walk everywhere. Loved fact that streets were closed for a celebration and food stalls and bands created a really exciting atmosphere. They were reopening their main street in the old town after months of refurbishment.

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New york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The old town is home to very interesting historical buildings and architectures. The side walk on the main street is famous for its arcade. In addition, one of the apartments was home to Albert Estein, now a museum. The walk through the main street is pleasant and enjoyable.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My sister and I took the walking tour of Old Bern. It was very informative for a reasonable rate. The guide was very well informed and spoke English very well. My sister is very well acquainted with Bern and felt that the information was correct. She even learned something new.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice walk to end the day and before going to dinner. Lots of shops but the buildings and scenery were amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a charming district of City of Bern. It is really worth a visit. Spot some nice buildings, cathedral and of course the main street with a clock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was quaint, and so enjoyable to see the architecture and enjoy the buildings and many fountains in the city. All different and very interesting. It was a beautiful sunny day and the walk of the city was very enjoyable and allowed me to see many little shops and restaurants and places for a drink.

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Trogen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was in Bern with a group of my colleagues and we took a walking tour here. It was very nice with a lot of attractions and small shops in the basement of buildings and different fountains all over the old city.

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