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Ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Bern
Owner description: An exciting game for groups of 3-12 persons:You get one hour to escape from mysterious rooms searching for hidden doors,... more » Owner description: An exciting game for groups of 3-12 persons:You get one hour to escape from mysterious rooms searching for hidden doors, solving puzzles, finding hints and keys and using strange objects.Only 30% of the teams have escaped so far. Will you? (The adventure is very thrilling, but not dangerous at all, contains no horror elements and is suitable for ages 11-77) Attention: Please book online one day in advance. Thank you! :) « less
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Ranked #2 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #3 of 34 attractions in Bern
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Ranked #4 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Parks; Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #5 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #6 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: History Museums

This museum features furniture and other antiques that demonstrate how people have lived in Switzerland for the past two centuries. more »

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Ranked #7 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Lookouts
Owner description: Located in the center of the Old Town, this 15th-century cathedral sports a towering 328-foot-tall spire that dominates the... more » Owner description: Located in the center of the Old Town, this 15th-century cathedral sports a towering 328-foot-tall spire that dominates the city skyline. « less
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Ranked #8 of 34 attractions in Bern
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Flea/ Street Markets

The home of the Swiss national government, this building's political significance stands out in an otherwise quiet city. The Federal Palace contains the two chambers of the Swiss... more »

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Ranked #9 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #10 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

This clock tower served as Bern's west gate from 1191-1250.  The tower was once used to imprison prostitutes; the astronomical clock was added in 1527-30 and has been giving a... more »

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Ranked #11 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Sports Complexes
Ranked #12 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: This large art museum houses the world's largest collection of Paul Klee works and has an extremely impressive selection of... more » Owner description: This large art museum houses the world's largest collection of Paul Klee works and has an extremely impressive selection of 20th-century artists. « less
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Ranked #13 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Art Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #14 of 34 attractions in Bern
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Ranked #15 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The social heart of the city, this public square is named for the bear, the animal that serves as Bern's symbol.
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Ranked #16 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Monuments/ Statues

 Brown bears have been associated with Bern since the Middle Ages and had been kept in a bear pit since the sixteenth century.  However there were strong feelings that this was... more »

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Ranked #17 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Architectural Buildings; Malls; Historic Sites
A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
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Ranked #18 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Natural History Museums
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Ranked #19 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Gardens; Lookouts
Affiliated with the University of Bern, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world.
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Ranked #20 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Once the apartment of Albert Einstein, it was here where the great scientist developed the theory of relativity in the first... more » Owner description: Once the apartment of Albert Einstein, it was here where the great scientist developed the theory of relativity in the first decade of the 20th century. « less
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Ranked #21 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #22 of 34 attractions in Bern
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Ranked #23 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #25 of 34 attractions in Bern
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Ranked #26 of 34 attractions in Bern
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Ranked #27 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #28 of 34 attractions in Bern
Owner description: Der Spielplatz Langmuur ist ein Abenteuerspielplatz im Herzen der Stadt Bern. Er liegt zwischen Altstadt und Aare, einige... more » Owner description: Der Spielplatz Langmuur ist ein Abenteuerspielplatz im Herzen der Stadt Bern. Er liegt zwischen Altstadt und Aare, einige Gehminuten vom Barenpark entfernt. Hier konnen die Kinder Wasser pumpen, sich in einem Segelschiff verstecken, allerhand Fahrbares ausleihen, klettern, schaukeln, rutschen. Schlechtes Wetter - kein Problem: An den Nachmittagen (ausser Montag und Sonntag) bietet die Baracke grosszugigen Platz zum Spielen. « less
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Ranked #29 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Museums
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Ranked #30 of 34 attractions in Bern
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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