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Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0) 31 357 15 25
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4-Hour Private Guided Tour of Bern

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Real Bears!

Like a mini-zoo right by the bridge. One of the bears was out and about so it is an interesting area to see before you cross the bridge in to the old section of town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
RichardK938
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West Palm Beach, Florida

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Several bears are kept at the park. Visitors can view from two perspectives - eye level or above. The park is simple and pales in comparison to a good zoo.

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doha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We almost walked past it and then we noticed a bear. It was truly amazing to find bears in the centre of a capital city. We enjoyed watching the bears in this impressive state of the art enclosure (totally free!) and the view of the city and river was also great. If you're in Bern, this should be top of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are 3 bears here. It's free to see the bears in their bear park which is huge. You can get a glass lift to the bottom and back up. I was lucky enough to be at the bottom when they were getting fed. One of the bears really likes the attention and they all get reasonably close up to... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 784 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located by the river Aare, this is an interesting park on the side of a bluff. We almost missed the scene until my wife spotted a brown bear roaming around. We had to look twice to make sure what we were seeing “was a bear” in Switzerland. The Old Town of Bern is famous for having “the Bear” has its... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a mini-zoo right by the bridge. One of the bears was out and about so it is an interesting area to see before you cross the bridge in to the old section of town.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may seem a bit odd (putting it nicely) for visitors that the Bernese built a park for a few bears at a price at which other cities would build an entire zoo. But the people of Berne just absolutely love their bears. Much of the cost of construction was covered by voluntary donations from the population. Unfortunately, due to... More 

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through old town to get to the park It was a beautiful day and we did see 2 bears roaming around There were lots of people so I,guess it's a must if you are in Bern

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is related to where Bern reputedly got its name from [Bern/Bear]. Although you are not allowed to feed the Bears, children will love the sight of them.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

20 minutes walk from train station Quite interesting to be able to see bears roaming freely Lots of kids There is a restaurant with own brewery beer . Interesting but not a great attraction

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While walking to the Rosengarten we walked past the Barenpark. It would be a lovely places to take kids and it is also a lovely view of the old town. So if you want to have a free view of a bear it might be fun for kids.

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