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Barenpark

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Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
+41 31 357 15 25
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bear pit” (48 reviews)
“the river” (147 reviews)
“baby bears” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
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+41 31 357 15 25
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"bear pit"
in 48 reviews
"the river"
in 147 reviews
"baby bears"
in 7 reviews
"brown bear"
in 8 reviews
"fun to watch"
in 11 reviews
"old town"
in 52 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 13 reviews
"live bears"
in 9 reviews
"large area"
in 7 reviews
"tram depot"
in 6 reviews
"city centre"
in 8 reviews
"visiting bern"
in 9 reviews
"great view"
in 12 reviews
"nice walk"
in 6 reviews
"enclosures"
in 84 reviews
"habitat"
in 26 reviews
"pits"
in 37 reviews
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Reviewed today

As you may read from the guide, Bears are symbols of the city and were kept in the pit from the 16th century or something. Since the city life and wild animals do not come together, in 2009 they were relocated to the place near...More

Thank Julia F
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Reviewed yesterday

Since they upgraded from the old bear pit to this new enclosure, not much can be said a part of the fact that it is impressive and touching to see how much bernese people are attached to have the animals of their flag in their...More

Thank Alistair d
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was expecting a proper park where you could walk around and see the bears. What this really is is a bear enclosure next to the river where you can see three bears from afar if you're lucky. If you want to see bears, go...More

Thank danielcohn3736
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes, bears are the city mascot and it’s interesting to be able to see a few (3 I think) lumbering around a city park doing bear things. In a way it’s kind of cool but I also question the limited amount of space these wild...More

Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The kids enjoyed watching the bears roaming around. It was a nice walk down to the river with picturesque views of the old town. We had a lovely dinner at the restaurant beside the park.

Thank L C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw some bears. They are looked like happy bears. The bears have a great view of the city from their habitat, which must make them extra happy.

Thank David G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a vast improvement on the old Barenpit where the bears were housed at least here they can stretch their legs, more for the bears than the visitor.

Thank markthomas61
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at bear park. We Spotted two bears , who were having a good time in the park. River flows in front of the bear park which makes it more beautiful and natural in surroundings .

Thank gitika84
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

View the three bears in captivity in what we understand cost some $25 m after estimates of only $5m when construction commenced.Has lift from cafeteria/bar/restaurant down to waterfront which is calming/spectacular.Also vantage points from adjoining bridge offer great views .

Thank kayaker1953
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bears are a gift to the city and the river is a beautiful teal which is a great place to put your feet. It's an amazing sight and a great tap house.

Thank Debbi_DiFran
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elainesharkey1
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Alex L | Reviewed this property |
Moved, to a better location at the same place
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BornToTravel
August 15, 2015|
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Response from Jen S | Reviewed this property |
There are many other lovely things to see and do in Bern. Most importantly float down the river with the locals....
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Shailajaty
May 19, 2015|
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Response from Fabian S | Reviewed this property |
I SAW 2 of them
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