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Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0) 31 357 15 25
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The city of Bern care for its bears!

A long time ago, I arrived in Bern by the night train in Summer and before going to my meeting, I went to visit the bears which Bern keeps since the middle age, I found them in a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A long time ago, I arrived in Bern by the night train in Summer and before going to my meeting, I went to visit the bears which Bern keeps since the middle age, I found them in a late 19th century zoo setting, now they are in a nearby park where they can either hide or watch their visitors, they... More 

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Oron-le-Chatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk down to see the bear in the bear park. Nice new facilities for the bear. Seems animal appropriate. He can walk about with inside and outside access. Also has his own pool of river water.

Thank sarahbeaky
Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You're in Bern, you've naturally decided to take a walk along the main street. The bears are just a little further down the street. Keep walking and remember to make a donation to support the care of the bears. They're bears, they're great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While this is not a must visit sight in Bern, it's perfectly located at the end of the old town and is on the way to the Rosegarden (probably the best viewpoint over the city). With that in mind, it's worth a short visit to see the bears and enjoy the view across the river. The bears have a large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Barenpark is a really good and easy way to see some wild bears on the edge of a modern city. The setup is basically a elevated path with glass 'walls' around the exterior of an enclosure (think a zoo enclosure, but the size of 1-2 football pitches) that allows good viewing from different angles of the bears therein. Bears... More 

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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a strange thing to see in Bern and is definitely worth a look. I'd never seen bears before and I thought this was a great attraction. The walk and view are also stunning. Children and adults alike would love to see these bears. There is also a great restaurant next door which is the Altes Tramdepot, which... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we did not see any bears, but the walk and the view were certainly worth the time that we took to see it. On our way back to our hotel we passed another couple we knew who were on their way down to the pit as well. They had to have gotten there only 15-20 minutes after we left... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen brown bears in the wild I could never grade this highly. However the new bear area is much better than the old bear pits on top of the hill. These were tiny. See for your self. The new enclosure has space, river to swim in and multiple levels they can climb up and down. Free viewing and lift... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the very beautiful city of Bern, saw the zytlogg then wandered through the markets that were set up, as we visited on a Saturday. We made our way over the bridge to Barenpark. There were 3 bears to watch. It was a very popular attraction. We were hoping to see the bears swimming - but it was... More 

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Burlington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always a little concerned about seeing animals in big cities. In days of old, the city bears were kept in a bear pit. Ick. But they're in a big lovely spot next to the river where they get to fish from the water. There's an underground area for them for hiding out. There's a female, male and one of... More 

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