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Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0) 31 357 15 25
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Bears!

Baren...derived from "bears"... one of the most interesting locations in the town. First time I have seen live bears in the centre of the town. Had to go twice to see the bears... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Aashraya K

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Baren...derived from "bears"... one of the most interesting locations in the town. First time I have seen live bears in the centre of the town. Had to go twice to see the bears. When I went in early March, the bears were nowhere to be seen...probably in hibernation. Had to go again in May to see the bears.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bear Pit is a justly famous part of Bern. At a very simple level, it is exactly what it claims to be: a large enclosure containing bears for the tourists to watch (or maybe a provider of tourists for the bears to watch). Totally free, too. Set on a steep bank by the River Aare, when I was there... More 

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Goshen, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Bern, you just have to see them. It is a long walk from the train station, but I was glad we went.

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Misgav
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area, so took a look (at 2 bears in an enclosed park). But I would not suggest making a special trip to this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every tourist in bern must have to see bear park. Located directly on the Aare, with a great restaurant in the river.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're not used to seeing large bears, this is a quick place to visit as you cross the bridge into town. The architecture of the old bear exhibit is interesting too.

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Eloy, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking in old town and stumbled upon the bear park by the river. It was neat to watch the bears eating and playing in the water. There is a nice bar at the top as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For any animal lovers, you will truly enjoy a trip to barenpark. The Bears were out swimming and eating their veggies when we were there a little before noon. Their habitat is right off the river and close to old town Bern.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never bored seeing these bears running, playing in water, climbing trees, do wrestling with his firends. It is located on the crystal green clear riverside! very nice feeling

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Sun City Center, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bears look so nice and easy going at this viewer friendly sight. The ranger was there at the time and he had lots of good information. The Bears weigh about 350 kilos and they put on about 40 more to hibernate. Nice setting and we'll worth seeing.

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