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Old Town Bern

Marktgasse, Bern, Switzerland
+41 31 328 12 12
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“old town” (636 reviews)
“the river” (191 reviews)
“old world charm” (15 reviews)
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Marktgasse, Bern, Switzerland
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+41 31 328 12 12
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"old town"
in 636 reviews
"the river"
in 191 reviews
"old world charm"
in 15 reviews
"clock tower"
in 105 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 28 reviews
"unesco world heritage"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 52 reviews
"day trip"
in 32 reviews
"the main street"
in 41 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 23 reviews
"on foot"
in 24 reviews
"train station"
in 51 reviews
"fairy tale"
in 14 reviews
"walk around"
in 31 reviews
"parliament building"
in 28 reviews
"tourist office"
in 14 reviews
"capital city"
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Highly recommend touring Old Town Bern. Incredible views everywhere in the city. The Bear Park was a nice free perk while walking the area.

Thank d00dl3
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We could hire a walking guide who walked and talked us thro the old city of Bern. It was fun knowing the history of Bern. She took us up to Munstarplatz and then we were on our own.

Thank Jagatbhatt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You will thoroughly enjoy the ease with which you can hop skip and jump around the old town area of Bern. Even if it happens to be raining the longest covered footpaths in Europe will ensure you keep dry. The beautiful green sandstone buildings are...More

Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bern has to be one of the best kept secrets in all of Europe. UNESCO world heritage site without the crowds that other cities get. Lovely arcades invite the visitor to a stroll, sip coffee, shop or just take the beauty of this old town...More

Thank Jaws550402
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bern is the capital of Swiss and old town live up to what a capital shall offer. Beautifully strucutred town is a treat to eyes.

Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed site seeing in Bern especially the bear park and clock. It was good to see the bears looking happy and healthy.

Thank Clare F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peaceful and pretty, it’s great to stroll around - an opportunity to catch glimpses of the turquoise river, to stop in the little cafes/bars, and appreciate the colonnaded streets and fountains. You can incorporate the city hall, parliament and the clock to your walk to...More

Thank Sara I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked our car in the car park at Neufeld. The cost of parking included the cost of the bus to Berne Barnhoff, the railway station. The number 11 bus pulls up at the front of the parking station and stops at the railway station....More

Thank WinstoWanderers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You "must see" old town Bern, if you miss it, your soul will weep. it is very beautiful and full of wonderful shops, a fairy tale city for sure. You will love it and hopefully the town clock will be working which will add to...More

Thank boo2U
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unexpectedly decided to visit Bern and this city was truly spectacular. The old town was easy to access from the train station and the arcades were magical. The squares were perfectly sized and the cafes all wonderful and not touristy. The ramparts along the river...More

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Ton k
April 13, 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
There are several Parking Garages in Bern. To get to them is only possible if you follow the signposts....possibly Navi as well if the car is a recent one.
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freyapel
October 9, 2017|
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Response from dbtanky | Reviewed this property |
The Tourist Office in the main railway station has plenty of free maps and guides and also does free or very cheap guided walks , recommended. They also speak good English and are very helpful. It is a safe city to walk... More
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Jimmax777
April 16, 2017|
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Response from gavjh2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hey- you can drive. I'd recommend parking at the Bahnhof and then exploring the town centre on foot. There is plenty to see in the central area, all within walking distance (the Bundeshaus, Zytglogge, Nydeggkirche etc). My... More
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