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The social heart of the city, this public square is named for the bear, the animal that serves as Bern's symbol.
Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was passing by this square several times in Bern. It is very beautiful in all seasons. For example in winter time they install an ice skating field, where you can rent the ice skating shoes or you can also bring your own and you...More

Thank VittorioDeFalco16589
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Bern is not a big City but it does have many great secrets, from the facade the Bundeshaus just looks like another beautiful building but take a few extra steps down beside the parliament building and you will find a beautiful promenade with tables and...More

Thank markthomas61
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Swiss people often surprise me with their tolerance: In front of their government building they have the Bundesplatz which is quite busy with ANY kind of activity especially during summer. So while you are there, there is also quite a view from the Bundesplatz...More

Thank Werner S
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The heart of Bern, the social centre... This place is named after bear,animal which represents Bern city. Watch for light show at 7 pm

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A superb place in summer for the little kids and you'll see Asian tourists in skimpy briefs cavorting amongst the jets of water coming out of the ground - gush, gush, gush, giggles of glee. However, it's pretty boring after that. Often get an event...More

Thank Spekka
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Ok, it's the biggest square in the heart of Bern. So you when you are there, you get the feeling of space and you are able to look at the federal Buildings' facade from a distance. This was the main reason, why at the very...More

Thank Hans P
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is one of Bern's main attraction, it means Federal Square in English. This central plaza is lively and busy specially in summer where you can see kids and kids at heart playing at the water fountain guns around. There are plenty of cafes and...More

Thank loshens
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Bundesplatz is the beating heart of Bern and of Switzerland, and the adjacent Baerenplatz has a very nice open air market - the buildings surrounding the Bundesplatz are serious, especially the Swiss National ank building (currently under restauration - no worries, the Swiss franc...More

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I am always passing by BundesPlatz. The open pieces in the building of the F-Parlement, gives you a good overview of the city of Bern and feels like you are looking to an very nice painting. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Again the fountains. Well of course the building is incredible beautiful but just go for the fountains and cool down in the summer heat. And most likely you find others to share in the funn o f the fountain jets.

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