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The home of the Swiss national government, this building's political significance stands out in an otherwise quiet city.
Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
+41 58 322 90 22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we arrived too late for a tour. The building is impressive and there are some spectacular views in the rear of the building.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area here is quite a bit but you can get your souvenir from this city .....cafes are nice ....construction everywhere

Thank Rashedlahha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bundeshaus is a must visit when in Bern. This is where the Swiss Federal Council is housed. One can book a guided tour inside the building to learn more about the history of Swiss federation and how it all started. The front side of...More

Thank cmor8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked passed and saw some children playing in the fountain in front. A little hard to get nice pictures of the building due to the lighting.

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a beautiful building in a reachable area!!! The water fountain on the square give a different note to the area. A place to visit and at walking distance from the center of Bern. Nearby you can find good restaurants yo either eat or take...More

Thank elina m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really didn't spend much time checking this site out. It was nice, and imposing, but not awe-inspiring. They say that there are nice gardens and green areas behind the place, but we did not even venture that far. I'd say that in this ancient...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Switzerland's federal government is much different than the United States. The individual states are autonomous. Seeing the Federal Building after learning the history of Switzerland made more it more interesting to see.

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Beautiful building with a small park area for picnic and view the sun setting over the city of Bern. One a clear day, you can also see the Alps. On the other side of the building is a small fountain, providing amusement for all especially...More

Thank dhasim
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The Federal Building housing the Swiss parliament is majestic. It has a classy grandeur attached to it. Visitors can enter the building free of charge, and without any security check. I didn't spot any policeman on the premises. One can also watch the proceedings, which...More

Thank Amitabh_Varma
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a beautiful building, easy to access and has a great location. The Swiss really do know how to do it well!

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22 February 2017|
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its no problem to go to courtyard for free. you have a Beautiful view over Bern. you can see the montains Eiger, Jungfrau und Mönch.
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