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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s hard to miss this square with its impressive architecture. Worth a tour of the building, but look out for its magnificent light displays. They are a real treat!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Harrytoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here in December and there was ice skating ring in front of this building renting not cheap skate gear. To the right of this building walk 200 meter to the beautiful garden and enjoy the Christmas market, spirit and the view. C U Around

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank majeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there was a great place for pictures and the view was fantastic.A musst see in Bern.Great City,Great Capital

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Erandoulis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold, foggy Sunday morning when I visited so I didn’t really get to see how beautiful it actually was. There were not many people around so that was a plus. The view from behind the building could be spectacular on a clear...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asrisopha
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch a fantastic light show at night that was projected onto the federal building! It was amazing! What a fantastic unexpected treat for us to stumble upon!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We were able to tour the grounds of the federal building, including the plattform / park behind and the fountains out front. Great place to sit and relax during your tour of Bern.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Although my time in Bern was short I did manage to get to see the Lights festival which was displayed against the Federal Building which was amazing and atmospheric. Of what I seen of Bern it was beautiful and typical of a Swiss town/city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank walshimaging
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic building and square. Not to be missed if you are in Bern. Visits recommended during the day and at night. Recommend going round the rear of the building for some wonderful views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stuart153Seaforde
Reviewed 18 November 2018

One of my personal favorites in Bern Alt Stad. The building is beautiful and the water in front is also awesome. however one of the best things to do is to go to the back of the building. This will provide views of the Aare...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

i enjoyed the animation show the performed during my stay in bern close to the center and you can walk around

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from BestFifty |
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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