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Federal Building (Bundeshaus)

Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
+41 58 322 90 22
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The home of the Swiss national government, this building's political significance stands out in an otherwise quiet city.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
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+41 58 322 90 22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There must be few political headquarters in world so freely accessible. It is worth a watch.History of Bern is also interseting.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swiss parliament... Centre of the polictical power of swiss Beautifully designed and location is amazing. You can have one of the best view of alpes from here, specially in evening.

Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Swiss abbreviation CH ... This is where it originated. Beautiful architecture. Doesn't look like a government building.

Thank Bing18Oct17
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The tour of the Bundeshaus in Berne is really interesting for Swiss or foreigners. I saw that they offer tours in English, German and French which are all free of charge. You must reserve online (or by phone) and should be there half an hour...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

One of the lovely spots in Bern, the Bundeshaus with its 26 fountains and the lively plaza nearby is a must-see on a trip to the city!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I believe visits to the federal building (the Swiss parliament) are possible, but unfortunately we only admired its exterior. The building is really magnificent, consisting of three buildings really, a central one, which is the largest, holding the parliament rooms, and two symmetrical wings on...More

Thank Mira V
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautiful building, recently restored, where the federal government is based. Unfortunately there are no visits during the Easter time.

Thank sabrrota
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DipanwitaK2015
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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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