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Federal Building (Bundeshaus)

Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
058 322 90 22
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Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
058 322 90 22

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While walking around the city, it would be nice if you passed by their parliament and see the lovely fountain where the kids dance and play.

Thank FadiSamaan
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the Federal Building of Switzerland, that is parliament house of Switzerland. from outside it looks magnificent. the water fountains without any water reservoir looks really off beat and elegant. there were also some street performers there, with their special skill and art. Previously...More

Thank UdgeethThaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Federal Building is walkable from the train station and also connected via trams. The water fountains opposite this building make it a very busy place for couples with kids to enjoy. As you approach this place the grand architecture amazes you, but before you...More

1  Thank DPratham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Federal Building offer its best view late in the afternoon. During the week it is possibile to have a guided tour (twice a day, reservation required at least one day before)

Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The building was being renovated when we visited but we could still appreciated the fine architecture.

Thank nics218
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This parliament is located very close to the Train station. You can get into a tram and couple of stops and you are at this foot of this remarkable building. My daughter enjoyed the fountain that was located in front of this building. Also you...More

Thank CGR1362
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this palace with my boyfriend and the day that we go in this place there are a traditional "party" where the people wears a traditional outfit and they gave a lottle present for all the visitors. For make the visit of this place...More

Thank Carlotta M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Well located massive construction however, really not sure what to make of it ? Tourist attraction I doubt it ? Design, Architecture with a pinch of pepper ? Just feels as if someone(s) just we're not inspired. Perhaps this is the true nature energy of...More

Thank dellingermiguel
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I walked from the east to take in the array of Parliamentary buildings that sit next to each other in the area. It was not clear where I could actually enter the building. I came eventually reached the Bundeshaus and enjoyed admiring the architecture. Parliament...More

Thank gavjh2017
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Parliament was not open for tours the day we were in Bern but we still enjoyed strolling around the building and going into the main foyer to admire the architecture and learn about Swiss democracy.

1  Thank Pechfoodlover
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Hi, is the courtyard or terrace behind the Parliament building (south side) accessible from the Bundesplatz side without going inside of the building? Is there any side passageway for it?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Richa G | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to go inside of the building to access the courtyard. It is outside and there are good restaurants around it. You can also go from behind the building to catch a glimpse of the beautiful Bern city.