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Old Town Bern

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Marktgasse, Bern 3000, Switzerland
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All reviews old town the river old world charm clock tower cobblestone streets unesco world heritage beautiful city the main street day trip on foot shops and restaurants train station walk around fairy tale parliament building other cities tourist office
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Reviewed yesterday

Best for Tourist Activities and Great Surrounded Area, highly Recommended for take a City Tour During your Stay at This Town of Swiss Alps

Thank CoinsExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this city. It's got a lot going on with great walking/shopping streets. Great restaurant choices everywhere and great views wherever you are.

Thank gjb-6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Bellevue Palace in Old Town. A 5 star beautiful hotel in the central part of Old Town. Within walking distances to all the shops and outside cafes. A must see part of Switzeralnd.

Thank Actiongram1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historical center of the Bern is Unesco cultural world heritage site. Marktgasse is a very beautiful pedestrian street, full of arcades and shops.

Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bern is an incredible city with so much to see and do! Train / bus transportation gets you anywhere you want to go. Many restaurants and sites to see! You need to visit the old cathedral and climb the 312 steps to the top and...More

Thank ripkengamers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had only one afternoon to visit Bern. Therefore we decided to follow Rick Steve’s path to some extent. We park at the train station parking and strolled through town. Make sure you remember were you left your car, since it can be confusing. Lately,...More

Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the most beautiful of all the main cities in Switzerland....From the train station to the river banks and opposite, the architecture is interesting, but the most romantic and gorgeous part is around the bridges and the river banks with amazing views. From the trin...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to get around with the bus lines. Lots to see and do. Many many restaurants to choose from. Don’t miss going to the Bear pits for which bern is named.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Berne has a really beautiful old town. It is totally amazing walking up and down the small streets in the old city.

Thank Earthman123
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Old town Bern is a very nice place for an exceptional week-end. You can see many historical places with many beautiful building like the biggest clock tower of course. Durring sommer we can swim in the river. And people are joyful.

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Ton k
13 April 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
There are several Parking Garages in Bern. To get to them is only possible if you follow the signposts....possibly Navi as well if the car is a recent one.
9 October 2017|
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Response from dbtanky | Reviewed this property |
The Tourist Office in the main railway station has plenty of free maps and guides and also does free or very cheap guided walks , recommended. They also speak good English and are very helpful. It is a safe city to walk... More
16 April 2017|
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Response from gavjh2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hey- you can drive. I'd recommend parking at the Bahnhof and then exploring the town centre on foot. There is plenty to see in the central area, all within walking distance (the Bundeshaus, Zytglogge, Nydeggkirche etc). My... More