Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Bern
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Home to the Swiss national government, Federal Building (Bundeshaus) provides rich historical and architectural delights. The grand structure was completed in 1902 and has become an iconic part of the city's cityscape. In addition to enjoying views of the building itself, you can visit its rear terrace for a superb vista of the Alps. Complimentary guided tours are also available when parliament is not in session. A tour gives you access to the building's ornate interior, steeped in symbolism, where a guide will discuss the history of the parliament and the workings of the Swiss governmental system. Arrange to visit Federal Building (Bundeshaus) and other attractions in Bern using our Bern vacation generator.
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  • While visiting Bern for the day I decided to stop by the Bundeshaus. The architecture, sculpture, stained glass, wood work, and art was very pretty. The tour guide was very knowledgable and did a grea...  more »
  • This is an impressive building with an excellent view from the terrace behind it. Worth a quick walk around. 
  • Unfortunately on the day we were there we were not able to take an English speaking tour because none were arranged. So while we were not able to vie the inside grandeur, we could see the scale of the...  more »
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  • There was a cool light show at night. Not sure how often they do it.
  • The federal parlement. A nice federal building, worth a visit. The garden is also nice with water fauntains
  • Try to visit the Palais Fédéral! It's a very interesting place with many chambers and rooms. Outside, the place is beautiful.
  • Go for the free tour. There are many interstings stories inside that builduing!
  • Very beautiful building with nice ambience and interiors heritage could not see much inside as reached late