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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. Plan your Federal Building (Bundeshaus) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bern using our Bern online trip planner.
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  • The Bundeshaus in Bern is definitely worth a visit when in Bern. The architecture is worth seeing and the history is interesting. It is advised to be with a guided tour to really know about the... 
    The Bundeshaus in Bern is definitely worth a visit when in Bern. The architecture is worth seeing and the history is interesting. It is advised to be with a guided tour to really know about the...  more »
  • The facade is not that impressive. But children were playing at the fountain with water spouts and were clearly enjoying the cool water amid the summer heat. At the back of the building present a... 
    The facade is not that impressive. But children were playing at the fountain with water spouts and were clearly enjoying the cool water amid the summer heat. At the back of the building present a...  more »
  • The Federal Palace is a building in Bern housing the Swiss Federal Assembly and the Federal Council. It is the seat of the government of Switzerland and parliament of the country. The building is... 
    The Federal Palace is a building in Bern housing the Swiss Federal Assembly and the Federal Council. It is the seat of the government of Switzerland and parliament of the country. The building is...  more »

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