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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  • A heart that beats to the rhythm of the beautiful water features on the square outside. From the back of the Parliament building magnificent view over part of the city. To see.
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  • A majestic House with a beautiful view in the rear building of Bern. In the summer, it is most beautiful because beautiful water festival is held on the square and children find their cooling.
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  • 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 th...  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