UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Bern
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Stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, a World Heritage Site with arcaded walkways arranged along streets dotted with hundreds of public fountains. Although most of its structures underwent massive restoration in the 18th century, the old neighborhood retains much of its original layout and character. Home to Switzerland's tallest cathedral, the atmospheric Old Town stretches along a U-shaped peninsula, surrounded on three sides by the Aare River. Begin your walk through medieval Bern at the Old Town's landmark clock tower, featuring one of the world's earliest examples of animatronic technology. To see what the locals call "the longest running act in show biz," stand in front of the clock on the hour. Add UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and other attractions to your Bern trip itinerary using our Bern vacation route planner.
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  • The old town of Berne is worth a journey always and at any time of the year. Can arrive to train (located on the western edge of the old town) or by car (several car parks and in the old town there). Characteristics of the old city are many arcades, the Zytglogge (a large and beautiful clock on a tower mounted), the fountain, the shopping, the Federal House, markets and of course the bear moat at the eastern end of the old town.
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  • 八點多 天色未亮 卻已經很有朝氣的都市 由車站一路沿著長長的街道經過很多美麗的藝術品 走到底就是熊公園,有一個人特地帶我們去看了橋下還在睡覺的小熊 非常可愛 再往上爬就可以看到伯恩的舊城區圍繞著藍綠色的阿勒河,美景無敵! 
  • The whole city is a world heritage site, the remains of the good old Switzerland. It seems like the Switzerland Edition Kyoto, old buildings still remain very. In mid-December I visited, was covered with dense fog. So look and the Alps are not visible, but it will be fine.
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  • Beautiful city with important buildings. you can see at least one well known person at the entrence of Unesco. Building surrounded by hotel; shops a big park .
  • Manificent city Bern , historical buildings , famous fountains ,museums and clock towers . It's like an open air muesum 😍
  • Amazing!! Loved the cobblestone-laden quarter with lots of interesting sites. Commanding drinking fountains with sculptures whose art is uniquely Bernese pepper the area. Architecture is well-preserved. Lots of restaurants and plazas where people gather. The place is so alive.
  • Beautiful streets with porticos and shops all along, many below street level. It looks amazing both during a sunny afternoon and at night.
  • Amazing to see the blend of old and new as you walk down the cobblestone street or through the arcades flanking it. Head all the way down towards the river and be rewarded with some lovely views back over the town.