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. Make your Bern itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • The Swiss capital is a nice place to visit all in all and the Old town has interesting elements. My favourite part is the view from the other side of the river and also from the old town overlooking t...  more »
  • A walk through the beautiful arcades of the old town of Berne is an absolute must. Who here has not been, has missed the essential.
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  • Ideal for the pleasure of walking without too tiring... houses are in interesting to their details of the shutters and roofing... the city is rich of beautiful fountains!
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  • Amazing old town. See the Zytglogge at 10 minutes to the full hour. And don't miss the Münster Tower. Also very nice is one of the shortest cable trains in the world from Bundesterrasse to Marzili.
  • Bern is awesome. Many hidden pearls, easy to get everywhere.Great views to the Alps I just love this city
  • Beautiful landscape, nature's beauty place with scerene atmosphere, calm and quiet place, no traffic jam, simply beautiful, thank you
  • One of the most beautiful old cities to explore! Highly recommended!
  • Beautiful area. The city itself houses a very culture rich architecture and some amazing views throughout the area.

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