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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  • This is one of those hidden places maybe you Dont think to go but It charms you when you visit It. Just amazing.  more »
  • Great way to spend your time in Bern. Plenty to see, taste, and explore. Something for everyone to enjoy  more »
  • The bears are still around the old town and can be seen from atop. It is a nice area to stroll with restaurants too  more »
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  • Beautiful area. The city itself houses a very culture rich architecture and some amazing views throughout the area.
  • Very nice city, nice shops and a lot of history. The people are friendly, service is good. The city is clean and tidy and public transport good.
  • Clean, active, dynamic, with Restaurants and bars for all the tastes. Perfect place to spend time in any year season
  • Totally worth a visit. This kind of houses and galleries to walk under (Lauben), you will nowhere else in the world.
  • Very nice looking and also very quiet part for shopping and lunch