Bear Park

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  • Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, 3006 Bern, Switzerland
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +41-313571515
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park

In Swiss vernacular, Bern is pronounced as “Barn”, which translates to bear. An obvious association, since the bear is featured on Switzerland’s coat of arms and is treated as the country’s national animal. Stories say that the city was named after animal that was slayed in the surrounding forest area.

The love for bears becomes apparent in this park. Housing live bears in 1513, the Bear Park is a well-loved and rather popular place. The beautiful park built on the sloped alongside the Aare River, where the bears can play, take a swim, climb trees, adds to ambience of the park. The bears also have their own caves, should they desire privacy! If there’s ever a crash course you need on bears, the Bear Park is where you should be headed to. 

Bear Park Travel Tips

  • Entry is Free.

How to Reach Bear Park

  • Bern, Bärengraben (bus stop)

  • Brasserie Barengraben
  • Altes Tramdepot
  • Casa Novo

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  • Bear Park Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, 3006 Bern, Switzerland
  • Bear Park Contact Number: +41-313571515
  • Bear Park Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Bear Park(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Bear Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 73.36% of people who visit Bern include Bear Park in their plan

  • 48.52% of people start their Bear Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Bear Park

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

84.95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bear Park

People normally club together Old Town Bern and Cathedral At Munsterplatz while planning their visit to Bear Park.

People also prefer to start their day with Bear Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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