Old Town Bern

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The Altstadt von Bern is a unique beauty in the city of Bern. The old town makes for a fantastic leisure stroll downhill to the riverside. In the town you will come across magnificent old buildings with commendable architectural designs. The cathedrals in the old town are very attractive and well maintained while the   parliament building is something you cannot afford to miss. If walking down to the town space is not you're kind of thing, take the tram to enjoy and explore the area.

  • Be careful of the tram that passes very close to the pedestrian path.
  • Take the tram on the way up as the climb will seem to be strenuous after a fun day.

  • Train: Schweiz. RailCity Bern
  • Train Station
  • Bus: Bus Dagi Bus Station

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  • Old Town Bern Address: Grunes Quartier 3011 Bern, Switzerland
  • Old Town Bern Timing: 24-hrs
  • Old Town Bern Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Old Town Bern(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Old Town Bern: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Bern include Old Town Bern in their plan

  • 38.27% of people start their Old Town Bern visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Old Town Bern

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

52.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Old Town Bern

People normally club together Kunstmuseum and Zytglogge while planning their visit to Old Town Bern.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Best place in Europe. Beautiful old city that's still intact. The arcades are great when it's raining. It's super walkable. The shops are nice. It's on a hill so once you walk down from the train station, it isn't so fun walking back up, but the trams are around regularly. At the bottom of the city is the bear park.

  • Walking across the centuries! We were looking for an Internet Cafe on Google Maps. Still taste of vegetarian food from Tibits (founded in 2000) Bern Bahnhof, this led to a memorable walking tour through the Old City of Bern built in 1200s. Walking on Route 8, we crossed the church field bridge (Kirchenfeldbr├╝cke, built in 1883). Looking to the right, through the construction fence, I stabilized my iPhone X and took a couple of photos of picture-perfect view of historic architecture to the right of the bank of river Aare. Next random sighting was the magnificent mechanical clock tower (Zytglogge, built in the 13th century). Finally, a walk on the historic street (Marktgasse, from those ancient times), a hectic marketplace with a seemingly harmonious blend of old architecture, countless shops and the buses - a symbol of state of art public transport from the modern era.

  • Fairyland! River of turquoise makes this city magical.

  • Fantastic city! Modern next to ancient.

  • Incredibly lovely sixteenth century street. Also home to the Einstein house and museum. Unfortunately the clock tower is under repair. May 2018

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