Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bern

Bern is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bern one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bern is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bern or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bern. Explore the historical monuments of Bern with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bern guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bern page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Bern with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Zytglogge

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Bern

    Tags: Stage Show, Tower, Unesco Site

    Address: Bim Zytglogge 3, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A little before the stroke of every hour, a hoard of people flock to the clock tower in Bern to watch the puppet show that takes place when the oldest grandfather clock of this world gongs away to tel...Read more

  2. Cathedral At Munsterplatz

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Bern
    Cathedral At Munsterplatz

    Tags: Religious Site, Tower, Cathedral

    Address: Münsterplatz 1, 3000 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Cathedral of Bern as it’s popularly called is Switzerland’s biggest and oldest cathedral from the Late Middle Ages. A magnificent church you should not miss out on, don’t miss ou...Read more

  3. Federal Building

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Bern
    Federal Building

    Tags: Landmark, Heritage Building

    Address: Bundesplatz 3, 3005 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Staying true to the traits of a capital city, Bern has a magnificent Renaissance styled Parliament Building, considered a national monument and the seat of the Swiss Confederation. Rife with symbolism...Read more

  4. Einsteinhaus

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Bern

    Tags: Landmark, Town, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Kramgasse 49, 3000 Bern 8, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The world’s leading scientist’s hometown does well to showcase the life and works of Albert Einstein. The small apartment here in the Al Stadt, was where Albert Einstein lived with his fam...Read more

  5. Child Eater Fountain

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Bern
    Child Eater Fountain

    Tags: Statue, Tourist Center, Fountain

    Address: Gelbes Quartier, Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Child Eater Fountain (Kindlifresserbrunnen) or the Ogre fountain is one of the most popular fountains of Europe. The fountain has more than one interesting stories to its existence. Some believe t...Read more

  6. Munsterplatz

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Bern

    Tags: Landmark, Plaza, Unesco Site

    Address: Münsterplatz, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    As you walk through the cobbled streets of the Old City of Bern, you feel like walking through history. Munsterplatz is a beautiful part of the city, which retains its original charm. At the center of...Read more

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