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The home of the Swiss national government, this building's political significance stands out in an otherwise quiet city.
Bundesplatz, Bern 3005, Switzerland
+41 58 322 90 22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice building that drugs attention when walking around the cetral street of old Bern. Interesting and amusing water springs in front and a nice sitting area with great views at the back of it. Cafes and restaurants at the square in front of the building....a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just really nice to go around and see. The building is very well maintained and the view behind the building is awesome.

Thank Sal M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Federal Building is in the Alstadt. It has really interesting architecture. There are also a nice set of fountains out front. If you want a picture you should take it later in the day when the sun is better.

Thank mafischl
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Unfortunately we arrived too late for a tour. The building is impressive and there are some spectacular views in the rear of the building.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The area here is quite a bit but you can get your souvenir from this city .....cafes are nice ....construction everywhere

Thank Rashedlahha
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The Bundeshaus is a must visit when in Bern. This is where the Swiss Federal Council is housed. One can book a guided tour inside the building to learn more about the history of Swiss federation and how it all started. The front side of...More

Thank cmor8
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Walked passed and saw some children playing in the fountain in front. A little hard to get nice pictures of the building due to the lighting.

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Quite a beautiful building in a reachable area!!! The water fountain on the square give a different note to the area. A place to visit and at walking distance from the center of Bern. Nearby you can find good restaurants yo either eat or take...More

Thank elina m
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We really didn't spend much time checking this site out. It was nice, and imposing, but not awe-inspiring. They say that there are nice gardens and green areas behind the place, but we did not even venture that far. I'd say that in this ancient...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Switzerland's federal government is much different than the United States. The individual states are autonomous. Seeing the Federal Building after learning the history of Switzerland made more it more interesting to see.

Thank Ronald J
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22 February 2017|
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Response from BestFifty |
its no problem to go to courtyard for free. you have a Beautiful view over Bern. you can see the montains Eiger, Jungfrau und Mönch.
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