We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Very artistic fountain in cathedral square

Of the many sculptures and fountains in old Bern, this one of Moses in front of the Cathedral in... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Ricardo B
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fountains...

Old Bern town is famous for fountains and there about 12 famous one in old Town. Each has it's own... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Umang A
via mobile
Read all 44 reviews
15
All photos (15)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good67%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“main church”(2 reviews)
“old town”(2 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Oct
Nov
-3°
Dec
Contact
Munstergasse, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Bern
from USD 696.40
More Info
from USD 234.90
More Info
Reviews (44)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
6
8
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
6
8
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ten commandments main church old town horns statue street
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mosesbrunnen (sculpture and fountain) is very close to the Bern Minster. A lovely area of the city and worth many photos. It is wonderful, seeing the colors on the sculptures. This fountain dates to the 16th century and was rebuilt in the 18th century...More

Thank muzique1960
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We included a visit to each of the fountains we passed in our tours. The Bernese have done a great job of maintaining them, and you can actually see the canals that feed each fountain run under the streets. Very cool.

Thank FriendlyTraveler64
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Of the many sculptures and fountains in old Bern, this one of Moses in front of the Cathedral in one of the best. A good addition to a very picturesque square

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Old Bern town is famous for fountains and there about 12 famous one in old Town. Each has it's own story and myths. Most important water is potable.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Moses: the first human to download information from the Cloud and put it onto his tablet. Like the Michelangelo statue in Rome, this Moses is shown with horns ... representing his enlightened spirit after his encounter with God?

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 28 January 2018

One of many fountains in Old city of Bern. All of them are special and have a story behind them which makes it more interesting.

Thank Jana P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Bern city map includes a nice list of 12 fountains in Old Town, with name and location of each. I wish they could have included also a short story for each. I know many of them have a history back to Middle Ages. Moses fountain...More

Thank Yingwen X
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Bern is blessed with several truly beautiful fountains. (You can drink from any of the fountains in Bern) This one of Moses stands in front of the main church. Many statue/fountains can be found along Marketgrasser. Just be careful that when you are taking your...More

Thank 6400wendy
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Bern is known for its fountains, and they are definitely worth a visit with a guide who can explain the stories. The Mosesbrunnen is outside the main Church

Thank wj p
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mosesbrunnen and several colorful statues are located on a road between the Clock Tower and the Barenpark. These statues are worth photographing. Some have water fountains. The statues are right in the middle of the road all along the way just mentioned. Half way down...More

Thank Mel P
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Hotel Goldener Schlussel
322 reviews
.16 km away
BELLEVUE PALACE Bern
1,108 reviews
.28 km away
Best Western Hotelbern
533 reviews
.32 km away
Hotel Continental Bern
128 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 576 nearby restaurants
Wein&Sein mit Haerzbluet
193 reviews
.03 km away
Metzgerstuebli
172 reviews
.07 km away
Einstein cafe & bel etage
236 reviews
.01 km away
The BEEF Steakhouse & Bar
401 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 151 nearby attractions
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
1,444 reviews
.21 km away
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)
568 reviews
.05 km away
Zahringerbrunnen
44 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mosesbrunnen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines