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Bern really knows how to present itself with class and this main plaza with is no exception. The children really enjoyed the dancing water fountains in mid-July and the ancient architecture is excellent.
We visited Bundesplatz on a walking tour and there happened to be a farmer's market going on. I believe the farmer's market occurs on various days during the week and it was very congested as many people were taking advantage of getting fresh produce. Various...More
Bern is the unofficial capital of Switzerland (some think it's Zurich), and Bundesplatz (Federal Square) is the capital of the capital. Most capital cities I have visited around the world have some type of demonstration going on, but not Bern. The Federal Square has an...More
The Bundesplatz is the open square surrounded by the Parliament, National Bank and other very stately buildings.
It’s best to check out the square on Saturday mornings as there is a huge food & flower market. During the warmer months, the water fountains are operating...More
My wife and I were in Bern on a Saturday morning and were stunned by the size and variety of the market going on in the Bundesplatz. Dozens of stalls offered all sorts of fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, meats, and flowers. Even more stalls...More
This plaza is the federal building plaza and should be reviewed as part of the building, there is nothing special about the plaza other than it being part of the building.
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This square in Bern is always full of activity. When I was there, they had a market one day, and a petting zoo another day. The fountain is great for kids to play in during the summer. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in...More