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Federal Building (Bundeshaus)

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

Our parlament has got a really nice setting suitable for important business. If it is done, is a different question. The building is wonderful and I love the fountains in front of it. They are modern and fun. It invites to have a bit of...More

Thank babasbeauty
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the iconic buildings in Bern, has a nice design with a great look on the city and the river. At night you can simply enjoy the light show rendez-vous a Bundesplatz there.

Thank mittle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Swiss Confederation offers daily tours through the "bundeshouse", the building were the parliament is seated. Languages are German, French, Italian, Reto-Roman and English. Please google and book a few days in advance. The tours are very popular. The building is impressive but the history...More

Thank Flybert
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Good-looking building, there is an annual evening light show in autumn, we managed to catch it and it's fantastic. We didn't book a tour as the time slots are very limited. But I'm pretty sure it's worthwhile to look inside.

Thank Clarice C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I only viewed the Bundeshaus from the outside, but it's well worth visiting for the scenic views it offers along with the adjacent plaza. It's particularly beautiful at night!

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

On August 1, Switzerland opens the gates of the Bundeshaus, the federal building, a place you would normally not get into. It is great to have a chance to see where the last democracy of this world sits and does its task. A visit takes...More

Thank Edwin429
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The building is nice to look at from the outside, however, our view was ruined by a bunch of marquees and stands taking up all the plaza for a beach volleyball event. It would have been nice to see it with the fountains etc going....More

Thank lI0ve2h0liday
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't go in to the Parliament building but instead visited the Plaza in front which has a fountain grid controlled by electronics. Our 6 year old daughter loved this as it was very hot at that's time of the year in Bern and she...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A good tour telling you lots of information about the Swiss Parliament system and their two houses. An example of true democracy Building itself is interesting and houses lots of artefacts relating to the history of Switzerland Well worth the hour & a bit tour

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Stately, original, and you know major decisions about the future of Switzerland are being made here every day.

Thank beetcanner
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DipanwitaK2015
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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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