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Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Bern

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Home to the Swiss national government, Federal Building (Bundeshaus) provides rich historical and architectural delights. The grand structure was completed in 1902 and has become an iconic part of the city's cityscape. In addition to enjoying views of the building itself, you can visit its rear terrace for a superb vista of the Alps. Complimentary guided tours are also available when parliament is not in session. A tour gives you access to the building's ornate interior, steeped in symbolism, where a guide will discuss the history of the parliament and the workings of the Swiss governmental system. Plan your Federal Building (Bundeshaus) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bern using our Bern online trip planner.
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  • It’s a wonderfull detailed historical building very big for a small country (population wise). But I suppose Switzerland survived the horrors and damage caused by WW2 so historical areas have been... 
    It’s a wonderfull detailed historical building very big for a small country (population wise). But I suppose Switzerland survived the horrors and damage caused by WW2 so historical areas have been...  more »
  • Just one of many impressive buildings in the city this imposing building sits on a square and is lovely 
    Just one of many impressive buildings in the city this imposing building sits on a square and is lovely  more »

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