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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  • The Swiss central government building has a great setting overlooking the river and valley on one side. The building looks as if it has had an amazing renovation. Interestingly you can book on line a....  more
    The Swiss central government building has a great setting overlooking the river and valley on one side. The building looks as if it has had an amazing renovation. Interestingly you can book on line a....  more »
  • This is the seat of the Swiss Parliament set in an imposing Neoclassic style edifice in downtown Bern. In front of it is a big plateau with floor spray fountains and several cafes/restaurants. Next... 
    This is the seat of the Swiss Parliament set in an imposing Neoclassic style edifice in downtown Bern. In front of it is a big plateau with floor spray fountains and several cafes/restaurants. Next...  more »

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