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Bundesplatz

Bundesplatz, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

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About Bundesplatz

The Bundesplatz is the Government Plaza in Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. It is situated in the Old City of Bern, the medieval city center of Bern. It is part of the Innere Neustadt which was built during the second expansion in 1255 to 1260, though the plaza was not built until much later. It is located in front of the Bundeshaus, the Swiss Parliament Building, and it is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site that encompasses the Old City.



Attractions near Bundesplatz

The Parliament Building0.07km from Bundesplatz

The Parliament Building in Bern is at the heart of Swiss democracy. It is not simply the seat of the Swiss Parliament, it is also an outstanding symbol of politics in Switzerland. It was built by Hans Wilhelm Auer and inaugurated in 1902. It is one of the architectural wonders in this area.

Anna-Seiler-Brunnen0.1km from Bundesplatz

The Anna-Seiler-Brunnen is a fountain in the Old City of Bern, Switzerland. It is a Swiss Cultural Property of National Significance and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern.

Käfigturm0.1km from Bundesplatz

The Käfigturm is a medieval tower in Bern, Switzerland. It is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern and the tower is a Cultural Property of National Significance. The original tower was built as a gatehouse during the second expansion of Bern in 1256. The tower was demolished in 1640 and completely rebuilt immediately thereafter.

Pfeiferbrunnen0.15km from Bundesplatz

This 16th-century fountain is on the list of Swiss heritage sites of national importance located in the Old City of Bern. It stood in front of the Gasthaus zum Kreuz, which was a hotel for traveling minstrels.

Holländerturm0.15km from Bundesplatz

The Holländerturm is a former defensive tower in the old city of Bern in Switzerland. It is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern. The tower was originally part of the city wall of Bern but was absorbed by the house at Waisenhausplatz 15.

Church of the Holy Spirit0.26km from Bundesplatz

The Protestant Church of the Holy Spirit is located near the Main Train station building. It was built in the Baroque style by the Knights Hospitallers of the Holy Spirit. It was founded in 1726 on the site of an earlier Christian Church. The Church was originally built as a Protestant temple, and eventually became one of the most remarkable Protestant churches in Switzerland.

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The canton of Bern or Berne is the second-largest of the 26 Swiss cantons by both surface area and population. Located in west-central Switzerland. One of the beautiful cantons in Switzerland which was blessed with natural beauty and also historical memes.