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Botanical Garden

3013 Bern, Switzerland

Botanical Gardens

About Botanical Garden

The Botanical garden is home to a wide collection of Alpine plants and a varied variety of plants from Asia and North America. It was founded in 1860, is a diverse and colorful oasis in the center of Bern.

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Museum of Fine Arts Bern0.23km from Botanical Garden

The Museum of Fine Arts Bern is the oldest art museum in Switzerland with a permanent collection. The constantly growing and changing collection comprises works from the Gothic era to the present and currently comprises over 4,000 paintings and sculptures as well as 50,000 drawings, prints, photographs, videos and films.

Kornhausbrücke0.41km from Botanical Garden

Kornhausbrücke Bridge crosses the Aare River and connects the historical center with the more modern section of the city. It was built from 1895 - 1898, and the engineers were Paul Simon and Theodore Bell. This bridge was named in honor of Kornhaus Bernese, the Duke of Kornhausplatz.

Holländerturm0.48km from Botanical Garden

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.

Käfigturm0.54km from Botanical Garden

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.

Anna-Seiler-Brunnen0.54km from Botanical Garden

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.

Kindlifresserbrunnen0.55km from Botanical Garden

Kindlifresserbrunnen of Bern is a fountain with an imposing sculpture of an ogre with a half of a child spilling out of his mouth. In a sack in his other hand, he holds four more terrified children, presumably to eat later. It was built around 1546. It was one of the many ornately decorated fountains in this area.

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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.