Hammam & Spa
Housed in an eye-catching octagonal building, Bern’s hammam is a lovely place to decompress in a 1001-nights atmosphere. Ladies-only on...
Bern’s most famous Old Town sight, this ornate clock tower once formed part of the city’s western gate (1191–1256). Crowds congregate to...
Bern is home to 11 decorative 16th-century fountains depicting historic and folkloric characters. The most famous is...
A popular venue with a young crowd, the Pery Bar boasts a good-time atmosphere and pavement tables in summer.
Italian meets Indian and gets along surprisingly well at this relaxed spot. And as the name suggests, there’s a good garden.
Bundesplatz · interesting places nearby
Home of the Swiss Federal Assembly, the Florentine-style Bundeshaus (1902) contains statues of the nation’s founding fathers, a stained-glass dome adorned with cantonal emblems and a 214-bulb chandelier. When parliament is in recess, there are 45-minute tours (in English at 2pm every other Saturday; reserve ahead). During parliamentary sessions, bring official ID to watch from the public gallery.
The adjacent Bundesplatz features 26 illuminated water jets , representing every Swiss canton; it's the perfect summertime playground for kids.