The Bundesplatz (literally: the "Federal Square") is the Government Plaza in Bern, de facto 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.Plan to see Bundesplatz and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bern holiday planning website.
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When visiting Bern we also visited the Bundesplatz with the parliament, it's a stunning building and the views from behind are lovely more »
For those who vote and love this country. There is a great example of democracy inside these walls everyday. And from time to time you are welcome to join their debates. more »
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