What to see at the The Bern
The old town was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1983 and the city celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2013. The city is also known for its bears. The Bear Park opened in 2009 is 6000 square meters of parkland along the river Aare offering a sanctuary environment for bears. But the bears are not only in a park, The bear is the symbol of Bern and you will find it as a decoration on many things like clocks, cookies and also statues.
Albert Einstein in Bern
Bern is a city of culture with its many museums, exhibitions and festivals. Bern was the home to Albert Einstein when he created his famous formula E=mc2 in 1905. One can follow the “Einstein path” and visit his home, the museum, the “Einstein Kaffe” (coffee shop) and many other places related to the great scientist.
What to see
Bern is also the city which has the most important Klee collection of the world. The Zentrum Paul Klee museum exhibits 4000 items around different themes.
The old town of Bern proudly offers 6 km of covered shopping area. This shopping promenade is located through historic medieval arcades and it is the longest shopping promenade in Europe. Bern is also considered as the city of fountains with approximately 100 fountains some dating from the 16th century.
Bern would not be complete without cheese. As Bern is located nearby the Emmental Valley, it is possible to experience the emmental cheese ( the iconic cheese full of holes) along the cheese route.
Plus: Clock Tower, BearsPark, house of parliament, Botanic Garden, Einstein’s house, Emmental Valley, Zentrum Paul Klee, French church, Prison tower, Rose Garden, Arcades, Fountains, Zoological Garden, Westside, Gurten, International Jazz Festival, CHristams Market, Onion market and Kambly