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Old city of Bern, Switzerland.

09 Jun

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The Old City is the medieval city center of Bern, SwitzerlandIts. Its compact layout has remained essentially unchanged since its construction during the 12th to the 15th. century. Despite a major fire in 1405, after which much of the city was rebuilt in Sandstone ,  and substantial construction efforts in the 18th. century, Bern’s old city has retained its medieval character. Old City of Bern, Switzerland is a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site since 1983 due to the compact and generally intact medieval core and is an excellent example of incorporating the modern world into a medieval city. Numerous buildings in the Old City have been designated as Swiss Cultural Properties of National Significance, as well as the entire Old City. 1-DSC041031-DSC041091-DSC04111

 
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Posted by on 09/06/2017 in Travel, Uncategorized

 

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2 responses to “Old city of Bern, Switzerland.

  1. anyone4curryandotherthings

    09/06/2017 at 8:49 PM

    I am so glad you liked Bern – such a beautiful little city. I used to spend lots of time there when I was still living in Germany.:)

     
    • Anil

      09/06/2017 at 9:36 PM

      Its a place to spend lots of time! Glad that you liked the post so much. Thanks a lot.

       

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