Old city of Bern, Switzerland.

09 Jun


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


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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