Federal Palace of Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland

The Federal Palace (Bundeshaus) in Bern houses the Swiss Federal Assembly (legislature) and the Federal Council (executive). It has a total length of more than 300 metres consisting of a central assembly building and two wings housing government departments and a library. The building was designed by the architect Hans Wilhelm Auer and constructed between 1894 and 1902.

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Bundesplatz 3, Bern, Switzerland
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Founded: 1902
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Switzerland

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Winson Lee (14 months ago)
Free entrance to the parliament building
Da silva Jessica (16 months ago)
A must see in Bern??, the parlement is located in the middle of the city center, you’ll get there by walking on the street, it is very well kept and a must see in my opinion !
Deborah Wymann (2 years ago)
My first time seeing the Swiss Federal Palace Light Show, everyone loved it. I believe they change the scene every year. It was beautifully presented and plenty of space and the people attending were most respectful. Thank you for the entertainment ❣️
JH Wei (2 years ago)
Great architecture. However, of the several parliament buildings I've visited in Europe, the tour guide here is the most alarmed. Although photography is allowed, she didn't leave time for us to take photos, but just kept urging us to the next location with the reason of "you can't stay in the chamber too long".
obedulla desai (2 years ago)
Amazing architecture. There is very huge Saturday market infront of it. We really loved this place.
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