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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JH Wei (4 months 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 (6 months ago)
Amazing architecture. There is very huge Saturday market infront of it. We really loved this place.
226Lab Marketing Agency CH (8 months ago)
Amazing building, amazing history, AMAZING square in front of it. Just jump in and have a look :)
Aditya (13 months ago)
Awesome! We went when laser light show of Planet Hope event was being organized. It was an awesome illustration of how human civilization have destroyed the planet and the steps we should take to save our own planet and lives.
thomas st (22 months ago)
Beautiful scenery, great views of the city. Inside everything is rather slow and inefficient however..
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