Monday, November 17, 2008

Berne , Canton of Berne

Berne/Bern/Berna, or simply known as the bundesstadt of Switzerland... the de facto capital.

Most of the city centre of Bern is being recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
So be prepare to soak in between the beautifully decorated houses, impressive churches, elaborate clock towers, lovely gardens, narrow cobblestone alley

This, the main street of Bern, with the Zytglogge in the background.
This main street boast one of the longest covered shopping promenade in Europe, 6KM in total.

Baerengraben, bear pit, a national heritage site and an important tourist attraction.
Bears are the symbol of the city and the canton... and bears has been existing in the city since 1441, and this particular site has been opened since 1857


Federal Palace, Bundeshaus

The old town of Berne

the old city is surrounded by he River Aare....


Blogger Sidney said...

Great how you manage to give us the feel of a city in just a few images! Nice work !

November 18, 2008 10:40 AM  
Blogger zbjernak said...

sidney-> hehe... glad u like it

November 18, 2008 1:34 PM  

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