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Barenpark

Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
+41 31 357 15 25
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bear park” (86 reviews)
“the river” (118 reviews)
“brown bear” (7 reviews)
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Grosser Muristalden 6, Bern 3006, Switzerland
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+41 31 357 15 25
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Reviewed yesterday

A must-see in Bern, don't miss it. Spend some time on reading the detailed information on the signs.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is always a joy to see the family just across the bridge from the historic centre of Bern. They look so docile you would think you could pop down and give them a hug. Perhaps not. They are in good condition and there is...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was pleased to see the bears had plenty of room to live their lives but I was horrified at the old space where they had lived. Any animal lover would be horrified that the government have not filled in the old small bear pit....More

Thank Swimsteve
Reviewed 5 days ago

For years the bear (Bern is derived from bear according to local lore) at het entrance to the old town near the river was the main tourist draw and he was living in a very dismall bear pit, unworthy of a modern countrie's attitude to...More

Thank Willy B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Basically if you are in Bern --you go see the bears while you are here. Easy parking but lots of tourists busses parked everywhere. Simply we saw 3 bears living in a protected habitat on a hill next to a beautiful river. Very scenic area....More

Thank SheralTx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most fun is if you can find the 3 bears and follow their actions for a while. They're not in the pits anymore, but there's an informative display in one of the original pits. Walk there from the downtown, or take the tram.

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would rate this a 5 but in theory I have an issue about caged animals and being in a "run" effectively in the middle of a city, easily seen had me conflicted as I felt so sorry for them. However, given the area used...More

Thank TateH33
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the tourists seem to go over the bridge to this part of the town; there is a bus stop also. Bern means bear, apparently, and the crest of the canton has the bear figure on it. There is a bear fountain right near the...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bear park is at the end of the main street just over the bridge that runs through the old town. The bears seem to have a good environment to live and looked happy. It was a hot day and we saw a bear (Bjork?)...More

Thank MikeT6128DF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They really give the bears a ton of beautiful space to roam around. They can even go in the water if they want. The three or them were hanging out very close to where we were standing at the railing which was great. They also...More

Thank jawndi
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elainesharkey1
17 June 2017|
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Response from alexandra s | Reviewed this property |
They are there for sure - free to roam in a lovely big new enclosure running along the river.
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BornToTravel
16 August 2015|
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Response from Jen S | Reviewed this property |
There are many other lovely things to see and do in Bern. Most importantly float down the river with the locals....
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Shailajaty
19 May 2015|
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Response from Fabian S | Reviewed this property |
I SAW 2 of them
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