After a fire in 1405, when the city was largely destroyed, was rebuilt in molasses. Greenish color of the buildings is typical of downtown Bern. The medieval center was inscribed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage and includes covered walkways
(arcades) decorated with statues and fountains.
Other important monuments are: Zytglogge, a medieval tower with a clock very elaborate puppet that moves, Münster, a gothic cathedral in the fifteenth century hall in the same century. Since the sixteenth century found Berne bears den, which is beyond the bridge
Nydegg. Bundeshaus, Parliament House, which was built between 1852 and 1902 and he can be visited.
Besides the monuments, the city also offers Zoo Dälhölzli Berne, Rosengarten Rose garden (which was a cemetery before it was turned into the park in 1913), and Marzili pool, located directly in the river Aare.
Bern has many museums, distributed throughout the city. In downtown, the street was added in 1879 Hodlerstrasse oldest museum in Switzerland in Bern Art Museum. Not far from the museum building is located "progr," the city's first gimanaziu Bern, today serving
the exhibition or concert halls.
In Kirchenfeld, Helvetiaplatz is Landesmuseum, Historische Museum, Swiss Alpine Museum and the Kunsthalle. Not far from here there and Communications Museum of natural history museum with diorama.
In the east there is an old city Kramgasse, with many shops housed in the baroque style building, with impressive arches, dating from the eighteenth century. Here at No 49, you will find Einstein Memorial House, in fact, a brilliant physicist apartment where
he lived and worked, after a few years earlier graduated Institute of Technology in Zurich. Here you will find one specific ornate fountains of Berne, this ornament features a bear in the armor, carrying the banner of the city founder, Berchtold von Zahringen.
Just outside the town is located on the A6 motorway in June 2005 the Zentrum Paul Klee center, which includes around 4,000 works of painter Paul Klee