Bärengraben (bear pits)

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Berne’s mascot is the bear, which the city’s founder, Duke Berchtold V von Zähringen, named the city after the first animal caught there. Bears appear on Berne’s coat of arms and can also be seen at the Bear Pits.

Our address

Grosser Muristalden 6, 3006 Bern
Bus 12 (stop: Bärengraben)
Telephone (031) 357 15 25
Website www.baerenpark-bern.ch/
    Open 8am–5pm daily

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