7 Best Bern Instagram

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Bern

Not many cities have managed to keep their historic features quite as successfully as Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the entire city has a charming Medieval feel.

Botanical Gardens, historical shopping promenades and colourful market squares add extra reasons to visit Bern.

As it’s such a beautiful place, we wanted to discover the 7 best places to get an Instagram shot for that perfect travel photo. Get the camera out for these photogenic places…

Bern Instagram Spots

1. Bundesterrasse

The Parliament Square is a vibrant square in the heart of Bern. The water display located right in front of the Parliament Building, with 26 fountains representing the cantons, is an attractive sight.


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2. Altstadt Bern

The Old Town of Bern is covered in 6km of arcades, and is where you’ll find the Zytglogge (clock tower), the cage tower, the figure wells from the Renaissance, the Bern Cathedral and many more photo spots.


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3. Bern’s Rose Garden

The Rose Garden is one of Bern’s most beautiful parks, offering an incredible view of the Old Town and Aare Loop.


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4. Marktgasse with Zytglogge

On the hour, many people gather in front of the Clock Tower to watch the clock mechanism from the 16th century perform its unique duty.


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5. Restaurant Kornhauskeller

The Kornhaus is a lovely example of high baroque architecture and is home to Bern’s most luxurious cellar restaurant.


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6. Views from the Bern Minster

The Minster is Bern’s most impressive example of Late Gothic architecture. Switzerland’s highest church tower,  it has views across the city and into the Bernese Mittelland and the snow-capped mountains of the Bernese Oberland.


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7. Arcades near the Nydeggbrücke (Nydegg bridge)

This picturesque bridge has dramatic vaulted arches that make for a striking Bergen Instagram photo.


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Once you’ve finished your photographs you might want to try the best cocktail in the city or even the best coffee shop.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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