1848 - Bern becomes the Federal Capital

What would have become of the city of Bern if the Swiss Parliament hadn’t chosen it as the capital city on November 28, 1848?

What were the historical circumstances at the time, and what requirements did Bern have to meet?

Where do the national and cantonal parliaments convene today? 

We’ll gladly address these questions on our tour.

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Tour available:
Start time: By individual arrangement
Meeting point: Parliament Square (Bundesplatz)
Duration: 90 minutes
 CHF 250.00 per group
Express surcharge: CHF 50.00 when booked less than 48 hours in advance
Languages: DE / EN / FR
Note: Max. 20 persons per group

Sales and assistance at +41 (0)31 328 12 12 or citytours@bern.com.

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