Not many cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as successfully as Bern the capital of Switzerland. The old town of Bern is a UNESCO world heritage site. The medieval air of this city with its many fountains, Sandstone facades, narrow streets and historic towers is unique. In the Old town, a Gothic Cathedral, clock tower, sculpture fountains, arcades 6 kilometers. Boutiques, bars and cabaret stages of the old city are located in basements, small street cafes attract locals and tourists alike. It is best to walk through the city center on foot.
Berne Cathedral is considered the most important late Gothic Church in Switzerland. The most interesting details of the decoration of the Cathedral — the furniture of the XVI century and stained glass Windows. Almost all of them belong to the XV century, only two of the stained glass with old Testament scenes are made much later, in the XIX century.
Zytglogge the gate. In the past the clock tower was part of the city's fortifications, the gate in the tower was one of several city gates. On the Eastern facade of the tower is the astronomical clock installed in 1530. The clock mechanism drives the shape of a rooster, bears, Chronos, every hour they play the idea. It begins four minutes before the new hour. Also the clock shows the movement of the stars and zodiac signs. Before they were main clock of the city and standard time the rest of the hours checked on them.
Bernese fountains. The world famous Bernese fountains-wells. Each has its own long history.
Barengraben moat and Park in the city centre, where bears live — live heraldic symbols of Bern.
The Church of St. Peter and Paul — the first post-reformation Catholic Church of the city.