Federal Palace (Bundeshaus)

Federal Palace (Bundeshaus)

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The Federal Parliament is the seat of the Swiss parliament, i.e. the Federal Council, the National Council and the Council of States. The Bundeshaus is located in the federal capital Bern and is a symmetrical building. The Bundeshaus building is approx. 300 metres long and is listed as a historical monument.
The building is considered one of the most important historical buildings in the country. The Bundeshaus consists of three connected building complexes. The Bundesplatz is located in front of the Bundeshaus. There is a famous water play which runs in summer. On the square there is also a market on Tuesdays and Saturdays where vegetables, cheese, meat, flowers, fruit and fruit are offered. On the Bundesplatz there are also always various events like an ice rink in winter or the light theatre Rendez-vous Bundesplatz. On the other side of the Bundeshaus is the Bundesterrasse. From there you have a beautiful view over the Aare, the Marzili quarter and the Gurten, Bern's local mountain. In summer there are always a lot of people on the Bundesterrasse to linger, eat, play chess and much more.

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