Bern Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Bern

  • 1. Bear pit

    Some people think the bear pit is a tourist trap. For me it just belongs to the history although it could be improved... (see travellog for the history) Update: For several years now the bears live...

  • 2. City Clock Extravaganza

    Most guide books talk about the city's clock and its 'performance' a few minutes before every hour. It is not all that spectacular and all of the tourists are...

  • 3. VirtualTouristTrap has no useful info about Bern

    As far as I can tell, VirtualTourisTrap has no useful, current (late 2006) information about Bern. Three restaurants - Anker, Kornhaus and Altestramdepot? Give...

  • 4. Getting Ripped Off

    Avoid the tourist shops in the old city of Bern on Gerichtigkeitsgasse and Kramgasse. These are terribly expensive and most of the items they sell can be bought...

  • 5. The Usual Things

    It's all the usual things. Incorrect change is a favourite, and some places (not many) just charge way over the top. A Stange (3dl beer) should cost CHF 3 - CHF...

  • 6. Eating Out

    Restaurants are quite expensive in Switzerland. Luckely there are 3 Mc Donalds, lots of small Bakeries and a Star Bucks. You do not have to leave a huge tip- it...


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