City of fountains

Bern

A1 Grauholz direction Zurich

A1 Grauholz direction Zurich

Bern

Bern

A1 Wankdorf Nord direction Lausanne

A1 Wankdorf Nord direction Lausanne

Bern-Altstadt - Münstergasse

Bern-Altstadt - Münstergasse

A6 Wankdorf Nord direction Grauholz

A6 Wankdorf Nord direction Grauholz

A6 Ostring direction Wankdorf

A6 Ostring direction Wankdorf

Schloss Bümpliz, CH-3018 Bern

Schloss Bümpliz, CH-3018 Bern

A1 Felsenauviadukt direction Vaud

A1 Felsenauviadukt direction Vaud

A1 Betlehem Bern direction Ville

A1 Betlehem Bern direction Ville

Bärecam

Bärecam

A1 Wankdorf dir. Thun

A1 Wankdorf dir. Thun

A1 Neufeld dir Forsthaus

A1 Neufeld dir Forsthaus

A12 Weyermannshaus direction Fribourg

A12 Weyermannshaus direction Fribourg

Bärenplatz, Stadt Bern

Bärenplatz, Stadt Bern

Bern - Sky View 1

Bern - Sky View 1

A1 Neufeld - Wankdorf

A1 Neufeld - Wankdorf

A1 Wankdorf dir. Grauholz

A1 Wankdorf dir. Grauholz

Zytglogge, Kramgasse, Bern

Zytglogge, Kramgasse, Bern

Whether shopping, sightseeing or simply out for a stroll, you’re sure to come across many of the Old Town’s eleven historic fountains.

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These impressive structures with their colourful sculpted figures are proof of the prosperity of the community in the Middle Ages. Up to a hundred years ago, people would gather at them to gossip; today their crystal-clear water offers welcome refreshment to locals and visitors alike.

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