Oppenheim Tower Fountain
The Oppenheim fountain is situated on Bern’s Waisenhausplatz and was created by the artist Meret Oppenheim. It was set into operation in 1983. Symbolising growth and life, it comprises an eight-metre high concrete column, down which water flows in a spiral.
«Weltpostdenkmal Kleine Schanze»
When the international prizes were being awarded by the Universal Postal Union in 1903/04, René de St. Marceaux (Paris) won 1st prize. His design was cast in bronze in 1908 and unveiled in the Kleine Schanze park on 4 October 1909.
Bern's History Museum was opened in 1894. In the annex, cultural treasures of stone were stored until 1998. Today it is home to Bistro Steinhalle. Some of the most beautiful art works were integrated into the Bistro, and in the summer months the bistro is one of the most beautiful open-air terraces in Bern.
In the "Le Chariot" restaurant, diners on the terrace under the arcades are pampered with delightful culinary treats, three times a day. In the evening, guests enjoy specialities from the “Chariot du Rôtisseur”, accompanied by old and new-world wines.