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Top 10 Most Extraordinary Places To See In Switzerland

9. Bern, capital of Switzerland

The etymology of the name Bern is uncertain. According to the local legend, based on folk etymology, Berchtold V, Duke of Zähringen, the founder of the city of Bern, vowed to name the city after the first animal he met on the hunt, and this turned out to be a bear.The city grew out towards the west of the boundaries of the peninsula formed by the River Aare.

View on houses of Bern, capital of Switzerland.The etymology of the name Bern is uncertain. According to the local legend, based on folk etymology, Berchtold V, Duke of Zähringen, the founder of the city of Bern, vowed to name the city after the first animal he met on the hunt, and this turned out to be a bear.The city grew out towards the west of the boundaries of the peninsula formed by the River Aare.

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