Posts about minster

Rose garden… before the roses

The Rosengarten (Rose Garden) in Bern is high on the hill to the east of the city, with fantastic views across the Aare meander and the lower part of the old city.

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Bern city from Gurten

A panoramic view of the river Aare and much of the city of Bern, including the old town, the federal palace and minster. Photographed from the top of the viewing tower atop the neighbouring hill at Gurten.

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Hardly the best photo I’ve ever taken, but I thought I’d post it anyway, for a few reasons. Firstly, to remind myself to get there and take this view properly one day, looking south east (and home) from the approach to Bern railway station. Secondly because it’s such wonderful light, despite having been spoiled by […]

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