Bern Rose Garden - details and images

The rose garden is a large park with a wonderful view of the old town and river Aare loop. The park is home to 220 different types of roses, 200 types of irises and moor beds with 28 different types of rhododendrons.

From 1765 - 1877 the rose garden served as a cemetery for the lower town. Since 1913 the rose garden has been a public park resplendent with the rich beauty of flowers and featuring a pond.

Between April and October garden inforeste in an explosion of colors.

From 1956 - 62 the park was redesigned and rhododendrons and azaleas as well as an iris garden were introduced. A pavilion and reading garden provide an opportunity for relaxation.

The restaurant Rosengarten is a great place to while away the time and offers a view of the rows of houses in the old town

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