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Old Bern, Switzerland

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  • Founded in the 12th century on a hill site surrounded by the Aar River, Berne became the Swiss capital in 1848. The buildings in the old city, from a variety of periods, include 16th-century arcades and fountains. The major part of the medieval town was renovated in the 18th century, but its original character was preserved.

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  • Originally released by Global Screen, 1996.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017.
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  • Closed-captioned.

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  • Old Bern, Switzerland (13:30)
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