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The Gurten is often referred to as Bern's local mountain, situated to the south of the city.
The Gurten is often referred to as Bern's local mountain, situated to the south of the city. The summit is easily accessible by Gurtenbahn funicular and offers great views over Bern and the Swiss countryside.
Wabern bei Bern, 3084, Switzerland
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