Bern, Switzerland capital city, is a picturesque city on the shores of river Rhodes. It has 6 km of arcades filled with shops and restaurants that giver its altstadt a vibrant look. The Zytglogge is an iconic clock tower built in the 13th century. Bern is located in a plateau which overs fantastic views over the river and the surrounding mountains. The Bear Pit right beside the river has black bears, which are Bern mascot animal.