Friday, February 16, 2007

The bear pits of Bern

Well, I don't like them much... but here's one half of the bear pits in Bern, with a bear to be seen.

I wouldn't feel very good about having something like this in my home town, but visitors certainly do seem to love it.

As you can probably imagine, the bearpits are the focus of a lot of debate here. But I don't want to politicise on this blog, so enough already.

Take a look at this picture for another snippet of info on the Bern bear pits.


Z said...

I hope the plans to move them to a better/nicer location work out. I find it quite a shame, and wonder why it's so popular.

Anonymous said...

I think it's only popular for tourists, and then only because of the history involved, and the face that its a "must-see". None of the locals I know, such as me, support it.

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