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or Aar
, longest river entirely in Switzerland, 183 mi (295 km) long, rising in the Bernese Alps and fed by several glaciers. The upper Aare emerges from dam-impounded Grimsel Lake and flows generally W through Lake Brienz, past Interlaken (where it is canalized),
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River Aare snakes its way around Bern (below) and (from left) bear statue, city centre and parliament bui ilding
Some of the fantastic sights Bern has to offer The beautiful meandering river Aare that runs through Bern
It is delightful to wake up to church bells, and then enjoy a round of mini golf or a walk beside the River Aare that runs below the park.
According to legend, Bern's founder killed a bear beside the River Aare where the city was being built and named the city after the animal.