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An elaborate structure with moving automatons, Clock Tower - Zytglogge remains one of the capital city's major architectural landmarks, its spire a dominant point in the Old Town's skyline. Part of the city's World Heritage-listed medieval quarter, the 13th-century structure once served as both a prison and guard tower. Virtually unchanged since its contruction nearly eight centuries ago, the tower features a giant astronomical clock, its dial designed in the form of an astrolabe. Every hour on the hour there is an impressive display of early animatronic technology, involving the appearance of a gilded bell-striker representing the Greek personification of time. Our Bern trip planning site makes visiting Clock Tower - Zytglogge and other Bern attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Clock Tower - Zytglogge reviews
We just saw it from the outside, but in retrospect I would buy a ticket to see inside, hoping there is more information about the actual functioning of the clock.
We just saw it from the outside, but in retrospect I would buy a ticket to see inside, hoping there is more information about the actual functioning of the clock. more »
The Clock tower is a nice attraction of Swiss capital, but nothing that special and not beautiful as Prague, Munich or other European similar towers. On a full hour small figures rotate, but again...
The Clock tower is a nice attraction of Swiss capital, but nothing that special and not beautiful as Prague, Munich or other European similar towers. On a full hour small figures rotate, but again... more »
Iconic Switzerland Bern location. Fountains in the city have drinkable water. Very beautiful city centre.
Its historic. Wish that there was some explanation.
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