Wilhelm Tell Monument, Altdorf

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  • Yes, William Tell shot the apple off his son's head and saved both of their lives. Tell was a revolutionary during the Swiss struggle for Independence. Class act statue of him in the town Square.  more »
  • This monument of the famous William Tell is actually a tower of which the oldest part dates from the 13th century. In the course of time several floors built up to its present height of 6. For the tower stands the statue of Tell that there in 1895. Access to the Tower, which in 2011 features a new wooden stairs with between floors, is free. On the floors are tableaus made that the history of the tower and partly of Tell tell. On the top floor you can start an audio explanation (8 min.) and do you have a view of Altdorf and the surrounding area. Nice to have done if you're there, but make a detour is a bit exaggerated.
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  • When did Wilhelm Tell live? The correct answer is 'never'... he's a legend... and that's just one of the things a picked visiting this by nicely refurbished monument. Worthy a quick stop when you're i...  more »

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