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Clock Tower, Bern
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An elaborate structure with moving automatons, Clock Tower 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. Put Clock Tower and other Bern attractions into our Bern vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Reminiscent of the Prague clock, although this is darker, so stand out more than their golden ornaments. It is in the Centre of Berne, on the main street. It is worth visiting it.
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  • A clock that runs for more than 500 years. Incredible. She indicates the day, the month of the year, the phases of the Moon and astrological sign. Fully forged by hand and remounted manually on a daily basis, it is possible to visit the bowels to the top of the Tower, which offers amazing views of the city. See their website for schedules of visits. If you can add this activity to your next visit to the city. You will not be disappointed.
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  • The clock tower is a monument Berne icon: removed this as I see there's not much else ... Worth a visit of 5 minutes, nothing more. Not worth the wait for the chime on the hour, although judging from the crowds that throng it seems that going to happen who knows what ...
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  • Fleisch vom heissen Stein sehr zu empfehlen und preislich mehr als ok! Nette kleine Auswahl an speziellen Bieren.
  • Good to very good small and specifically but you have to see. To recommend the experience lack and food... open late but am satisfied. Style meat-pup
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  • Great Canadian pub with tasty beers. Very friendly and uncomplicated operation. The food is also worth a visit.
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  • Super Burger into the night
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  • strange place. many strange fashion
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