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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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  • There are apartments with a beautiful fountain and Einstein lived nearby, and bear Garden (coat of arms of Berne, symbol)!
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  • 位於伯恩/伯爾尼市中心的鍾樓,是瑞士伯恩市特色標志之一。這是中世紀鍾表制作的表表者,全機械操作,時至今日,仍然分秒不差,準確無疑。除了準確報時之外,它也是一座精美的藝術品。  more »
  • I was in there in the tower could admire the technique of 15 hundred a masterpiece... You can only say wow great building
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