Clock Tower - Zytglogge, Bern

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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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  • At the moment is to see the movement due to servicing out of operation, and therefore only as an image on a large tarp. Nevertheless it enough for a nice photo.
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  • Just climb to the beautiful old timepiece in Zytglogge, and then also a nice view! Very worth it, just check this summer when they are open about restoration
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  • See imperative, is located in the center of the city, next to the Federal square. Therefore not to be missed. Good for photo not top because bus line.
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  • Bern is famous for its bears and clock tower. A visit takes a couple of hours, but be prepared for walking. the clock tower performs best on the hour. There are many restaurants.
  • The 13the century clock is located in the old town of Bern. The bell rings at the hour and the statues start moving. Worth Seeing!
  • If you are in Bern this is an obligatory stop point. Recommended
  • Under construction. Cannot see how the clock and bear doll moving. So bad.
  • Very busy place with astronomical clock.. The props get moving and ringing the bell.

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