Prison Tower (Kafigturm), Bern
(3.8/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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  • While the tower is a little nondescript from the outside, a climb to the top inside, free entry, affords wonderful views of the city and surrounding area. In addition there are some gallery rooms on t...  more »
  • This tower is located in the old part of the former city walls. Use the detained prisoners. The current tram can run, pass.
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  • Spital Street leading to the location, facing the old city from Bern station, tram runs directly under the prison Towers. This tower was built in 1250 as the West Gate of the Bern from then until 1897, was used as a prison and called the prison Tower, now has become a museum.
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