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Wil's Tower (Wiler Turm), Wil

Categories: Observation Decks, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
The Wil Tower is a wooden observation tower which was built in the forest of Wil in Switzerland. The tower site is located some 747 meters above sea level. It was opened for public use on 8 July 2006.ConstructionThe tower is an open structure, rising on 6 slanted columns from three equidistant ground support points. A circular stairway (189 steps) rises in the center of the columns, opening onto a roofed observation deck. Although the structure rises some 34 meters above the ground, the deck is barely above the surrounding trees.The structure is entirely of wood, all obtained from the surrounding forest. The columns are Douglas-fir and the stairway is of Silver fir. The wood was harvested in the early months of 2005 and allowed to dry naturally for a year before construction began.
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  • An impressive view from the Tower after each compass direction. The tower is high, can be climbed but also by small children
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  • A short walk from the town wil in the green. For anyone /. Clerk to deal with. Grandiose building.
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  • A great half-day trip took us up the wil tower by the old town pond. The route is well marked. The views of the tower is terrific, the children forward to climb the many stairs. Nearby, it has two beautiful barbecue areas
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  • First class resort with gigantic views!
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