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Wil's Tower (Wiler Turm), Wil
Categories: Observation Decks, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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.Take a look at our Wil itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Wil's Tower (Wiler Turm) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Beeindruckender Ausblick vom Turm nach jeder Himmelsrichtung. Der Turm ist zwar hoch, kann aber auch von kleinen Kindern erklommen werdenAn impressive view from the Tower after each compass direction. The tower is high, can be climbed but also by small childrenshow original
Einen kleinen Spaziergang von der Stadt Wil ins Grüne. Für Jedermann /.-Frau zu bewältigen. Grandioses Bauwerk.A short walk from the town wil in the green. For anyone /. Clerk to deal with. Grandiose building.show original
Ein toller Halbtagesausflug führte uns vom Altstadtweiher hinauf zum Wiler Turm. Die Strecke ist gut beschriftet. Die Aussicht auf dem Turm ist grandios ,auch die Kinder freuen sich,die vielen Stufen ... read more »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 areasshow original
Roman FüglistalerFirst class resort with gigantic views!show original
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