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 Bern and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Walking beneath the clock tower. It is always a nice experience to was the big clock. Recommend to visit if you're in Bern 👍🏼😀  more »
  • I was there last year in prague, going to come back it was the best night of 2018 for me. Highly recommend it for everyone!!!  more »
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