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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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Beautiful clock tower from the middle ages are always worth watching. Figures come out when the bell sounds for the hours and quarters. more »
In the country that invent the time to sale their wonderful Rolex and Omegas, you will be let jaw opened by that middle age clock at the heart of the city of Bern, and if you are patient, just wait... more »
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