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beautiful to sight see and just get off the tram stop here to take photos or listen to it chime... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Land mark seen from many directions

Built in the early 13th century to serve the city as guard tower, prison, clock tower, centre of... read more

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This prominent landmark has for centuries kept time for Bern's residents and puts on an elaborate show each hour.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bim Zytglogge 3, Bern 3000, Switzerland
+41 31 328 12 12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

beautiful to sight see and just get off the tram stop here to take photos or listen to it chime! it’s convenient to even walk there

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JADEG588
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many old European cities have spectacular clocks to visit, and Bern is no different. Again it’s very understated, but it’s worth a stop and waiting for the chimes!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Harrytoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Built in the early 13th century to serve the city as guard tower, prison, clock tower, centre of urban life and civic memorial. Eqquipped 15th-century astronomical clock that still working. There is tram stop in front of tower named after it, that's good stop to explore...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank majeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This clock is a heritage one and takes you to an era. The streets are amazing and the clock looks magestic.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Swatiib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a lot of time shooping and walking in the streets in this amazing place under the clock tower.There was a lot of tourists and the place was magical in Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Erandoulis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must see. This astronomical calendar clock is more than 500 years old. It shows the time, the moon phases, the zodiac and others. It has figures that move every hour. Must see in Bern.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mark_19740704
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This old tower and it’s fantastic, mechanical clock is a must have seen in Berne. Your guide will teach you a lot about the history of the capital city of Switzerland and how the city grew. If you are interested why there was a „Berne...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Seereel
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We had herd so much about this clock tower that we were literally wanting to see this first. It did not disappoint! We felt like kids standing there waiting for the clock to strike the hour! When it did ... it was very nostalgic of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travelingover50
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest clocks in Europe which sits on the old tower entrance to the Old Town in Bern The figures on the clock make cameo appearances every hour .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mario R
Reviewed 4 December 2018

While its tough to get a good shot of the clock face because of the tourists who flock to it, you see it coming and going along the Kramgasse and it's worth braving the crowds to see!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew G
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