We did not tour it but the animated figures that come to life each hour are quaint and entertaining.
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Similar to many similar clock towers all over Europe, nothing out of the ordinary; but it does serves as a good landmark for visitors unfamiliar with the city like us.
Wow, to think this was created nearly 500 years ago is quite mind blowing considering the technology/engineering involved. If you go to Bern to must watch the clock & read up on what all the astrological motions mean, very fascinating!
As part of a walking tour of old town, the clock tower overview was a definite highlight. Our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide explained the workings of the clock, the various gears, counterweights and pendulum. She talked about the clock keeper who spent a...More
You have to take a photo of the clock tower in Bern but the clock movement isnt all that exciting. I guess you have to watch it if you are in town but it is relatively short and not on par with others such as...More
Nice, old tower to look at and take pictures of but slightly disappointing when we got there 15 min until the hour to view the 'show'. Everyone was left with a 'was that it?' expression after it was finished.
A beautiful tower from anciant time, the symbol of Bern city is the Time Tower with a super complicated astronomic watch. Read a guid book to know details haw it works. Really complicated but if you follow the description, you will find ech symbol on...More
As we were already close to the clock tower after having lunch at restaurant anker we decided we'd go and see what all the fuzz in the tourist guide was about. There were at least 3 asian groups in front of the tower so it...More
The main tourist spot of the city, but I was disappointed from the sound of the bells. I was a better sound and more bells. Of course I respect the clock due to the time it was made.