The Zytglogge is a medieval clock tower in Bern, Switzerland. The tower was built in the 13th century, with its clock added in the 15th century. Over the years it has been used for various purposes such as a guard tower, prison, a clock tower and a memorial. The clock tower is a landmark in the city. The tower has been renovated many times over the years, its architectural style is mainly Medieval but has elements of Gothic and Baroque styles. The tower has a height of around 55 metres.
The clock tower is situated in the Old Town area of Bern. You can get to the tower by either tram or bus. By tram, take the 6, 7, 8 or 9 to ‘Zytglogge’. By bus, take the 10, 12, 19, 30, M2, M3 or M4 to ‘Zytglogge’.
Opening Times and Admission
The bell tower is situated in a public area, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.