List of towers in Bern
This is a list of towers in Bern. As the city of Bern in Switzerland grew, gatehouse towers and other defensive towers were built. Many of the towers have been rebuilt multiple times and served many different purposes over the centuries since Bern's founding.
|Image||Name||Year built||Year demolished||Height||Street/Square||Coordinates||Notes|
|Christoffelturm||1344 and 1346||1865||Spitalgasse||Demolished to make room for train station.|
|Holländerturm||1230 or early 17th Century||Waisenhausplatz 15||The exact age of the tower is unclear. The name means Dutch tower and refers to a Bernese mercenary commander who bought the tower after service in Holland.|
|first tower 1640||49 m (161 ft)||Marktgasse||First tower demolished in 1640. Second tower started in 1642. Name means prison or cage tower.|
|Zytglogge||1218–1220||54.5 m (179 ft)||Kramgasse||Name means clock tower. Features a large clock, a smaller astronomical clock and moving figures.|
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