Bern Sights

Käfigturm (Prison Tower)

  • Marktg. 67 Map It
  • City Center

Published 04/14/2015

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This tower, completed in 1643, served as the city's prison until 1897. Reconfigured as the Confederation's Political Forum in 1999, it now hosts political events and exhibitions.

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Marktg. 67, Bern, Bern, 3011, Switzerland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 8–6, Sat. 10–4 during exhibitions

Published 04/14/2015


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