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  • Address: Bim Zytglogge 3, 3011 Bern, Switzerland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +41-313113993
  • Ticket Price: 15 CHF
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Stage Show, Tower, Unesco Site

Zytglogge - Review

A little before the stroke of every hour, a hoard of people flock to the clock tower in Bern to watch the puppet show that takes place when the oldest grandfather clock of this world gongs away to tell the time to all those who will listen.

Built in 1530, the astronomical clock has been Bern’s official time keeper since! Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, the old clock tower is a landmark of the city and a popular attraction.

Zytglogge Information

  • Since the clock is located in an open area in the Al Stadt, it was no business hours apart from the tour.

Zytglogge Ticket Prices

  • While you can view the clock from the outside for free, a tour of the inner workings of the clock requires a ticket.

Zytglogge Hours

  • From the months of April to October, there’s a tour that takes place daily at 2:30 pm.
  • From November to March, tours are available on request.

How To reach Zytglogge by Public Transport

  • Bern Zytglogge (Bus and Tram station)

Restaurants Near Zytglogge

  • Mekong Beizli Huynh
  • Harmonie
  • Lorenzini and Du Theatre

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TripHobo Highlights for Zytglogge

  • Zytglogge Address: Bim Zytglogge 3, 3011 Bern, Switzerland
  • Zytglogge Contact Number: +41-313113993
  • Zytglogge Timing: 24-hrs
  • Zytglogge Price: 15 CHF
  • Best time to visit Zytglogge(preferred time): 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Zytglogge: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Zytglogge

  • 95% of people who visit Bern include Zytglogge in their plan

  • 43.31% of people start their Zytglogge visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Zytglogge

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

66.79% of people prefer walking in order to reach Zytglogge

People normally club together Old Town Bern and Rose Garden while planning their visit to Zytglogge.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Zytglogge Trips

Zytglogge, Bern Reviews

  • This is a real landmark in the historic city of Bern sitting at a main intersection at the center of the old town with a number of tram stations around. The place is saturated with history and valuable architecture. It is not just a city clock; it is more of an urban feature, a three dimensional piece of architecture which you can go through and experience from different sides... It is simply unique.

  • Must visit place in Bern. The Zytglogge is a landmark medieval tower in the Bern. It was Built in the early 13th century. It is one of the most recognizable place in the city and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.

  • The clock is being renovated with scaffolding and tarps covering much of the world famous features. Also, the movement on the hour is not impressive at the moment. If you are staying in Bern obviously you will want to walk by and admire it to the degree that you can. But I saw tour groups there with plenty of disappointed faces, so if you are about to pay for a day trip to Bern you should check the status of the clock renovations since it is the highlight of the tour.

  • This is a quaint, traditional area of the town with some beautiful buildings. The clock was taking centre stage on the street. I prefer this design over other clocks which tower above you.

  • It’s under construction (as of May 2018) for some renovations so that’s a bummer, but it definitely looks like a sight to behold.

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