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All reviews clock tower steep steps old city worth the climb oldest clock inner workings open to the public medieval walls great walk uphill walk up hill worth the effort piece of history couple of hours awesome views take your time walking tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to see all of them in less than 2 hours. )) They are within walking distance from the bridges. The best views of the city. We were glad that the city preserved the towers.

Thank turist_from_NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location given on trip advisor is wrong and leads you far out of the city! Check google maps and look for Museggmauer instead.

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The towers were a bit out of the way and not much to see. Interesting but not worth a specific trip there

Thank s s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk along the walls provides beautiful views of the city. If you choose to walk up the towers, the walkway is narrow and the stairs are small and steep. In reality, the views from the walls are about the same as from the top...More

1  Thank elaine212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you walk to the high school and round the back, you have a set of stairs to the first tower. Then its a slight incline to some with bigger down hills. If you start at the river end there is a big up hill...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best way to see the Old Town in all its glory. Walk up to the old ramparts and you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the town and the lake.

Thank mafischl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The medieval fortified towers are different from those in Asia (e.g., the towers in the Great Wall of China). I have seen over 20 fortified towers in German and Switzerland. Some are rectangular, some are round in shape, however, most of them are not open...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This was our first taste of "castles" in Europe and we might have been overly excited based on what else I’ve seen. I mean, it’s free, and close to the city center, perhaps a 20 minutes walk (with a fair amount of hills). If you...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The steps in these towers are small and steep so be extra careful. The views along the walkways at the top are great, so be sure to bring your camera!

Thank GlobeTrotting809621
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We climbed at least 2-3 of these towers, which requires some careful stepping on steep steps. Be careful and bring good foot ware, but also be ready with the cameras as the scenery is really special.

Thank Larry W
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