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Zytglogge
Switzerland

The Zytglogge (time bell) is a clock tower located in the Old City of Bern, the medieval city center of Bern. Constructed around the year 1218 as a gate tower and extended to a clock tower during the 15th and 16th century it is now one of the landmarks of Bern. The glockenspiel (carillion) on the right-hand side of its astronomical clock, with plays at every full hour is a tourist attraction.

Recorded using a Samyang 8 mm fish-eye lens on a Nikon D90.

Copyright: André Mürner
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Uploaded: 10/07/2011
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Tags: clock tower; bern; old city; medieval building; astronomical clock; glockenspiel; carillion; gate tower
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