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Definite sight to see if visiting Solothurn

While wandering through the old town (now full of restaurants and shops), we came across the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Tallahassee, FL
a must see place.

It does not matter if you are staying in Solothurn or just passing through on your way to some... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Christopher S
Rainham, United Kingdom
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9 Oct 2018
“Definite sight to see if visiting Solothurn”
12 Jul 2018
“a must see place.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

I'm not sure if there is a way to see inside, if there was it might be more interesting. But I enjoyed looking at the exterior.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

While wandering through the old town (now full of restaurants and shops), we came across the Zeitglockenturm. This is both a clock tower and an astrological clock. Very impressive. There is a nice café just across the square with outside tables if you need extra...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tallahassee-Bob
Reviewed 12 July 2018

It does not matter if you are staying in Solothurn or just passing through on your way to some other location this is a must stop off attraction to see. We were very lucky as there was a tourist guide, in national costume, explaining all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This beautiful clock tower is the centerpiece of a square in Solothurn. Not only is this a sight you should see, there is also a beautiful town square to enjoy. Fun to look at the clock while seeing all the sights in this area

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The 12th Century Clock Tower really is one of the beautiful features of Solothurn. This town has a rich history going back to its time as a Roman settlement. It was also subjugated by the French and was the seat of the French Ambassador to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Pechfoodlover
Reviewed 21 February 2017

In Switzerland the common Clock Tower, as could be found in many countries since the Middle Ages, was sometimes called 'Zeitglockenturm' (Time Bell Tower). The most famous is the one in the city of Berne, usually known under its Swiss German name 'Zytglogge'. The 'Zeitglockenturm'...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This visit we were on our 34th Wedding Anniversary, Solothurn has been a destination spot for many years when we lived in Europe. We had not been in 18 years, yet the town was wonderful as ever. The Zeitglockenturm is a beautiful piece of architecture,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank James H
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