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Holländerturm

Waisenhauspl. 15, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

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About Holländerturm

The Holländerturm is a former defensive tower in the old city of Bern in Switzerland. It is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern. The tower was originally part of the city wall of Bern but was absorbed by the house at Waisenhausplatz 15.


Attractions near Holländerturm

Käfigturm0.05km from Holländerturm

The Käfigturm is a medieval tower in Bern, Switzerland. It is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern and the tower is a Cultural Property of National Significance. The original tower was built as a gatehouse during the second expansion of Bern in 1256. The tower was demolished in 1640 and completely rebuilt immediately thereafter.

Anna-Seiler-Brunnen0.06km from Holländerturm

The Anna-Seiler-Brunnen is a fountain in the Old City of Bern, Switzerland. It is a Swiss Cultural Property of National Significance and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern.

Pfeiferbrunnen0.14km from Holländerturm

This 16th-century fountain is on the list of Swiss heritage sites of national importance located in the Old City of Bern. It stood in front of the Gasthaus zum Kreuz, which was a hotel for traveling minstrels.

Bundesplatz0.15km from Holländerturm

The Bundesplatz is the Government Plaza in Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. It is situated in the Old City of Bern, the medieval city center of Bern. It is part of the Innere Neustadt which was built during the second expansion in 1255 to 1260, though the plaza was not built until much later. It is located in front of the Bundeshaus, the Swiss Parliament Building, and it is part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site that encompasses the Old City.

The Parliament Building0.23km from Holländerturm

The Parliament Building in Bern is at the heart of Swiss democracy. It is not simply the seat of the Swiss Parliament, it is also an outstanding symbol of politics in Switzerland. It was built by Hans Wilhelm Auer and inaugurated in 1902. It is one of the architectural wonders in this area.

Kindlifresserbrunnen0.27km from Holländerturm

Kindlifresserbrunnen of Bern is a fountain with an imposing sculpture of an ogre with a half of a child spilling out of his mouth. In a sack in his other hand, he holds four more terrified children, presumably to eat later. It was built around 1546. It was one of the many ornately decorated fountains in this area.

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The canton of Bern or Berne is the second-largest of the 26 Swiss cantons by both surface area and population. Located in west-central Switzerland. One of the beautiful cantons in Switzerland which was blessed with natural beauty and also historical memes.