We'd seen the Zytglogge in the BBC's fantastic "Mechanical Marvels - Clockwork Dreams" documentary (YouTube it!), and for Fr.15 each, here we are inside it as it strikes 2:45, 3:00 and 3:15.
This clock attracts a crowd outside at the top of every hour of every day, just prior to the show it puts on - to the point that the vehicles simply turn their engines off and wait for the crowd to disperse rather than try and bulldoze through.
It's a great show from outside, but it's even more impressive to see it from the inside - and you get a fantastic view of the city from the opening windows high in the bell-tower too!
If you or someone in your party has an appreciation of mechanics or clocks, the daily tour (commencing 1430 - book in advance or be there 10 minutes before to pay) is a MUST for your time in Bern.
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