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Medieval tower

This tower is a remnant of the city fortifications in Lausanne. It is a bit away from the major... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Anna H
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Chicago, IL
Historic tower

It is a historic tower in Laussane Switzerland to a non-european I found it exciting, we dont have... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
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9 Sep 2018
“Tour de L'Ale”
3 Sep 2017
“Medieval tower”
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Rue de la Tour, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Historic tower in central Lausanne. Even with a map, this tower was difficult to find! It is the last part of the fortification of the original walls of Lausanne. There are tours of the tower, but we didn't go inside. It is well worth seeing...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This tower is a remnant of the city fortifications in Lausanne. It is a bit away from the major tourist attractions in the old town, but worth a look to see the massive nature of this strong construction.

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It is a historic tower in Laussane Switzerland to a non-european I found it exciting, we dont have this kind of structure in Canada and it is free to view

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Used to be aprt of the fortifications but is now simply a tower with a single board of information. Don't seem to be able to get inside or get any further information

Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed 8 May 2016

It is nice that this tower is there. However, there is nothing really particularly interesting here. I am sure that the tower has a history and that it can help to understand the city´s history. However if you just go there and have a look,...More

1  Thank Francois758034
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The tower dates back to 14th century. It was a part of city walls, destroyed in 18th century. It was used as pig slaughterhouse. There is no possibility to enter the tower, only walking around is possible. Not a must see, but can be visited...More

1  Thank Gabriela S
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