Thun Castle (Switzerland)

Canton of Bern     See list of castles in Svizzera

Schloss Thun, an authentic medieval castle, towers over the old town high above the Aare River and the Thuner See.

Visiting Schloss Thun is fun. Visiting the castle requires more of a physical than mental workout with many stairs, prime views, and only a few exhibitions. The white, square castle dates from the late twelfth century and towers over the old town and Lake Thun allowing for excellent views from the four corner turrets. A major sight in Thun castle museum is the Burgundian heraldic tapestry captured in 1476.

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Latitude: 46.760029
Longitude: 7.629953
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Map of Thun Castle