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Water Tower

WasserturmWasserturm

Archive, treasury and prison

This octagonal tower - over 34 meters high (111.5 ft.) - was built around 1300 as part of the city wall and used as an archive, treasury, prison and torture chamber.

It is Lucerne's landmark and the most frequently photographed monument in Switzerland.
Wasserturm / Luzern Tourismus
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com
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