Prison tower

Neuchâtel

Neuchâtel Ville 3

Neuchâtel Ville 3

Neuchâtel Ville 2

Neuchâtel Ville 2

Carrefour de la Maladière

Carrefour de la Maladière

Neuchâtel Ville

Neuchâtel Ville

Neuchâtel Ville 4

Neuchâtel Ville 4

Neuchâtel, the lake and the Alps

Neuchâtel, the lake and the Alps

The best views to be enjoyed far and wide are from the city’s oldest building, the Tour des Prisons.

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As you climb the former prison tower, you pass a suffocating cell where wrongdoers eked out a wretched existence. Soon after, however, you enjoy the liberating, boundless views stretching over the Old Town, the lake, and to the highest Alpine summits. A panoramic picture on the platform identifies all the peaks on the horizon.

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