Tour Juergensen

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Tour Juergensen
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Basic data
Place: Les Brenets
Canton: Neuchâtel
Country: Switzerland
Altitude : 974  m
Coordinates: 47 ° 3 '47.3 "  N , 6 ° 42' 31.9"  E ; CH1903:  544,563  /  212716
Use: Observation tower
Accessibility: Observation tower open to the public
Tower data
Construction time : 1874
Architect : Jules Juergensen
Building material : concrete
Total height : 14  m
Viewing platform: 12.5  m
Position map
Tour Jürgensen (Canton of Neuchâtel)
Tour Juergensen
Tour Juergensen
Localization of Canton Neuchâtel in Switzerland

The Tour Jürgensen is located in the municipality of Les Brenets in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

The Danish watchmaker Jules Jürgensen built the tower , which was built in neo-Gothic style in 1874. In 1993 the tower was taken over by an association and renovated. The inauguration took place in 1998.

63 steps lead to the viewing platform at a height of 12.5 meters. From this one has a view of the municipality of Les Brenets in Switzerland and the municipality of Villers-le-Lac in French territory, of the lake Lac des Brenets and various Jura hills . The tower can be reached in around 15 minutes from the car park on Rue du Châtelard.

360 ° panorama from Tour Jürgensen

Individual evidence

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