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The Red Tower

Built in the middle of the thirteenth century under the influence of castle architecture, the Red Tower is Fribourg's oldest and most imposing tower.

Up to 1848, it was a prison and place for beheadings. Square in shape, it is 15 metres wide, 38 metres high, and the lower parts of its walls are 3 feet thick.

Chemin de la Tour Rouge
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

www.stmaurice-fribourg.ch

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