Wasserturm / water tower, Luzern, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík
N 47° 03.090 E 008° 18.444
32T E 447395 N 5211119
Quick Description: Water tower and Chapel bridge in Luzern.
Location: Luzern, Switzerland
Date Posted: 3/7/2010 10:38:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM8BP2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 39

Long Description:
An octagonal water tower is over 34 meters high (111.5 ft.) and was built around 1300 as a 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.
Stamp Issuing Country: Switzerland

Date of Issue: 1960

Denomination: 75

Color: blue

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

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