Huwiler Tower (Huwilerturm) is the smallest of the four outer town wall towers in the city of Zug (Switzerland). Its exact age is unknown, but cannot be later than 1524/25. The tower was known for a long time as the 'Hof' tower, and was called that until it was acquired by a citizen named Huwiler (a.k.a. Huwyler) in 1697. Huwiler tower was part of the defense system and the city wall, but as Zug was actually never under siege.

In 1870 the tower was auctioned and purchased by a private owner. Today the Huwiler tower stands in the pleasant surroundings of the art museum gardens.

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Founded: c. 1524
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Lela Djordjevic (2 years ago)
Fascinantno, Toranj iz XVI veka...restauriran gradskim kamenom 1826 godine...služio kao utvrđenje.
Sandra (2 years ago)
Histórico lugar!
koki tejesh reddy (3 years ago)
It is very nice place to see If we go at the top of tower we can see whole zug
Hans-Rudolf Hochstrasser (4 years ago)
Cool
ganzeas griffin (4 years ago)
Beautiful nature top of the green grass carpet
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