Strättligen Castle

Thun, Switzerland

Strättligen Castle was built by the barons of Strättligen in the 13th century. Today the ruins are well-preserved with a powder tower dating from 1699.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland


4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Jip Janneke (6 months ago)
Well maintained castle and the elevator from the town level to the castle is very practical. Exhibition is clear and available in multiple languages including English. Fantastic views from the donjon over the city, lake and Alps. It’s a pity there are only a few items on display.
Ang Chung Gwan (7 months ago)
Thun castle is a museum about the history of the castle and the nearby town. At the top of the castle you will to view the town and the lake, also the alps on clear day. Admission is free if you have the Swiss Travel Pass. Best part is you do not need to worry that this place will be overcrowded by tourist I give 5 stars for the castle experience and the lovely town nearby
Peaceful Travelers (7 months ago)
It was an okay experience, I was expecting something larger and more grand compared. Expect to climb many stairs, there is no lift offered. There is also a restaurant at the castle. Castle Outside of open even after hours but the inside is closed at 4:30.
Mackenzie Jones (8 months ago)
Very well-restored castle with some of the most beautiful views in the area. Cool museum.
Phuoc Ho (9 months ago)
This place is a must go. Very quiet place and take your times to explore this castle. Fee isn't bad either. Go to the top and check out the views. There is also a nice coffee/restaurant there.
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