Bachtel Tower

Local nameBachtelturm
LocationHinwil, Switzerland

Bachtel Tower is a 60 m tall radio tower on 1,115 m high Bachtel mountain near Hinwil, Switzerland, overlooking the Zürcher Oberland.

Bachtel Tower is a lattice tower whose observation deck, 30 m metres above the ground, is accessible by a stairway. It was built as replacement for a smaller observation tower on the site in 1986. On the observation deck of Bachtel Tower there is an illustration with the names of the mountains of the Swiss Alps visible. This illustration was designed by Paul Thalmann from Wernetshausen near Hinwil.

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Address 8342, Switzerland

Coordinates 47°17'40.962" N 8°53'10.433" E

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