Switzerland is a small country in the middle of the Alps which is full of natural scenic beauty. There are a number of lakes here to add attraction to this natural beauty. The country has everything to lure the enthusiastic tourists, no wonder it has become a dream destination of the tourists all over the world. There are Swiss brand popular watches and chocolates. There are many attractive places to visit in this country. Here is a list of few ‘Top Tourist Attraction Of Switzerland‘.
Berne is the capital of the country and this picturesque city has history dating back to the 12th century. The bear is the symbol of Berne and the city has longest covered shopping area, longest in Europe. Switzerland is popular for the Swiss brand watches all over the world, and the most powerful attraction for the tourists is the ancient tower clock Zytglogge which has moving puppets. There is also a Gothic Cathedral named Munster rising from the old town and the town hall.
Lucerne is considered to be one of the prettiest cities in the world. The city is located in the German speaking part of Switzerland. The city has a lake, mountains and the city life for the tourists. The most popular being the Chapel Bridge and Water Tower from the 14th century. This spot is recorded as the most liked and photographed monument in the country. Dying lion, carved out of rock to honor the dying Swiss mercenaries who sacrificed life in France, in 1792, is a monument widely popular amongst the visitors.
- Lake Geneva
This is the largest lake, one of the largest in Europe. The lake is on the course of River Rhone on the frontier between France and Switzerland. The main attractions for the tourists are the cities and towns around the lake. There are opportunities like skiing and hiking both on the mountains nearby and the lake itself.
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland holding plenty of attractive spots for the visitors. There are more than 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries. The popular Swiss National Museum, located in the Fairytale castle gives a fair idea of the Switzerland’s cultural history. Zurich offers great shopping opportunities with many Swiss brand goods, along with the chances of taking a boat ride in Lake Zurich or the visitors can go for hiking in the mountain ranges. There are numerous clubs that also make the night enjoyable
- Jungfrau Region
This place has zoomed in the tourist map just a century or two ago, but has already occupied a prime spot of being considered as one of the best place to visit in Switzerland. People can ski or climb through the mountains or use the well maintained foot or bike paths. The extensive railway network makes the entire area easily accessible to the travelers. The region has four lovely towns and three mountains for the most scenic rail trip.
This city reigns supreme with international influence. Geneva is the Head quarter of Red Cross committee as well as the United Nations, there are 20 other international organizations having their H.Q. in Geneva. Due to the extensive Parks the city is nicknamed as the City of Parks. There is cathedral of St. Pierre which is worth visiting. The city of Geneva can be explored by bike or by walking.
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