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municipality of Liechtenstein
capital of Liechtenstein
this town is home to a very beautiful church and castle
capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria
Swiss municipality in the Grisons
resort town in the Engadine valley in Switzerland
capital of the canton of Zürich, Switzerland
lake in Lombardy, Italy
city in Ticino, Switzerland
city on Lake Lucerne, in central Switzerland
major mountain range system in Central Europe
Heilbronn is a city with 117,000 inhabitants in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
municipality in Austria
major city in Italy
Karlsruhe is a city on the Rhine in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is in the north of the Black Forest, close to the French border. Karlsruhe is famous in Germany for both hosting two federal courts and being a major hub for science and technology. With 300,000 people, Karlsruhe is the largest city within 60 km. It is not usually visited by tourists from abroad, but is a relaxed and pleasant city to work and study in.
Church in St. Gallen, Switzerland
capital of the Swiss canton of Graubünden and lies in the northern part of the canton
ice rink in Davos, Switzerland
annual invitational ice hockey tournament held in Davos, Switzerland
elevation in the Canton of Zürich
The lake is well known for its predictable winds and is therefore a popular venue for water-sailsports including particularly windsurfing, kitesurfing and dinghy-sailing. There is a major watersports centre on the SW shore.
Cresta run is the only natural skeleton downhill course. The first race was held in 1884/85. Spectacular races or training runs take place every day from the end of December to the beginning of March.
Dating from 1658, it is one of the oldest farmhouses in St. Moritz. Now it houses three restaurants and two bars. The grill Chadafö provides the perfect setting for elegant dining with classic French cuisine. The two bars – the Polo Bar and Carigiet – are the perfect places to enjoy pre- and after-dinner drinks and are ideally suited for a get-together.
With the new Masoala Rainforest Hall, the Zoo is really worth a visit!
cemetery with lots of famous people most notably James Joyce who lived in Zurich for quite some time, the writer Elias Canetti and a few nobel price winners are also buried there
This small but beautiful Chinese garden was offered to the city of Zurich by the Chinese city of Kunming as symbol of gratitude after Zurich helped Kunming with technical knowledge.
Zurich's Schauspielhaus is one of the most important theatres in the German speaking part of Europe. The Schauspielhaus has several locations, the most important one being the Pfauen. Students can get really cheap last minute tickets (10 minutes before the show) if they show their student ID. The best seats, if available, cost Fr. 20 that way.
Zurich's most famous art museum. The collection includes works from many Swiss artists, such as the sculptures of Alberto Giacometti or the paintings of Ferdinand Hodler. There are also major works from international artists on display. The museum is building a new extension, scheduled to open in 2020 and thus parts of the museum might be closed at any given time.
The Zurich Opera shows frequently changing productions of world famous operas with top artists. As with the Schauspielhaus, students get a big last-minute discount. The best seats costs Fr. 45 for students.
district in the city of Zürich, Switzerland
The hill in the heart of the old town. A beautiful view of the city and one time location of a Roman fort.
This is the place to go if you want to learn more about the history of Switzerland. There are permanent exhibitions on history, archaeology and art. Changing temporary exhibitions usually also turn around Swiss topics.
One of the busiest and best-known shopping streets in the world. Highly refined. Certainly a must-see for every tourist in Zurich!
During the renovation of the Tonhalle concert house the internationally reknown classical orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, plays at the intermediately built Tonhalle Maag concert hall. From season 2019/20, Paavo Järvi leads the orchestra.
Swiss symphony orchestra based in Zürich
A small canal that used to be part of the city fortifications between Limmat and Sihl. From the main station, go to Gessnerallee, find the stairways down to the tiny creek, and walk all the way to the lake.
quarter of the city of Zurich, Switzerland
mountain in the Swiss plateau
capital city of the canton of Ticino, Switzerland
complex of multiple built objects
Swiss mountain of the Urner Alps
There are numerous rustic trails that lead up from towns surrounding Mount Brè to its summit and the Funicolare Monte Brè. A trail map is available from the local tourist information.
municipality in Switzerland
Roman Catholic cathedral in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Also known as the Lion of Lucerne, it is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. The American writer Mark Twain (1835–1910) praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world."
The Chapel Bridge, a landmark of Lucerne, is said to be the oldest wooden bridge of all Europe, built in 14th century as a protection for the city. It's amusing walking over it as you can see about 100 pictures of 12th-century city life and Swiss history. Join one of the walking tours going around! Parts of the bridge burned down on 18 August 1993, but within a few months it was rebuilt. The tower used as oubliette is still in original condition.
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