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Palace of Nations (Swiss)

Palace of Nations (Swiss)

The Palace of Nations is the home of the United Nations Office at Geneva, located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was built between 1929 and 1938 to serve as the headquarters of the League of Nations. It has served as the home of the United Nations 

Swiss Museum of Transport (Swiss)

Swiss Museum of Transport (Swiss)

The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, in Lucerne, is a museum, opened in July 1959 and exhibiting all forms of transport as well as communications. It is Switzerland’s most popular museum. The museum also maintains a large collection of work by Hans Erni, 

Trümmelbach Falls (Swiss)

Trümmelbach Falls (Swiss)

The Trümmelbach Falls in Switzerland are a series of ten glacier-waterfalls inside the mountain made accessible by tunnel-lift and illuminated. The Trümmelbach alone drains the mighty glacier defiles of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and carries 20,200 tons of boulder detritus per year. Its drainage area 

Golden Pass Line (Swiss)

Golden Pass Line (Swiss)

The GoldenPass Line is a tourist-orientated train route in the Swiss Alps with its Base in Montreux . It is not a legal entity but operates and manages the following companies: Compagnie du Chemin de Fer Montreux Oberland Bernois MOB operates the following lines: Montreux 

Water Jet Geneva (Swiss)

Water Jet Geneva (Swiss)

This marvellous fountain with water reaching to an unbelievable height of 140m has been one of Geneva’s most famous landmarks for nearly 130 years now. You can see it from many corners of the city centre and therefore use it for orientation. At night, it 

Grossmünster Church (Swiss)

Grossmünster Church (Swiss)

The Grossmünster is a Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the four major churches in the city. Its congregation forms part of the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich. The core of the present building near the banks of 

Gotthard Pass (Swiss)

Gotthard Pass (Swiss)

The Gotthard Pass or St Gotthard Pass at 2,106 m is a mountain pass traversing the Saint-Gotthard Massif in the Alps, connecting northern and southern Switzerland. The pass lies between Airolo in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, and Andermatt in the German-speaking canton of Uri, 

Schilthorn (Swiss)

Schilthorn (Swiss)

The Schilthorn is a summit in Europe, in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland. It overlooks the valley of Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland, and is the highest mountain in the range lying north of the Sefinenfurgge Pass. The Schilthorn lies above the village of Mürren, 

Mount Rigi (Swiss)

Mount Rigi (Swiss)

The Rigi is a mountain massif of the Alps, located in Central Switzerland. The whole massif is almost entirely surrounded by the water of three different water bodies: Lake Lucerne, Lake Zug and Lake Lauerz. The range is in the Schwyzer Alps, and is split 

Lake Lugano (Swiss)

Lake Lugano (Swiss)

Lake Lugano is a glacial lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and northern Italy. The lake, named after the city of Lugano, is situated between Lake Como and Lago Maggiore. It was cited for the first time by Gregory of Tours