Switzerland - tourist attractions (page 2)

markerA Kunstmuseum Basel The Kunstmuseum Basel houses the largest and most significant public art collection in Switzerland, and is listed as a heritage site of national significance. Its lineage extends back to the Amerbach Cabinet purchased by the city of Basel in 1661, which made it the first municipally owned museum. It... Kunstmuseum Basel - photo
markerB Augusta Raurica Augusta Raurica is a Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland. Located on the south bank of the Rhine river about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Augst and Kaiseraugst, it is the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine. Augusta Raurica, or Colonia Augusta Rauracorum, ... Augusta Raurica - photo
markerC Great Minster The Great Minster (Grossmünster) is a Romanesque-style church in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the three major churches in the city (the others being the Fraumünster and St. Peterskirche). The core of the present building near the banks of the Limmat River was constructed on the site of a Carol... Great Minster - photo
markerD Museum of Cultures in Lugano The Museum of Cultures (Museo delle Culture or Museo Heleneum) is one of the museums that form part of the Polo Culturale of the city of Lugano in Switzerland. It is situated in the Heleneum, a villa on the shore of Lake Lugano to the east of the city centre and in the quarter of Castagnola. The mu... Museum of Cultures in Lugano - photo
markerE Swiss Customs Museum The Swiss Customs Museum or Museo doganale svizzero, is a museum located in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The museum is sited near Cantine di Gandria, directly across the Lake Lugano from the village of Gandria, and adjacent to the border with Italy. The museum was formerly a border post on that borde... Swiss Customs Museum - photo
markerF Lago di Vogorno Lago di Vogorno is a lake near Tenero, in Ticino, Switzerland. The reservoir on the Verzasca river is formed by the Verzasca Dam, built 1961-1965. The water surface area is 1.68 km². Lago di Vogorno - photo
markerG Contra Dam The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzascaof Ticino, Switzerland. The dam creates Lago di Vogorno 2 km (1.2 mi) upstream of Lake Maggiore and supports a 105 MW hydroelectric power station. It was constructed betwee... Contra Dam - photo
markerH Cathedral of Saint Lawrence in Lugano The Cathedral of Saint Lawrence (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland. It was founded in the High Middle Ages but rebuilt in the late 15th century, with the facade completed in 1517. It is dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome. The church is known on... Cathedral of Saint Lawrence in Lugano - photo
markerI Centre Le Corbusier The Centre Le Corbusier or Heidi Weber Museum is an art museum in Zürich (Switzerland) dedicated to the work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. In 1960, Heidi Weber had the vision to establish a museum designed by Le Corbusier. This building should exhibit his works of art in an ideal environment ... Centre Le Corbusier - photo
markerJ Goetheanum The Goetheanum, located in Dornach (near Basel), Switzerland, is the world center for the anthroposophical movement. Named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the center includes two performance halls (1500 seats), gallery and lecture spaces, a library, a bookstore, and administrative spaces for the A... Goetheanum - photo

Switzerland - cities with tourist attractions

Zurich (13)
Basel (8) Dornach (1)
Tenero-Contra (2) Lugano (2) Gandria (1)
Lucerne (2)
Stans (1)
Geneva (1)
Kaiseraugst (1)

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