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  Geneva

Geneva is not too popular with tourists because the city has a reputation of a boring, sterile and over-correct city. This statement is, in fact, not true. Geneva can be proud of its prime location on the shores of Lake Geneva, narrow streets around old Bourg de Four Square @@id=459; type=5$$, in which tourists can wander for hours, beautiful historic buildings and interesting museums (the...
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  Zurich

Zurich is the largest city and economic center of Switzerland. The number of residents of the city is 340,000 people. Approximately 30% of them came from other countries. The city is situated on the bank of the Limmat River and on the shore of Lake Zurich. Zurich is internationally famous mostly as the city of banks and a large business center, but it still has something to surprise its guests -...
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  Basel

Swiss city Basel is divided into two parts by the Rhine River. So called Big Basel is considered the historical center of the city. Located on south-west, this is a picturesque pedestals only zone that traditionally attracts both locals and tourists by its clean air and rich flora. The symbol of Big Basel is the Cathedral that can be seen even from the opposite bank of the river. The second part...
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  Bern

Bern is a capital of Switzerland. This is a relatively small city that is full of wonderful and unforgettable places. Originally the name of the city came from the word “bear” and in past times there has been a tradition to keep at least one bear in Bern. When starting our talk about this city, we simply must mention that the most famous and one of most visited sights of Bern is Bärengraben...
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  Winterthur

Winterthur is a city located on the north of Switzerland. This place is located in the valley of the Toess River 212 km away from Zurich, and 414 m above the sea level. The city is a regional center that is located in Zurich canton and is a part of the Winterthur district. The population of the city estimated in 2008 over 100 thousand of people. This makes Winterthur the sixth largest city in...
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  Interlaken

Interlaken is a popular sky resort that has been attracting multiple visitors starting from the 19th century. Here you will find unforgettable landscapes and beautiful nature. The town’s location is wonderful – it is surrounded by lakes; even its name can be translated as “located between the lakes”. During winter months the main entertainment is easy to predict – these are walks on...
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  Crans Montana

Crans-Montana is an internationally famous ski resort that operates all year long. This place is located 1,500 meters above the sea level on the southern slope of Berlin Alps. This town is traditionally chosen as the place for conducting international congresses and famous sports competitions. Each year this town hosts International FIS Cup Competitions. Crans-Montana features modern simplified...
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  Lausanne

Even though Lausanne is a small place, this is the most visited city of Switzerland that is traditionally popular among tourists. Lausanne is located at the foot of the Aiguille du Midi Mountains and the Alps, on the north shore of Lake Geneva. The population of the city together with the port town reaches approximately 125 thousand of inhabitants. If you make a ride on a funicular to the...
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