Switzerland is very popular for tourism in the world especially in Europe. If a rich person wants to for tourism then his first choice is Switzerland.it is a small country and federal republic in Europe. It is located in western-Central Europe, and is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is an interior country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, covering an area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi).
There are some tourist attractions in Switzerland which are discussed below
The Mattehorn – The word Matte is a German word which means meadow and Horn meaning peak. It is one of the highest and deadliest peaks in the Alps which measures 4,478 meters (14,692 ft). The Mattehorn is situated on the border between Switzerland and Italy.
Chateau de Chillon – It is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva which claims from the 14th century and has 25 buildings with three courtyards and two circular walls. To reach Chateau de Chillon from the town of Montreux, several options such as boat, bus and foot. It is one of the famous historic buildings in Switzerland and a best place to visit in Switzerland
Jungfraujoch – It is the most famous Alpine wonderland in which watch a real natural adventurers of glaciers, tower over rolling green meadows and winding mountain paths. For reaching Jungfraujoch by railway which is highest mountain station in Europe. You will watch beautiful scenes during train trip were memorable day of your life. In Switzerland, the Sphinx observatory is one of the uppermost astronomical finding stations in the world. No place for stay overnight and some restaurants in this place.
The Rhine Falls – It is the largest waterfall in Switzerland and also in Europe. Rhine Falls is placed in the northernmost of the Switzerland which is close to the town of Schaffhausen. The breadth of a huge fall is nearly 150 meters or more. The tourists can see the sight from several surfaces and also travel to near castles such as Schloss Laufen and Schloss Wörth. At the event of Swiss National day on August 1 the Rheinfall with an astonishing firework display which attracts tourists.
Grindelwald – It is the largest ski resort city in the region of Jungfrau. Tourists can visit and enjoy in the summer season with an outstanding hiking trails and rock climbing locations in Switzerland. Photographers and nature lovers’ visitors can watch mountain peaks and ice statues in the world snow festival.
Jet d’Eau – It is a largest fountain and is one of the most popular landmarks of Geneva, Switzerland. Its height is 140 meters (460 feet) from the Lake of Rhone River. Bains de Paquis is the local swimming area which is the best areas for watching the fountain.
Bernina express – It is a brightly red colored train which starts the Alps in the town of Chur to Tirano. Tirano is located across the border in northern Italy. The travel between in these two cities is about 4 hours and passes through 196 bridges and 55 tunnels. In train tourists can watch glaciers, mountain peaks, towns, bridges covering 60 meter (200 foot). It provides snacks and drinks in your train seat.
Chapel Bridge – It is one of the oldest bridges made up of wood in Europe. This bridge is a 204 meter (670 foot) long which passes through the Reuss River in Lucerne city and is the important tourist attractions in Switzerland. Chapel bridge was built in 1333 and the reason of designed to secure from attacks on Lucerne. In the bridge, there are a series of paintings from the 17th century which describe the events from the history of Lucerne. Most of the paintings and bridge were damaged due to fire in 1993 however it was reconstructed rapidly.
Mount Pilatus – It is placed in the Lake Lucerne region which is filled of mythologies. The story about the mount is that the popular biblical Roman governor Pontius Pilate may have been buried there so it is name as Mount Pilatus. According to Medieval Europeans, the height of the mountain peak is about 2,100 meter (7000 foot) peak and watch the Swiss and French Alps and Lake Lucerne. . For reached this area with the sharpest railway in the world, boasting grades over 48%.
Zytglogge – It is the oldest clock tower gate in Bern and is a great historical site. This gate was constructed in the 1100s with clock that beautifies the tower. It is one of the most remarkable and oldest clocks and can be visited anywhere in the world. The tower has an an astronomical clock, figurines, hour chimes, and two tower clocks which are all driven by a single central mechanism. This is one of the items that have protected Switzerland as one of the opening clock construction areas in the world.