The bridge initially served local traffic, but by the 14th century, when the path across the Gotthard Pass became international, it had become a major Rhine crossing for long-distance trade. The current Mittlere Brucke dates back to 1905 when the electric tram forced the replacement of the previous bridge. A…View more
Basel Minster (Basler Münster), also known as Basel Cathedral is one of the city's major tourist attractions and is a source of pride for the locals. When you walk the streets of Basel's Old town, the soaring, gothic cathedral highlights all of the pastel tiles on the rooftops, with the…View more
Bern Minster (The Cathedral of Bern), known locally as Berner Münster, is a Swiss Reformed cathedral located in the old city of Bern. Originally constructed in the Gothic style, the building was completed in 1421. Its tower was only completed in 1893, and stands at a height of 100.6 meters…View more
The Zytglogge, also known as the 'time bell', is a major medieval tower in Bern, Switzerland. Since it was built in the 13th century, it has served the city as a guard tower, prison, clock tower, nerve center of urban life, and a civic memorial. The Zytglogge, Bern's most recognizable…View more
The famous Church of Grossmünster ("great minster") is a medieval-style Protestant church in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the four major churches in the city (the others being the Fraumünster, the Predigerkirche, and St. Peter's Church). According to legend, Charlemagne discovered the tombs of the patron saints Felix and…View more
Basel Town Hall (Basler Rathaus) is a 500-year-old building, known also as Roothuus, and it dominates the Marktplatz in Basel, Switzerland. The Town Hall houses the meetings of the Cantonal Parliament as well as the Cantonal Government of the canton of Basel-Stadt. The Great Council Chamber was covered with a…View more
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