Sightseeings And Attractions In Switzerland
Switzerland has always been famous for its safe banks, high-quality watches, and delicious chocolate. However in order to get acquainted with this unique country, to absorb its unforgettable charm and to understand its culture and people one should visit its places of interest, which are numerous. Among them the 13th century St. Peter’s Church and the National Museum in Zurich. Being the intellectual center of Switzerland, this city will become a real discovery for those who are fond of art and appreciate historical monuments.
Switzerland, you see that this country is extremely rich for sightseeings which differ according to tourists’ tastes. Thus hikers and nature-lovers will be impressed by Stanserhorn – the Five Star Mountain in Luzern. The picturesque scenery, fresh air of alpine peaks and rare mountain flowers are delightful and provide a relaxing effect.
Among the most outstanding attractions of Switzerland are Le Jet d’Eau and L’Horloge Fleurie in Geneva. Le Jet d’Eau, which is the symbol of Geneva as well as the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Big Ben in London, is the tallest in the world (140m) water fountain. It projects 500 liters of water per second at the speed of 200km/hr. The fountain is on since 1891, from 9.30am to 11.15pm, and is particularly wonderful at night, in lights. Experienced tourists recommend to visiting it on August 1st, the Swiss national holiday when the fountain is illuminated by fireworks – a breathtaking sight!
The other attractive sight in Geneva is L’Horloge Fleurie. Everybody who visits Geneva can see it during a walk around the city. This beautiful clock was built at 1955 and has a diameter of 5 meters. It has a perfect design and set in the Jardin Anglais on the lakeside promenade. 6,500 plants are changed every season, colorful and glorious in summer and still beautiful in winter. L’Horloge Fleurie is the favorite site of tourists with the camera.
Due to its sightseeings and attractions Switzerland is an ideal choice for different kind of tourists. No matter what plans you have for the holiday, – skiing, visiting historical and cultural places, or just have fun, – here you will find all the necessary and make your dreams come true.