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Visit Switzerland: A Precious Jewel With Breathtaking Landscapes!

Author : Chris Sturat

A visit to Switzerland is a fantasy to many and those people are lucky who get a chance to visit this haven on earth. This jewel is nestled on all sides by towering mountains and sparkling lakes. Without doubt, it is the most beautiful place in this world and has a unique blend of traditional culture and modern sophistication.
It captures your heart and arrests you with breathtaking landscapes and unparalleled charms. It is an undisputable fact that there will never be a dull moment in your vacation if you visit Switzerland. You can plan your travel to this dream destination all year round as there are mesmerizing landscapes and each season gives you gorgeous views fit enough for a picture postcard!
Although, this wonderland is a small European country with a very small population of 7.3 million, it has a lot to offer its visitors. There are many tourist attractions like Zurich, Bern, Geneva, etc which enthralls the tourists by its sheer beauty. Zurich is rightly given the highest demarcation of being the financial capital of the world. It stands with regal pride on the tip of the Limmat River. The famous Bahnhofstrasse Street is world renowned for its shopping arcades. The lakes look magical with their graceful swans and calm azure waters.
Geneva which is termed as the historical city offers many landmarks like the world's tallest fountain, the Chatedrale of St.Pierreand, etc. The Swiss watches got from this place are famous in the whole world
In the winter season, the Swiss Alps looks like a newlywed bride covered in white snow with beautiful glaciers and capped peaks. The fabulous skiing resorts of St. Moritz and Klosters are the highlights of the winters of Switzerland. Adventure lovers have fun skiing at these beautiful places.
Bern, the beautiful capital city has an old world charm with its cobble stoned streets, the rustic beauty of Aare River, the Rose Garden, etc. It is just like a page from our history book! There are many cultural landmarks like the Protestant Cathedral, the Munster, the Swiss National Parliament with its greenish dome -top, etc. It is a very happening place and the cafes are filled with tourists jockeying to get a seat!
A visit to Switzerland is not complete without a visit to Lucerne, which is ideally located in central Switzerland. The most famous attraction is the Chapel Bridge that straddles the River Reuss. The world famous Swiss chocolates and watches are got by the tourists from this city as souvenirs. The sparkling blue waters, the medieval squares, well -kept gardens, etc makes this place a natural paradise.

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