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Pont de Zaehringen - Things to Know Before Visiting

Pont de Zaehringen, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

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About Pont de Zaehringen

The Zaehringen bridge was built in 1924, replacing the Grand suspension bridge, which stood in the same place since 1834. It has a span of 273 meters It was the pride and joy of the people of Fribourg, and visitors from around the world flocked to see it. The bridge has also been discribe in books and painted by many artists and writers.


Attractions Near Pont de Zaehringen

St-Nicolas Cathedral
St-Nicolas Cathedral0.3km from Pont de Zaehringen

Fribourg Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Fribourg, Switzerland, built in the Gothic style, on a rocky outcrop 50 meters above the river Sarine, dominating the medieval town below. It is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg. It is one of the notable architecture of the Gothic style.

Pont de Berne
Pont de Berne0.3km from Pont de Zaehringen

The Berne Bridge is a covered wooden bridge over the Sarine, located in the canton of Friborg, Switzerland.Built-in 1250, a century after the founding of the city, it is one of the oldest in Switzerland. Over the centuries, it has been regularly renovated, remaining today the last covered wooden bridge in Friborg. This bridge has been part of the 1995 inventory of the cultural property of national importance in the canton of Friborg.

Musée Gutenberg
Musée Gutenberg0.38km from Pont de Zaehringen

The Gutenberg Museum of Fribourg aims to help visitors understand the different aspects of letterpress printing and communication in an interesting way. It invites novices and specialists, school classes, young people and adults into the multicoloured world of the art of printing. The museum also has two rooms that can be rented for various occasions. They are equipped with the latest presentation technology - ideal for corporate events.

Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle
Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle0.4km from Pont de Zaehringen

L'Espace is a magical place that pays tribute to the creativity of two great artists of the 20th century. Erected in 1900, the building originally housed the Fribourg tramway depot. The memory of the place takes on a poetic dimension in dialogue with Tinguely's work. Among other things, the visitor will discover a masterpiece by Jean Tinguely: the "Retable de l'Abondance Occidentale et du Mercantilisme totalitaire" and the 22 reliefs entitled "Remembering" by Niki de Saint Phalle.

Pont du Milieu
Pont du Milieu0.45km from Pont de Zaehringen

The Middle Bridge, called in German Mittlere Brücke, is a road bridge over the Sarine, located in the canton of Friborg, Switzerland. It is one of the three bridges in the Lower Town of Friborg. It is preceded upstream by that of the Saint-Jean bridge and followed downstream by that of Bern. This bridge has been a cultural property of national importance 3 at least since the 1995 inventory.

Museum of Art and History
Museum of Art and History0.55km from Pont de Zaehringen

Spread over three old buildings in the town of Fribourg, the museum has a magnificent garden in front of it adorned with monumental sculptures by Saint Phalle, Luginbühl, Ramseyer, Wiggli and Angéloz. Among the museum's many displays you will find a collection of local archaeology, objects presenting Fribourg's political and cultural life and sculptures and paintings from the 11th to the 20th centuries. The Art and History Museum is located near the Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle an

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Fribourg
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Fribourg is located in western Switzerland. The canton takes its name from its capital city of Fribourg. It is bounded to the west by Lake Neuchâtel, to the west and the south by the canton of Vaud, and to the east by the canton of Bern.

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