Chaumont, 2067 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Chaumont is a region of Neuchâtel, a city located in French-speaking Switzerland. The mountain of Chaumont is located above the city of Neuchâtel, at 1,087 meters above sea level. It offers a magnificent panoramic view of the city, the chain of the Alps as well as the lakes of Murten, Biel, and Neuchâtel. The main activities of Chaumont are tourism and agriculture. The locality is the terminus of the funicular line that leaves from La Coudre.
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The Laténium is an archeology museum located in Hauterive, a suburb of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Its name refers to the famous nearby site of La Tène which gave its name to the Second European Iron age. The Laténium is composed of a 2,500 m2 park and a museum building which also harbors the archaeological section of the Heritage Offices of the State of Neuchâtel, as well as the chair of the prehistory of the University of Neuchâtel. The museum and its park are built on what used to be three archae
The Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel showcases the work of the Swiss writer and painter Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Known throughout the world for his plays and novels, he was also a passionate painter and draughtsman throughout his life. The CDN also stages temporary exhibitions and events, especially concerts and discussions.
The Roman Catholic Our Lady of Assumption Church, also known as the Red Church, stands in the Swiss city of Neuchâtel in the diocese of Lausanne, Geneva, and Freiburg. The Neo-Gothic church was planned by Guillaume Ritter and consecrated on March 25, 1906. After a major renovation between 1984 and 2000, it was recognized in 1986 as a national monument. In 2007 Pope Benedict XVI raised the church's status to that of basilica minor.
Valangin Castle is a castle in the municipality of Valangin of the Canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. It is also one of the famous tourist attractions in this area.
The musée d'art et d'histoire is a museum in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Among its exhibits are the Jaquet-Droz automata. The collections of paintings include works of Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The museum's stairwell features three monumental murals panted by Léo-Paul Robert between 1886 and 1894.
The Zihl Canal , or Canal de la Thielle in French , is an approximately 8.5 km long water connection (piercing) between Lake Neuchâtel and Lake Biel . The original bed of the Zihl is still partially preserved. The Zihl Canal was built together with the Broye Canal , which connects the Neuchâtel and Murten lakes .
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