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Zihlkanal

Zihlkanal, Switzerland

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About Zihlkanal

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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Chaumont5.23km from Zihlkanal

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.

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 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.

Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel7.93km from Zihlkanal

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.

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire8.48km from Zihlkanal

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.

Mont Vully8.76km from Zihlkanal

Mount Vully lies between Lakes Murten, Neuchâtel, and Biel. The magnificent view and picturesque scenery with the vineyards make it a very popular destination for excursions. The mountain also provides a retreat for animals in the middle of a landscape used for intensive agriculture.   The south side, overlooking Murten and its lake, is covered by vineyards. The north side, overlooking Lake Neuchâtel, is mostly wooded.

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The canton of Neuchâtel is located in the western part and Jura mountainous region of Switzerland. Neuchâtel is Rich in culture and history, Neuchâtel has no less than two cities registered on the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites.