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Forts to explore in Nidwalden

Nidwalden

Nidwalden is located in the center of Switzerland. The lake and the mountains of Nidwalden attract many tourists, both during the winter and the summer.

Festung Fürigen
Festung FürigenKehrsitenstrasse 15, 6362 Stansstad, Switzerland

The Fürigen fortress was built as a rock and was part of the Swiss Reduit defense system in World War II. The building, built-in 1942, was abandoned by the army in 1987 and opened in 1991 as one of the first more modern fortress museums in Switzerland. In 1987 the fortress was abandoned by the army. Today it is one of four exhibition houses in the Nidwalden Museum. The rooms and facilities are largely from the time it was built.

Map of Forts to explore in Nidwalden