5 Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Grisons
The canton of Grisons is the largest and easternmost canton of Switzerland. The canton features beautiful mountain views, Biosphere Reserves, and Nature Park.
Alp Grüm railway station is a railway station in the municipality of Poschiavo, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It is located on the south side of Bernina Pass, on the Bernina line of the Rhaetian Railway. It serves the hamlet of Alp Grüm, which, except in summer, is accessible only from the railway. From the station, thanks mainly to the 180° curve immediately to the south, there are far-reaching views of the Palü Glacier, Lago Palu and the Puschlav.
The Bernina railway is a single-track 1,000 mm metre gauge railway line forming part of the Rhaetian Railway. It links the spa resort of St. Moritz, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, with the town of Tirano, in the Province of Sondrio, Italy, via the Bernina Pass. Reaching a height of 2,253 metres above sea level, it is the highest railway crossing in Europe and the third highest railway in Switzerland.
Diavolezza is famous for its beautiful views of the eternal ice and the highest peaks of the Eastern Alps. The Diavolezza is a mountain viewpoint above the Val Bernina in Graubünden. It has an altitude of 2,973 metres and is located between Munt Pers and Piz Trovat. At the top station, there is a restaurant with a panoramic terrace, as well as a hotel offering both hotel-class and bunk-style accommodations.
The Landwasser Viaduct in Filisur is one of the highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage railway line operated by the Rhaetian Railway. Images of the viaduct have gone around the world, only a few have already seen the historic building on site. It spans the Landwasser between Schmitten and Filisur, in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.
Brusio helical viaduct is next to Raiffeisen Brusio and is located in the District of Bernina, Grisons, Switzerland.It has a length of 0.18 kilometers. It was a key structure of the World Heritage-listed Bernina railway. And it is also considered to be one of the architectural highlights of the Rhaetian Railway.