17 Notable Architectures to explore in Switzerland
Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita GDP. It ranks at or near the top in several international metrics, including economic competitiveness and human development.
The best-preserved ancient theatre north of the Alps. Augusta Raurica is the perfect excursion destination – for the whole family, for your school or for groups who wish to take a guided tour. This Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland located on the south bank of the Rhine river
Château Saint-Maire was built from 1397 to 1425 by the Bishops of Lausanne to serve as their fortified residence. It is now serves as the seat of the cantonal government, the Council of State of Vaud. And also a Swiss heritage site of national significance.
The Escaliers du Marché is the covered stairs leading up from the bottom of Mercerie Street to the cathedral square in Lausanne, Switzerland. The date of their construction is unknown. The current staircases, in wood, covered, built parallel to very sloping paving, date from 1717-1719.
Agusta Rourica is a Roman archaeological site and is an open-air museum in Switzerland, which is located on the south bank of the River Rhine, about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Inst and Casuurg. This is the site of the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine. Augusta Raurica, or Colonia Agusta Rourer, was founded around Louisiana Munatius Planckas, around 44 BC, around the relatives of a local Gaelic tribe, Raurasi, Helva.
The Cathedral of Notre Dame of Lausanne is a church located in the city of Lausanne, in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It belongs to the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Vaud. The cathedral was consecrated and dedicated to Our Lady in 1275.
This Florentine neo-Renaissance-style building was constructed in 1904 in Place de la Riponne, in the historic center of the city of Lausanne. It housed facilities such as the library of the University of Lausanne, and scientific and artistic collections belonging to the Canton of Vaud.
The majestic castle of Prangins near Nyon is the only Swiss National Museum in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. . It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. There is also displays relating to Swiss history, as well as temporary exhibitions and cultural events.
The Rolex Learning Centre is the campus hub and library for the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Designed by the winners of 2010 Pritzker Prize, Japanese-duo SANAA, it opened on 22 February 2010.
Romainmôtier Priory is a former Cluniac priory in the municipality of Romainmôtier-Envy in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is entered on the Swiss inventory of the cultural property of national and regional significance.
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.
Yverdon-Les-Bains Castle was built by Peter, Count of Savoy in the 13th century as a defensive construction and a stately residence. The castle is today a multi-purpose cultural center, housing a regional museum, a theatre, various conference rooms, and the oldest public library of French-speaking Switzerland, founded already in 1763.