52 Man-made Structures- Other 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.
Bex is the site of a famous salt mine. The salt deposits in Bex were the first that were discovered in Switzerland. These are a labyrinth of passages and tunnels, over 50 kilometers long, today yields 30,000 tons of salt per year.
Sculpture at Schoenthal is an art foundation in Switzerland. It is named after the Schönthal Monastery, a former church near the village of Langenbruck, Basel-Landschaft, which is now used for temporary art exhibitions. An array of sculptures, including some by well-known artists, is dotted around the monastery area and the surrounding countryside.
The Stoosbahnen funicular from Schwyz & aerial cableway from Morschach opens up the car-free mountain village of Stoos - with a world record. The funicular from Schwyz to Stoos is the steepest in the world. A technical marvel that already turns the journey into an experience. Arrived on the Stoos, a viewing and holiday paradise opens up to the guests in both summer and winter.
Strandbad Mythenquai is a public bath in the Swiss municipality of Zürich, being part of the historical Seeuferanlage promenades that were built between 1881 and 1887. The bath is situated at Mythenquai respectively between the Enge and Wollishofen quarters at lower the Zürichsee lake shore on the left bank in Zürich.
The Swiss Miniature in Melide, which was opened in 1959, is the only miniature park in Switzerland. The detailed and authentic models include well-known sites such as the Heidi Village in Maienfeld, the castles of Burgdorf and Chillon, the Federal Parliament in Bern, and the Cathedral of Milan, the only model that can also be viewed from inside. There are also operating rack-railways, cable cars, suspension railways and ships.
At Tellsplatte, 3 kilometers south of Sisikon, the place where, according to the legend, William Tell jumped overboard during a storm, when transferred by boat to the bailiff Gessler's jail. An easy walk in a beautiful landscape to Tell's Chapel, with nearby the biggest glockenspiel in Switzerland
Trübsee is an intermediate cable car station by the Titlis Bergbahnen, Trüebsee is an Alpine lake on the Ober Trüebsee Alpine pasture in the upper part of the extensive municipality of Wolfenschiessen in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden. The lake lies at the foot of the Titlis above the village resort of Engelberg. The lake is a hydroelectric reservoir, providing water to the underground power station Trübsee
The Zurich Urania Observatory is a landmark of the city of Zurich. It has been part of the city's cultural life since 1907. It offers exciting tours with a brief introduction to astronomy and about the century-old telescope every Thu/Fri/Sat at 9 pm.
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.
A 35 km footpath was created around the southernmost part of Lake Lucerne to mark Switzerland’s 700th anniversary. The Path leads to historic sites pertaining to the Swiss Confederation. The path is divided into stages that are partially wheelchair-accessible and can be reached by ship or by train. Overnight stays are possible at the end of some of the trails.
The Zentralbibliothek Zürich (ZB) is the cantonal, city and university library of Zurich. With over six million documents and more than half a million visitors per year, the ZB is one of the largest Swiss libraries. It currently houses some 5.1 million items, among these 3.9 million printed volumes, 124,000 manuscripts, 243,000 maps and 560,000 microfiches.