Monday, November 17, 2008

Berne , Canton of Berne

Berne/Bern/Berna, or simply known as the bundesstadt of Switzerland... the de facto capital.

Most of the city centre of Bern is being recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
So be prepare to soak in between the beautifully decorated houses, impressive churches, elaborate clock towers, lovely gardens, narrow cobblestone alley

This, the main street of Bern, with the Zytglogge in the background.
This main street boast one of the longest covered shopping promenade in Europe, 6KM in total.

Baerengraben, bear pit, a national heritage site and an important tourist attraction.
Bears are the symbol of the city and the canton... and bears has been existing in the city since 1441, and this particular site has been opened since 1857


Federal Palace, Bundeshaus

The old town of Berne

the old city is surrounded by he River Aare....

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Luzern at night

I like these pics, that explained the bigger size comparing the others.

Chapel Bridge and the old town

A night view of luzern across Lake Lucerne or a.k.a
Vierwaldst├Ąttersee, Lake of the Four Forest Cantons

i like the colour of the sky

Old town

Chapel Bridge and i-forgot-the-name church

lucerne on both banks of River Reuss

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Kapellbruecke, Luzern

Everyday, thousands of people come to Luzern just to take picture of this monument... in what the swiss called, the Kapellbruecke or Chapel Bridge.

Built in 1333, it is Europe's oldest wooden bridge and one of the main attraction of Switzerland.

Hence in this post you have the opportunity to see the Kapellbruecke from almost every angle!

Chapel bridge and the water tower

Chapel bridge on the Reuss River