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Basel, Switzerland

Eine gefahrliche Uberfahrt (A Dangerous Crossing)

Along the Rhine, about a mile from the historic Munster, learn the heartrending story of two lovers torn asunder, cast into unknown layers of time and space.
Cologny, Switzerland

The Bodmer Library

A trove of ridiculously valuable prints and manuscripts under one roof.
Ascona, Switzerland

Monte Verità

The Swiss hilltop housed an early 20th-century vegetarian nudist colony.
Basel, Switzerland

Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

One of the world's largest collections of pharmaceutical artifacts.
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.
Kaltbach, Switzerland

Kaltbach Cave

A 22-million-year-old sandstone cave is a natural habitat for award-winning cheese.
Vevey, Switzerland

La Fourchette (The Fork)

At 929 pounds and 26 feet tall, this stainless steel fork can only be used by the likes of King Kong.
Zurich, Switzerland

Oepfelchammer

A 200-year-old tavern challenges guests to finish a glass of wine while hanging from a ceiling beam.
Zurich, Switzerland

Heureka Useless Machine

One of a series of no-purpose kinetic artworks by Swiss sculptor Jean Tinguely.
Zurich, Switzerland

Cabaret Voltaire: the Dada House

One hundred years ago this small house in downtown Zürich became the birthplace of the Dada movement.
Ennetbürgen, Switzerland

Hammetschwand Elevator

The tallest outdoor elevator in Europe rockets passengers on a dizzyingly precarious ride to the top of a mountain.