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Switzerland Through 11 Magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Stunning monasteries, snaking rail bridges, and Swiss watchmaking.

From the snowy heights of the Alps to lakeside vineyard terraces, from triassic fossils to the birthplace of Swiss watchmaking and a stunning centuries-old library, here’s a look at Switzerland’s magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Appeared in the February 2016 Swiss Special issue as “Swiss Giants”.

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    Rumela Basu is Features Writer at National Geographic Traveller India and has an MA in International Journalism from Cardiff University. She likes poetry, food, and books. One day she'd love to have a large library and enough time to travel and drink lots of tea.

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