Interlaken is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Interlaken one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Interlaken is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Interlaken or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Interlaken. Explore the historical monuments of Interlaken with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Interlaken guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Interlaken page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Interlaken landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Interlaken.
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15 kilometers east of Interlaken City Centre, Switzerland
Created after the last glacial period, Lake Thun lies to the western side of Lake Brienz- separated by Bodeli. Lying at the base of the alpine catchment area, Lake Thun is known for its periodic floods when the glacial ice melts. A treat for geology lovers and a rare vision for nature admirers.
Did you know that the lake was a dumping ground ...
Continuing the castle trail of Interlaken is this 12th century ruin. It changed hands multiple times during its history and played a prominent role in local conflicts. Abandoned in the 18th century the castle eventually fell to disrepair. But it is not entirely forgotten. Once every dozen or so years, the Unspunnen fest festival, which is a series ...
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Kirchgasse 43 3812 Wilderswil
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The second and more remote of the ruins of Wilderswil, this 13th century castle was abandoned in the 16th century, after which it fell into ruins. The ruins are not easy to get to, but there are two paths. One starts from the old mill in Wilderswil, goes through a forest, over a fragile looking suspension bridge, a narrow path without handrails, an...
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Ruine Weissenau, 3800 Unterseen, Switzerland
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Cross the River Aare into Unterseen from Interlaken. Follow the boat canal to the mouth of the river. There, you'll find the ruins of an ancient castle from the 13th century. Its origins are unclear, but its history is full of stories of market towns, wars against Bern, and rebellions. The castle was even a prison at one point. Today, the only remn...