Considered to be the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism, St. Moritz is perhaps one of the world’s most famous ski resort towns. Surrounded by the snowy peaks, housing a dazzling aqua lake, and enveloped by lush forests, this mountain-resort located in Switzerland’s Upper Engadin valley has hosted the Winter Olympics twice. With a population of just about 5000 people, the town of St. Moritz is one of the world’s richest places and is often visited by numerous celebrities and famous people.
Bestowing visitors with a beautiful amalgamation of nature, culture, and sports, St. Moritz is a captivating place. The iron-bearing springs and the 25 crystal-clear mountain lakes in the surrounding areas add to the lovely Alpine scenery which presents visitors with a plethora of activities like skiing, hiking, horseback riding, sailing, and windsurfing to indulge in.
St. Moritz Dorf featuring a wide array of restaurants and cafes, Engadine Museum which is a replica of an Engadine house from the early 1700s, Heidi Hutte where the filming of Johanna Spyri's classic book Heidi was done, and Corviglia Funicular, a funicular ascends 2.1 kilometres to Corviglia from St. Moritz Dorf, are some of the prime attractions of St. Moritz, in addition to the winter sports.
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