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Niesen

Heustrichstrasse 12, 3711, Switzerland
+41 33 676 77 11
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Jetboat Scenic Ride in Interlaken
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“funicular” (9 reviews)
“pyramids” (6 reviews)
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Heustrichstrasse 12, 3711, Switzerland
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+41 33 676 77 11
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used to sit in our hotel in Merligen, across Lake Thun, and look at the "Red Indian" mountain. The Niesen usually has a ring of cloud around it with wisps flying off, looking like smoke signals. We finally decided to go for a visit,...More

Thank JohnLine121
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

It takes quite a while to get up there with the funicular train but it's really worth it, stunning views from up there all around.

Thank Pigalle1966
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The view is great, no denying, but it was expensive. For the price, you are crowded onto the funicular and only a bit of luck gets you a decent view on the way up. The top was pretty crowded too. The restaurant was large but...More

Thank JTrecker
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Niesen is called the pyramid of Europe. It was probably the stiffest ride we had. It was just unbelievable to trust that little bahn to take to the top at 2,362 meters! From there you will be greeted with a view like no other! The...More

Thank tourist_binich
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

After years of looking at this mountain and wanting to go to the summit, it was a disappointment. One of the funicular staff was very rude, ushering us in like cattle, and the space is very cramped for a half hour journey. We had to...More

Thank Nomadgirl9
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice view from the top. Beautiful surroundings. To get up there by 'train' be there before 9:30 am or after 2:30 pm otherwise expect very long waitingqueue. If you plan to walk down from the top to the middle station, do the opposite. Because...More

Thank Hubert Z
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Getting up is half the fun. The Funicular is an interesting ride. But be prepared for the top. If you are afraid of heights - don't go! And be prepared. When we got up the weather changed from 25 degrees to below 10 degrees and...More

Thank 466DavidW
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a fantastic place. The funicular ride up gets so steep its amazing. The view from the top is simply spectacular. This is a must do if the sky is clear.

Thank LoneRangerAus
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We decided to eat at the restaurant at the top. The service was totally inefficient, we waited one hour to be served and the rösti dish we ordered was terrible: soft and fat... certainly from a pre-cooked package... accompanied by boiled vegetables... with no seasonings......More

Thank JONARELLE
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have now trekked the bottom half and top half of this mountain and cannot say enough about the experiences. Given the choice, I recommend trekking the top half versus the bottom if you are going to do just one. I did the top half...More

Thank Captain_Random
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