Rhine Falls, Neuhausen am Rheinfall

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Experience the power of nature at Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. Formed during the last ice age, the thunderous waterfall once inspired Goethe to compare it to the "source of the ocean." A popular destination for day-trippers from Zurich, the fall spans 150 m (450 ft), its water plummeting from a height of 23 m (75 ft). Most visitors choose to admire and photograph this awesome natural spectacle from a medieval castle located on the left bank of the river, but you can also take a ferry all the way to a large rock sitting in the middle of the waterfall. If you do choose to come that close, don a raincoat first. A visit to Rhine Falls represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Neuhausen am Rheinfall online road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • I was quite surprised to be told on our way back from here that it is the largest waterfall in Europe. I don't suppose I've ever given it much thought before, but if I had, I suppose I would have expe...  more »
  • There are no words that can describe the fantastic feeling in this place, the view of the water, the hock and the water power, something awesome! Be sure to lower yourself to the lowest platform where the waterfall experience is best!
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  • Very amazing falls where you can take tour of falls by boat or even walk around the falls.. this place is full of natural beauty and pleasant weather... very good place to take pictures with nature beauty... you can also enjoy food at the restaurant closer to falls.. I visited here from India and my two kids had awesome experience at jungle adventure, I may plan to revisit this place again..
  • Good place for a family outing. It's a beautiful river with nice falls. There is a boat ride to the falls where there is a pavement for people to enjoy the falls as close as possible. There are various options of boat ride available. The views are really nice surrounding the river and falls. There is even a train to the hill of the falls.
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