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Niesen, Swiss Alps

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The Niesen is a mountain peak of the Bernese Alps in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland. The summit of the mountain is 2,362 metres (7,749 ft) in elevation.

It overlooks Lake Thun, in the Bernese Oberland region, and forms the northern end of a ridge that stretches north from the Albristhorn and Mannliflue, separating the Simmental and Kandertal valleys.
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  • The Niessen’s solitary pyramid shape is impressive from the ground, and the 360 degrees view is even more impressive. The cablecar takes 30 mins to the summit; it is not brand new but reliable and...  more »
  • We went with a friend 3 adults and 2 kids for brunch on a Friday morning, first train up at 0800. We paid a grand total of 280CHF and yes, train ride was we expected, it was working and the view was.....  more »
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  • The best view I have ever seen. Absolutely fantastic view of the beautiful mountains in the background as well as the two lakes. Favorite part of my trip when we came over to Europe.
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