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Tourist attractions in Winterthur Zurich Switzerland


Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, Switzerland

Winterthur the second largest town of Switzerland is situated in the canton of Zurich near the wide River basin of Töss in the pre-Alpine region. Winterthur is widely renowned for its engineering industries, textile factories and institutions such as Cantonal Technical collage. The town of Winterthur is also very rich is art, culture, traditions, history and nature. Winterthur has a vast collection of museums, monuments, music, comedy scenes, extensive parks and public gardens that make it a major tourist attraction among the visitors. The Oskar Reinhart Collection "Am Römerholz" is one of the most impressive museums in Winterthur and among the major tourist attractions. It has a wide collection of art pieces from 14th to 20th century from German, French and Swiss artists. Winterthur is also renowned as the garden city as it has large number of parks and gardens. There is even a city tour dedicated to “Villas and Gardens” in and around the Winterthur. It acts as a perfect base for excursions to the Lake Constance and Rhine or to the near by metropolis of Zurich. The other must visit place in Winterthur is the Technorama which is a scientific learning center with over 500 stations for experiments. It offers the visitors an opportunity to gain the knowledge in a playful manner and enjoy the various aspects of science and technology. This hands on experience in dealing with natural phenomenon give visitors insight into scientific thinking. The other major attraction in Winterthur is the museum of photography which represents the classic pieces of photographs from 19th to 20th century such as Bill Brandt , Blossfeldt and Dorothea Lange are few of them.

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Technorama Winterthur Villa Flora Winterthur
Collection Oskar Reinhart Am Römerholz Center for Photography

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