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“A rail journey from Wengen, dramatic scenery to delight; all change at the mountain pass of Kleine Scheidegg. Tunnel upwards amazingly through the Eiger and Mönch, a passage hewn by pickaxe and completed in 1912. Look out of Eiger north wall and over a sea of ice. Alight at the highest railway station in Europe at 3,454 metres. Standing on the Sphinx Observation Deck, the Aletsch Glacier stretches before us, a remnant of the Ice Age, hollowed out and sculpted for the Ice Palace. ‘On clear days, views extend as far as the Vosges mountains in France and Germany’s Black Forest.’* Experience a 360o panorama feature of the mountain world, visit Lindt Swiss chocolate heaven and depending on the season, hike on the glacier or ski, sledge, zipline at the Snow Fun Park. Travel:             - Tickets can be purchased online or at the train station in Wengen Train from Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg (yellow train) Train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch (red train) Journey time: 1 hour 11 minutes Features: Alpine Sensation: A 250-meter long adventure connects the Sphinx Hall to the Ice Palace and showcases the development of tourism in the Alps and the history of the Jungfrau in a series of experience alcoves. Open 365 days. Sphinx – 3571m above sea level: This glass observation hall provides 360-degree panoramic views overlooking the neighbouring countries of France, Germany and Italy as well as over the Alpine UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 22km long Aletsch glacier. Furthermore terraces surrounding this hall offer guests a closer look from outside on good weather days. Open 365 days. Jungfrau-Panorama: An audio-visual takes you on a journey through the alps. Experience and explore the beauty of nature and the anomalies of this location. Ice Palace: The 1000 square meter hand-made ice palace is reached by a blue staircase with arched rocks which slowly disappears transforming into the ice of the glacier. The carving began in 1930s by two guides with an ice axe and saw. Unfortunately they never finished the carving in its entirety. An everlasting world of ice twinkles before your eyes as you move from long corridors into cavernous rooms and halls filled with niches and ice sculptures. Open all year. Snow Fun – Top of Europe: Experience winter sports in summer. Take a trip on the steel cable over crevasses, or ski, snowboard and sledge through the Snow Fun Park. Eigerwand: This station is located at a height of 2865 meters and offers an observation point with views over Kleine Scheidegg, Männlichen, and Grindelwald stretching all the way to the Thunersee. Dining: Restaurants include: Crystal with Swiss cuisine and international menus. Open all year. Aletsch Selfservice with wide variety of food and views of the Aletsch Glacier and surrounding mountains. Open all year. Restaurant Bollywood offering a buffet with a wide selection of Indian specialities. Open April till October.”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Jungfraujoch! The highest train station in Europe. This is a VERY crowded place to visit as it's one of the most heavily visited tourist spots in Switzerland. It's a pricey train ticket, but worth the trip if you can justify it. Many people travel from around the world solely to see the Jungfraujoch. PRO TIP: take the very first train up for the best chance of good weather and to beat the peak tourist times. ”
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