Switzerland:
Zurich, Bern

Bern is the de facto capital of Switzerland.
It was founded in 1191 and joined the Swiss Confederacy in 1415.
Mike and Alina visited Bern on Sept 4, 2010.

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. It is located at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. Zurich was founded by Romans around 15 BC and has been permanently settled for over 2000 years.
It is among the world's largest financial centres.
Mike and Alina visited Zurich on Sept 5, 2010.
Efim and Anna visited Zurich on Dec 25-26, 2009.



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Bern

Kramgasse, 39.
Stairs Parapet Torchiere.
Bern-2m
Taken by Mike on September 4, 2010.


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Bern

Kramgasse, 46
Ramp Parapet Torchiere.
Bern-1m
Taken by Mike on September 4, 2010.


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Bern

Stadtteater, 1903; Kornhousebrukke.
Stairs Parapet Torchiere.
Bern-3m
Taken by Mike on September 4, 2010.


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Bern

Swiss National Bank Headquarters 1912.
Bundesplatz 1.
Stairs Parapet Torchiere.
Bern-4m
Taken by Mike on September 4, 2010.


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Zurich

Main Building of Polytechnic Institute, 1864.
Ramistrasse, 101.
Stairs Patrapet Torchiere.
Zurich-1m
Taken by Mike on September 5, 2010.


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Zurich

Former Swiss Credit Building, 1876.
Bahhofstrasse, 53.
Wall Mount Light at the Main Entrance.
Zurich-2m
Taken by Mike on September 5, 2010.


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Zurich

Munster Bridge over Limmat, 1838.
Parapet Pillar Torchiere.
Zurich-3m
Taken by Mike on September 5, 2010.


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Zurich

Main Train Station 1847.
Banhofplatz, 15.
Sconce at the Main Entrance.
Zurich-4m
Taken by Mike on September 5, 2010.


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Zurich

Lamp Post at the Gift Shop on the riverbank.
Schipfe, 24
Zurich-5m
Taken by Efim on December 25, 2009.


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Zurich

Buildings along Storechgasse and Weinplatz.
Wall Mount Light.
Zurich-6m
Taken by Efim on December 25, 2009.


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Zurich

Town Hall Pedestrian Bridge, 1893. Rebuilt 1973.
Pillar Lamp Post.
Zurich-7m
Taken by Efim on December 25, 2009.


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Zurich

Wall Mount Light; Location unknown.
Zurich-8m
Taken by Efim on December 26, 2009.


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Zurich

Street Lamp Post, Location unknown.
Zurich-9m
Taken by Efim on December 26, 2009.