Rhaetian Railways Landwasser Viaduct

Filisur

Our amusement park.

Our amusement park.

Pontresina: Alp Languard

Pontresina: Alp Languard

Pontresina: Hotel Walther

Pontresina: Hotel Walther

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza I

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza I

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza III

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza III

Pontresina: Hotel Walther

Pontresina: Hotel Walther

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz Palü

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz Palü

Berninahäuser: Engadin St. Moritz - Diavolezza, Pontresina

Berninahäuser: Engadin St. Moritz - Diavolezza, Pontresina

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza II

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza II

Pontresina: Engadin St. Moritz - Hotel Saratz

Pontresina: Engadin St. Moritz - Hotel Saratz

Pontresina: Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Pontresina: Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Morteratsch: Camping Plauns Pontresina

Morteratsch: Camping Plauns Pontresina

Berninahäuser: Engadin St. Moritz - Piz Palü und Piz Bernina

Berninahäuser: Engadin St. Moritz - Piz Palü und Piz Bernina

Pontresina: Engadin St. Moritz - Ausblick Restaurant Languard

Pontresina: Engadin St. Moritz - Ausblick Restaurant Languard

Bergün: Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Bergün: Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Bergün: Bahnhof

Bergün: Bahnhof

Bergün

Bergün

Bergün: Schneesportgebiet Darlux

Bergün: Schneesportgebiet Darlux

Bergün: Dorf

Bergün: Dorf

Muottas Muragl

Muottas Muragl

Spinas: Trais Fluors

Spinas: Trais Fluors

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl

Samedan: Flughafen Oberengadin, Richtung Ost

Samedan: Flughafen Oberengadin, Richtung Ost

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, v.l.n.r. Piz Palü 3901 m.ü.M Piz Bernina 4049 m.ü.M. Piz Tschierva 3546 m.ü.M

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, v.l.n.r. Piz Palü 3901 m.ü.M Piz Bernina 4049 m.ü.M. Piz Tschierva 3546 m.ü.M

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Standseilbahn Muottas Muragl

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Standseilbahn Muottas Muragl

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Blick Richtung Golfplatz

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Blick Richtung Golfplatz

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Blick Richtung Corviglia

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Blick Richtung Corviglia

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Oberengadiner Seenlandschaft

Samedan: St. Moritz - Muottas Muragl, Oberengadiner Seenlandschaft

Samedan: Flughafen Oberengadin, Richtung West

Samedan: Flughafen Oberengadin, Richtung West

Samedan

Samedan

Lenz: Urdenfürggli

Lenz: Urdenfürggli

Stürvis: Stierva

Stürvis: Stierva

Filisur: Bahnhof

Filisur: Bahnhof

Miralago › Nord: Lago di Poschiavo - Piz Varuna

Miralago › Nord: Lago di Poschiavo - Piz Varuna

Le Prese: GR

Le Prese: GR

Baldegg: im Luzerner Seetal, Seesicht (6283)

Baldegg: im Luzerner Seetal, Seesicht (6283)

Bernina Hospiz: Passo Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo del Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo del Bernina

A must for all railway fans – beauty and boldness combined. With its 65m high pillars, tapering towards the top, the viaduct is one of the most elegant bridge constructions in Graubünden. The most frequently photographed feature of the Rhaetian Railways.

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Between Thusis and St. Moritz the Landwasser viaduct is the most spectacular construction on the 63 kilometers long Albula stretch. And the Albula and Bernina routes of the scenic Rhaetian railway form part of the UNESCO World Heritage list since mid July 2008 – as first of three railway lines worldwide.


The construction of the main pillars of the Landwasser viaduct in 1901/1902 was considered a huge architectural feat, as this took place without scaffolding and solely two cranes. And 106 years later, in the year 2009, the masonry and track trough of the viaduct were repaired for the very fist time. The viaduct wall of natural dolomite lime is 142 meters long and at 65 meters high extends in a curve over the rugged Landwasser Valley and inside a tunnel, the entrance of which is on a vertical rock wall.


From the Filisur village you reach a beautiful vantage point in just half an hour on foot, from where you have amazing views of the viaduct. Next a path leads either down to the river, under the viaduct and into a ravine, or at the fork to the lookout point in around 2 hours and on to the Wiesner viaduct. This viaduct you can cross on a footpath while enjoying incredible in-depth views down under.

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