The compact metropolis of eastern Switzerland between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland has a charming, traffic-free old town. Colourfully-painted oriel windows are a town feature. The Abbey precinct with the cathedral and Abbey Library has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage listing.
The Technorama is a scientific learning center with over 500 stations for experiments. It is unique in Europe. In a playful manner, visitors gain knowledge by means of experiments in physics, technology, technological art and perception.