Architecture

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Intro

A trip through Switzerland is at the same time a journey through various eras of architectural history. The buildings you encounter along the way bear witness to both the rich history of our country and its impressive present.  

Castles

Three castles and the fortifications and city walls of Bellinzona

The fortifications of Bellinzona are an extraordinary example of a late-medieval defensive structure located at a key strategic point on the Alpine pass. The castles of Bellinzona are among the most marvelous examples of medieval fortified architecture in the Alps.

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