The Jungfraujoch is well-known for its spectacular view, drawing around a million visitors every year. At an altitude of 3454 meters, Jungfraujoch is Europe's highest railway station. Its construction was a pioneering technical achievement, carved by countless workers directly out of the rock of the Swiss Alps. In 1912, following some 16 years of construction, the 9.3-kilometer-long railway line was opened. Today it’s a popular destination for mountain-loving romantics, drawing in more than a million visitors a year. Euromaxx reporter Hendrik Welling went to the Jungfraujoch to marvel at this incredible achievement of engineering and experience the Swiss life. See how they get up there!
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Bobsleds shoot down St. Moritz’s natural-ice track at speeds up to 140 kilometers per hour. Bobsled is a team winter sport that involves making timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sleigh. It’s one of a kind worldwide. The first bobsleds were built in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in the late 19th century by wealthy tourists from Victorian Britain who were staying at the Palace Hotel owned by Caspar Badrutt.
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