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Is Jungfraujoch worth the trip for a CLAUSTROPHOBIC person?

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Are there any travelers out there who suffer from claustrophobia and have taken the train journey up to the Jungfraujoch? Through the looong scary 45-minute tunnel?! (:| Is this expensive train journey worth the trip? Is it really the memorable journey of a lifetime? Is it really a must-see? Or are the other mountain views in the Berner Oberland area just as wonderful (without the tunnel!)

My claustrophobia is mainly a problem when I can't escape. So yes I can take an elevator...because I can always get off if I need a break or if the elevator gets too crowded. But I get very nervous in those tunnels which traffic occasionally has to drive through...especially if it's a traffic jam and I'm "stuck" in the tunnel.

I don't like flying due to claustrophobia...but getting an aisle seat on a big plane, and looking out the windows, does help to make it bearable. I also have xanax but only for flying. I don't like to depend on meds so only use it for flying. Besides the dose of xanax I have to take for flying makes me disoriented, which isn't a problem while flying because I am just sitting there and can snooze. But I wouldn't want to be walking around the top of a mountain while disoriented with xanax anyway.

So...are you claustrophobic? Or perhaps your traveling partner is claustrophobic? And did they enjoy the Jungfraujoch, or did they regret going? Or maybe they were unable to go at all?

One problem with claustrophobia is that if you can't escape right away...it can cause lingering anxiety all day which would spoil the whole day. But if I can escape right away, the trapped feeling subsides quickly.

If my husband wants to take the train up to Jungfraujoch without me, I can find something else to do. But he says he doesn't know anything about it so he isn't sure if its worth the price.

Thanks in advance for your helpful experiences.

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