Eastern Switzerland Sights


  • Galluspl.
  • St. Gallen
  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Published 04/14/2015

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A 30-minute walk up the steep Mülenenschlucht takes you past the mossy Steinach Gorge, where St. Gallus allegedly befriended a bear in 612. To commemorate St. Gallus's 1,400th birthday in 2012, the city installed a public art exhibit here that includes a self-opening time capsule embedded in a river rock (by German artist Maria Eichhorn) and a haunting neon sign atop the gorge's railroad viaduct (by Welsh artist Bethen Hews).

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Galluspl., St. Gallen, 9000, Switzerland

Published 04/14/2015


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