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We took the finucular bis the halfway station and walked from there to the top (2300m). The hike is beautiful and not see dificult. Just before reching the top, we walked on this ledge (not dangerous) and the views were very nice. Then reaching the...More
3 weeks ago i went for a hiking to the Niesen. I started my hike from Muelenen, It took me 3 hours 30 min to reach the top and the view from the Top was too awesome. There are also the option of train for...More
We used to sit in our hotel in Merligen, across Lake Thun, and look at the "Red Indian" mountain. The Niesen usually has a ring of cloud around it with wisps flying off, looking like smoke signals.
We finally decided to go for a visit,...More
The view is great, no denying, but it was expensive. For the price, you are crowded onto the funicular and only a bit of luck gets you a decent view on the way up. The top was pretty crowded too. The restaurant was large but...More
Niesen is called the pyramid of Europe.
It was probably the stiffest ride we had. It was just unbelievable to trust that little bahn to take to the top at 2,362 meters! From there you will be greeted with a view like no other! The...More
After years of looking at this mountain and wanting to go to the summit, it was a disappointment. One of the funicular staff was very rude, ushering us in like cattle, and the space is very cramped for a half hour journey. We had to...More
Very nice view from the top. Beautiful surroundings. To get up there by 'train' be there before 9:30 am or after 2:30 pm otherwise expect very long waitingqueue. If you plan to walk down from the top to the middle station, do the opposite. Because...More
Getting up is half the fun. The Funicular is an interesting ride. But be prepared for the top. If you are afraid of heights - don't go! And be prepared. When we got up the weather changed from 25 degrees to below 10 degrees and...More