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The tram ride was beautiful and gave one a real adventure as it slowly climbed the mountain to the beautiful views at the top. The views from the tram were breathtaking and it was a real adventure as we looked out of the tram car...More
Mount Niesen, on the southwest side of the Thunersee, due to its unique form, it’s known as the Swiss pyramid. The original name was Berg Yesen. «An Yesen» was eventually shortened to Niesen. (Yesen is nothing other than the yellow gentian, which flowers to this...More
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