Okay, if you're staying in the Old Town, you probably recognized the classic, well-known Chapel Bridge (Kappelbrucke) and the Water Tower (Wasserturm) from postcards. You may have even glanced up quickly at the paintings as you crossed the bridge, laden with luggage on the way to your hotel. Well, schlepping luggage doesn't qualify as a true visit to the bridge, so check in, unpack, and head back out to truly appreciate and enjoy the Chapel Bridge, one of Swizerland's most famous landmarks.
Spanning the Reuss River diagonally from St. Peter's Chapel to the Water Tower, the Chapel Bridge is prized for its history, as well as the 120 triangular paintings on the wooden ceiling. This bridge was built ...Read More