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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen

If you are one of the many fans of the trilogy The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit JRR fib Tolkien must have been familiar with Rivendell, Elrond territory dotted dozens waterfall. Turns out the place was inspired by a stunning valley tucked in the mountains of Switzerland.

Lauterbrunnen, the valley is about 70 kilometers from Bern, capital of Switzerland. Lauterbrunnen surrounded by limestone cliffs that are part of the mountain Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. Just like Rivendell, the Lauterbrunnen valley filled with cliffs that flowing waterfall.

Lauterbrunnen means ‘many springs’. The name was given because of the many waterfalls that flow through the valley. Amusing Planet website reported, a total of 72 waterfalls are ‘homeless’ in Lauterbrunnen. Some of whom there are hundreds of meters tall. Read More…