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Switzerland panorama Niesen summit Alpenpanorama
A 240 degree panorama from the summit of Niesen.
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The Mt. Niesen (2'362 m) is the northernmost summit of the Niesen Range in the Bernese Oberland. The range stretches for about 20 kilometres in north-south direction and is named after the Mt. Niesen. The summit of Mt. Niesen can be reached by a funicular from Mülenen. 

The 26th August 1906 was the first day of work on the construction of the funicular railway to Mt. Niesen summit. Since 15th July 1910 the two sections of the funicular have been operating between the valley station in Mülenen (693 m) and the terminus station (2'336 m) on Mt. Niesen, high above the Lake of Thun.