Schaffhausen

Set on the banks of River Rhine, this town features rich Renaissance architecture, many historic sites, and nearby natural attractions.

The old portion of the city has many fine Renaissance era buildings as well as the impressive old canton fortress, the Munot. A train runs out of town to the nearby Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. There are 35 sites in Schaffhausen that are listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance including the entire old city of Schaffhausen, the city walls, the Giesserei +GF+ Werk I factory, the city and cantonal archives, the Schweizersbild Paleolithic cave and the Herblingen and Grüthalde Neolithic settlements, 4 former guild houses and 7 listed houses. There are only 2 listed religious buildings, the former Benedictine All Saints Abbey and the Church of St. John.
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