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Places to visit in Jungfraujoch

Perfect for adventure lovers, Jungfraujoch is home to some of the most popular attractions in Switzerland like the snow fun park Jungfraujoch, Ice Palace, and more. It also has the highest train station in the world at 3500 meters. Other than skiing, there are lots of outdoor activities available in Jungfraujoch for adventure lovers. Even though there are many challenging hills to choose from, walking and hiking trails are not only for the adventurous. From slow-moving or kid-friendly pathways, some of the most stunning views may be found. 

The picture-perfect cities, breathtaking scenery, and natural attractions all contribute to Jungfrau’s allure for travelers. Our selection of the greatest tourist attractions in the Jungfrau Region will help you discover this lovely area. Do not forget to visit the sphinx Jungfraujoch which is one of the world’s highest observatories at 3,571 m above sea level. You can witness some of the most amazing views of the swiss alps from here.

Sphinx Observatory

This scientific and research facility is located above the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland and is one of the top attractions in the city. Sphinx Jungfraujoch is one of the highest observatories in the world at 3,571 m above sea level. The observatory also has the second-highest observation deck in Switzerland where you can witness the most beautiful views in the city. The panoramic peaks of the Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger can all be seen from there, along with stunning views of the adjacent mountains and valleys. Germany and Italy are seen in the views.

Additionally, the observation deck gives you the view of the  Black Forest, and the Vosges are provided by the Mittelland on one side, and the Aletsch Glacier and the surrounding four-thousand-meter peaks are visible on the other. It offers an amazing experience and a breathtaking perspective of the Swiss Alps. Enjoy the high mountains’ icy, snowy, and rocky magnificence.

How to reach the sphinx jungfraujoch

By Train: You can take a train from Interlaken OST to reach the Sphinx Jungfraujoch. Once you reach the Jungfraujoch station, take an elevator which will transfer you to the Sphinx hall. 

Ice Palace

Once you enjoy mesmerizing views from the Sphinx Jungfraujoch, head over to the Ice Palace, one of Switzerland’s most popular tourist locations.  Located 30 meters below Alage, Europe’s longest glacier, the Ice Palace is filled with ice sculptures. Enter the world of Ice Palace which will give you a one-of-a-kind experience where you can look at frozen shapes and ice sculptures of animals such as bears and eagles. Stroll through the e narrow snow tunnel passageway as your experience and feel chilly air. 

One of the best times to visit the Ice Palace is early morning as the weather is clear and you can expect fewer crowds. 

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How to reach the Ice Palace

By Train: The only form of travel to Jungfraujoch is by train. You will also need to board a number of trains or gondolas to get here. Take a train to Grindelwald from Zurich, making a brief stop in Interlaken. From here, take the cogwheel train to the Eiger Glacier station, where you can change and travel to Jungfraujoch.  

Snow Fun Park Jungfraujoch

One of the top attractions in Jungfraujoch, The Snow Fun Park Jungfraujoch offers a variety of winter sports activities. You can use a flying fox to zipline across the snowy plateau or try your hand at skiing or snowboarding. head over to the SnowBar, which is also part of the Snow Fun Park, where you may eat and drink while gazing over snow-covered mountains. 

Not for the faint of heart, The snow fun park Jungfraujoch has activities at over 3,500 meters above sea level.  You can meet your professional instructor who is aware of the mountains and paths. They will take you to the most beautiful places the region has to offer. One of the best things about the snow fun park Jungfraujoch is that they have a multi-lingual team who can speak over 10 languages. 

Location: Jungfraujoch, 3801 Fieschertal, Switzerland- Find on map.

How to reach:

By Train:

The nearest Train Station is Jungfraujoch. The Jungfraujoch station is not far from the Snow Fun Park. The distance between the station and the Snow Fun Park is only a few minutes on foot.

Grindelwald First

One of the top attractions in Switzerland, the Grindelwald First is located amidst the Swiss Alps, in the village of Grindelwald. One of the best family-friendly spots, the adventure park is filled with activities for everyone in the family. 

While traveling to Grindelwald-First, enjoy the breathtaking views of the Bernese Oberland from the cable car. From Grindelwald-First, there are many routes that one can take that each provides a fantastic experience. To experience free flight and take in the mountaintop views, try descending in the First Glider or First Flyer. To explore the varied terrains around, you can also ride a bike, mountain cart, or Trottibike.

It’s a tremendous adrenaline rush to walk across a 40-meter-long, single-rope suspension bridge at a height of over 2,200 meters during Tissot’s Cliff Walk.


Timings: Monday – Saturday: 8:00 AM. to 12:00 PM and 1:30 P.M. to 5:00 PM.

Sunday: Closed

How to reach:

By car or taxi: Arrive at the Grindelwald Valley station and then travel to Grindelwald First by cable car.

By train: You can take the Bernese Oberland Railway to the Grindelwald main station. From there, you can walk along Dorfsrasse to the valley station to board the cable car that will take you to Grindelwald-First.

By cable car: To get to Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald, board a First Railway cable car at the valley station in the higher town center. It takes nearly 25 minutes to travel there via cable car.

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  1. It was such a joyful experience to have visited JungFrauJoch in 2010 with my spouse and mom. We took the tram up to the Ice Palace and I still smile thinking about those memories. Switzerland as a whole is wonderful and I so wish to visit again one day!

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