Reichenbach Falls, Meiringen

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Best known as the site of Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty's final clash, Reichenbach Falls attracts fans of the Sherlock fiction series from all over the world. However, with a combined drop of 250 m (820 ft) and picturesque alpine setting, this spectacular series of waterfalls has a broad appeal. A scenic funicular ride makes the site easy to access, located just a short walk from the Reichenbachfall station. At their fullest, the waterfalls can produce a considerable spray, so be sure to wear shoes with good grip and bring a waterproof jacket. Plan my trip to Meiringen with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • While Conan-Doyle has made these falls famous, I'm not sure they would get much attention otherwise. Many places have falls of similar size, and I thought the more spectacular part was the series of r...  more »
  • Beautiful place. a force of nature. The various terraces bring the water closer to touching it. There are various boats that make different turns for each need with or without explanations. Must be seen absolutely.
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  • Fantastic and mysterious place... Especially if you’re a fan of the Mr. Sherlock Holmes. But be careful, you should have good condition and breathing, somewhere you’ll climb... :)))
  • The place of pilgrimage of every Conan Doyle fan. The waterfall itself is also very impressive. You cannot see the whole waterfall at once. You are coming up with the trail and it reveals more and more. Parking at the funicular station is free. We enjoyed it very much.
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