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Mt.Gornergrat

Switzerland
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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Our family went up Mt. Gornergrat via The Gornergrat Bahn which is located just the opposite of the Zermatt train station.We took the cogwheel train up to the mountain.Individual ticket for round trip at CHF 84 per person, with Swiss Pass 50% discount. From the based station in Zermatt to Mt.Gornergrat, there are 4 train stations. We can get up... More

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Martigny, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We took advantage of the nice autumnal weather. The view on the Matterhorn and the Alps was very clear.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

When u reach Matterhorn u have a Choice to make when u find out about that u have to either go to Matterhorn Peak or view it from another peak which is Gornergrat. Both have their own Charm but the choice I made by going to Gornergrat was something which will stay with me for the rest of my Life... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Take the cog railway to the top and you'll get a view that is just spectacular. Depends on the weather of course and while we did get a glimpse of the Matterhorn peak it was mostly obscured in clouds. So you get the choice of a bunch of other peaks at 3000+ metres that, while not as spectacular as the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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163 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Take the Gornergratbhan from Zermatt up the mountain on the cogwheel train. The train trip is a great adventure and around each turn you get glimpses of the Matterhorn. At any stop along the way up or down you can get out and walk part of the trip. At the summit is striking views across the valais of the Matterhorn... More

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geneva
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

it is a must if you stay in zermatt. journey up there and food ist not for free but it is a good investment for your brain.

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Oceanside, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

From Zermatt, the cogwheel train takes you up the mountain for about 40 minutes to the top at about 3000 meters to enjoy the view of the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa glacier. Beautiful experience, but the weather can be somewhat iffy, which you just have to go along with. If you have a eurail pass, you get a substantial discount... More

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Redlands, California
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Last time we were in Zermat, we hiked around to see the Matterhorn. This time, we took recommendation fronm the visitor center and rode a train to Gornergrat. It was well worth the trip. The train only took about 30 min. to the observation point where you can see many glaciers and snow covered mountains, including Matterhorn. We hiked down... More

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