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“Worth it for the view alone”
Review of Harder Kulm

Harder Kulm
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Harder Kulm Ticket in Interlaken
Ranked #3 of 61 things to do in Interlaken
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: At an altitude of 1,322 m, the Harder Kulm offers the best view of Interlaken, Eiger Mönch and Jungfrau as well as the Thun and Lake Brienz. The palatial restaurant and the Two Lakes Bridge viewing platform are an enticing place to spend time. The cable car, not far from the Interlaken Ost train station on the Harder, has been operational for more than 100 years. The Talstation building has remained without major alterations to the original design as it was in the early years after the turn of the century, and is one of Interlaken's listed buildings. For connoisseurs and those in search of a view, the Harder railway takes just ten minutes to reach the Interlaken Hausberg. The 1,449-metre mountain journey largely goes through the forest, surmounting 731 metres in altitude at an incline of 64%.
Reviewed January 4, 2013

We travelled up Harder Kulm just for the view. The trip up is quite good on the harderbahn, which is a very steep funicular railway.

Once at the top it is a short walk to the observation deck. The pictures give it the appearance of sticking out over the side of the mountain, it doesn't, trees and terra ferma is no more than 5-10m below the deck.

But the views from here are spectacular. You must visit on a clear day or it just isn't doing it justice.

There are plenty of walks around the top as well.

4  Thank amcs1983
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

One of Switzerland's best views. Please, do not miss that one!!!
If you go at afternoon, the view is really impressive, with the sun painting the lake in a sparkling golden colour...

We went at 5:00 and we paid half the price of the ticket (i think it was 13.50 euros) !!!
We were told that if you get the funicular after 5:00, you pay half price. I think we got lucky over there! :D

3  Thank WilDuck
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

Interlaken is a must for every visitor to switzerland.. but some of the travellers just miss this sensational location right next to Interlaken main train station.. if you are in interlaken do plan seperate scedule for visit to this place.. it takes less than 10 minutes to reach to the top of thos 100 meters plus mountain top thru the Harder Kulm Funicular. The whole experience is outstanding and the view from the top is mind blowing.. we planned our visit to the top in the morning on the last day and i must say we made a mistake.. this place is worth sepnding the whole morning or whole of the afternoon.. they have morning breakfast / afternoon lunch combo packages with the funicular ride.. ( and not very expensive as compared to other food options you have at Interlaken... finally i wl only say seeing is believing.. and just dont miss this wonderful moutain top expedition at interlaken..

5  Thank AshishMalushte
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

The view was amazing from the top.Must visit when you are in interlaken.You could see jungfrau , schilthorn and other peaks from the top.

1  Thank Hina85
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

The funicular was breathtaking...felt like 39degree angle at times. The view is spectacular. Restaurant at the top has the beer to quench the thirst with the million dollar view for all. If you need exercise but don't like walking this a walk you wont notice you will be too busy being wowed by the view. Treat yourself

1  Thank perthmissfussy
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