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The unmistakable church

The village of Wassen in canton Uri has a landmark you cannot ignore.

Despite the Alps towering above it, the baroque church dating from the 18th century seems to dominate the surrounding area. Anyone travelling through the Gotthard road or rail tunnels on the main North-South axis through Switzerland cannot fail to miss it. But few will stop for a closer look.

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