Reichenbach Falls, Bern
(4.4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Bern holiday planner to arrange your visit to Reichenbach Falls and other attractions in Bern.
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  • Too raised his spirits in the London Museum, and change the scheduled stopover in meiringen. I heard the sound of the waterfall from the station of the cable car had not moved March meiringen Museum nor the cable car for the off-season, but not everyone. Someday I'm sure show up!
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  • We had a lot of fun here and took a bit of hiking in as well to view the falls from the other side. Very pretty. 
  • These famous falls seen by many important historical figures over the centuries were the setting for the fight between Moriarty and Sherlock Holmes where the fictional detective apparently fell to his...  more »
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  • Breathtaking and wonderful. I can't think of other words to describe it. You start the tour on a cogwheel, it was a bit misty, which made it more magical, and when you reach the fall itself you can feel it on your skin. When you arrive at the end of the travel you can take a little hike to reach the top of the waterfall and take beautiful pictures of the surrounding scenery. One of the best images of Switzerland I had so far.
  • Excellent time. Most magical on a beautiful sunny day. Switzerland at its best
  • If you are a fan of Sherlock Holmes (or Moriarty) this is a must see. You can either hike to the overlook or take a tram for a few Euro.
  • For those, who love Sherlock Holmes, a must-see place. Even for those who do not :)
  • Money is before waterfall: the power company which operates a hydropower system is using the water to make power sometimes there is almost no water in the waterfall even if there could be a lot