Rhine Falls – The largest waterfall in Europe (Switzerland)

The Rhine Falls (German: Rheinfall) is the largest plain waterfall in Europe. The falls are located on Neuhausen am Rheinfall , a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland. It is 150m wide and 23m high. The Rhine falls were formed in the last ice age, approximately 14,000 to 17,000 years ago by erosion-resistant rocks narrowing the riverbed.

The nearest community is Neuhausen am Rheinfall, where tourists can also view the Worth Castle. Boat trips can be taken up the Rhine to the falls and the Rheinfallfelsen. There are also viewing platforms with spectacular view of the falls built on both sides of the Rhine.

Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls - you can see the Worth Castle also
Rhine Falls – you can see the Worth Castle also
Laufen Castle at the top
Laufen Castle at the top
Boat trip to the Rhine Fall
Boat trip to the Rhine Falls
Boat trip to the Rhine Fall
Boat trip to the Rhine Falls
Worth Castle backside view
Worth Castle backside view
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls
Around the Rhine Falls

See this mobile restaurant which offers Samosa, Vada Pav, Idli Chutney etc. You can imagine the number of Indians visiting this place. An Idli Chutney is costing almost 500 Indian Rupees.

The mobile restaurant selling Indian snacks
The mobile restaurant selling Indian snacks
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11 thoughts on “Rhine Falls – The largest waterfall in Europe (Switzerland)”

  1. What I remember about the Rhine Falls was the thunderous noise as the waters plunged downward. The countryside around it is beautiful too.

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