Medieval drawing depicting three men swearing an oath

Visit the scenic founding location of Switzerland at Rütli, Uri

On the shores of Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland, a scenic meadow holds a special place among Swiss as a place of historical significance. Above all, it was in this location, called the Rütli and close to the town of Seelisberg, that in 1291 representatives from three cantons swore an oath. Despite it being vague-sounding, …

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