One of the most beautiful cities, I have ever visited.

Medieval Baroque city in switzerland  Solothurn is a small city located along the Aare river and is known as the finest baroque town in Switzerland. Now all I wanted after visiting Solothurn, is to go back in time and history… Or, move to Solothurn and start my life all over again…

Medieval Baroque city in switzerland

Now unfortunately I only had few hours to roam around this beautiful city, and I must admit that I was in dream land all along. Solothurn is a very small city, with no traffic and is very easy to walk around and explore. And although it is small, I do not believe it can get boring. There is way too much details going on in this city to explore and enjoy.

A beautiful door in Solothurn Switzerland Things to do in Solothurn:

1. Wander around, and enjoy the art and details of the architecture.

Medieval Baroque city in switzerland

2. Explore the Baroque and the Medieval and count windows.A photo of a blue architectural building in Solothurn Switzerland

3. Visit the St. Ursus Cathedral, which was first built-in the middle ages, renovated several times and looks like this today.

The first church on the site was built in the Early Middle Ages. St. Ursus of Solothurn was venerated in the city by the 5th century Roman Catholic Diocese of Basel in the city of Solothurn, Switzerland.

4. Search for the 11 fountains and learn about meaning behind the number 11. There are 11 fountains in Solothurn

5. Explore the Clock Tower, built-in 1467 with an added astronomic clock-works in 1545. 1467 and installation of the astronomic clockworks with the famous astronomy clock dial in 1545

6. Visit Seit 1830 or what is also known as Kerzen Kolonialwaen Jeger shop for an unforgettable experience of shopping. Karzen Jeger kerzenjeger

7. Then have a quick bite at the most delicious Middle Eastern restaurant Pittaria that serves food from falafel, hummus, shwerma and more. Palestinian owner, cozy atmosphere and surely worth the visit.Solothurn best restaurants

8. Then it is time for dessert, and when in Switzerland, what is better than good chocolates for dessert. Visit Confiserie Hofer and Oetterli Kafee.

Just a little something about the chocolates in solothurnHofer is one of the best chocolate shops in solothurn9. If you have the time, then I think this city was made for bicycles. It is spacious, no traffic, safe, and just utterly beautiful. Bike parked at a beige wall building in solothurn

I hope you make it to Solothurn, and I hope I get the chance to explore all Switzerland for I have truly fell in love. I also know that if I make it again to Solothurn, I will find more treasures to share.

Beautiful interior and exterior in solothurn

If you wish to view more photos of Solothurn, check out my Morning Diary Post.

All pictures are taken with a Canon 7D

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