Schaffhausen is a city in north-eastern on the river Rhine, next to the border. Its prime tourist attraction are the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfalls.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a circular 16th century fortification in the center of the city of Schaffhausen. is situated 3 km southeast of Schaffhausen. Photo: Roland zh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The "Song of the Bell" is a poem that the German poet Friedrich Schiller published in 1798. is situated 3 km south of Schaffhausen.

Schaffhausen is a combined multi-purpose stadium and shopping complex in Schaffhausen, . is situated 3 km east of Schaffhausen. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

am Rheinfall is a town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. is situated 4½ km south of Schaffhausen. Photo: Andyblome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in . is situated 3½ km southeast of Schaffhausen. Photo: Chriusha, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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