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St. Gallen (St Gall or in German Sankt Gallen) is a beautiful destination in Switzerland

Near Zürich and Liechtenstein, you’ll find the charming city of St Gallen to the south of Lake Constance (German: Bodensee) in beautiful Switzerland.  Although the city is not a touristy type of place, the architecture is something that might interest a lot of world travelers.  You will find buildings in both modern and more traditional styles.  The city has a few ‘hidden gems that most travelers are a bit aware of, so let’s go explore:

The video below is an overview of the (east) City.  Even though you might not understand the language, you will still be able to enjoy the beauty of everything on offer.  It will give you an idea of what to expect.

St Gallen Cathedral St Gallen Switzerland inside

The Abbey Library of St Gall

Visit the Library and the lapidarium of the convent.

The Abbey Library of St Gall – ‘The Abbey Library of St.Gallen is the oldest library in Switzerland and one of the largest and oldest monastery libraries in the world. Its extraordinarily valuable book collection documents the development of European culture and the St.Gallen monastery from the 8th century until the abbey was abolished in 1805.’