Local nameNiederhorn
LocationSigriswil, Switzerland

The Niederhorn is a peak of the Emmental Alps in the Bernese Oberland near Beatenberg. It is the peak farthest west in the Güggis ridge. From its summit Lake Thun and the entire Bernese Alps can be seen.An aerial cable car to the summit was completed in 1946 with a restaurant and children's playground at the top. Today the summit can be reached by the Seilbahnen Beatenberg-Niederhorn, a more modern gondola lift that runs from the village of Beatenberg, where it connects with the Thunersee–Beatenberg Bahn, a funicular with connections to the shipping services on Lake Thun.A 89 metres high steel lattice antenna tower was built near the restaurant in 1975. It broadcasts FM radio and television.

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Address 3658, Switzerland

Coordinates 46°42'42.142" N 7°46'37.537" E

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