Saint Gallen, Switzerland

Rolandomio Travel

Yesterday, I visited the city of Saint Gallen in eastern Switzerland. With its 75000 inhabitants, it is the eight largest city in the country. St. Gallen achieved world fame through its embroidery industry, which reached its peak at the end of the 19th century. At that time, embroidery products accounted with 18 percent for the largest share of exports in the Swiss economy. To this day, embroidery and haute couture fashion is made in St. Gallen, which woman does not know the fashion of Akris 🙂 Today, the beautiful embroidery can be admired in the Textile Museum St. Gallen that is dedicated to the history of the textile industry in eastern Switzerland. The city is also interesting for tourists due to the Abbey Church and Library, which has been included in the World Heritage list by UNESCO.

The Abbey church is considered one of the last monumental religious buildings of the…

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