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Zentrum von Appenzell

Zentrum von Appenzell

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  • Paul Mura

    Appenzell is always worth a trip.

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    • March 21, 2021

  • Paul Mura

    Canton of Appenzell
    The canton of Appenzell was a member of the Old Confederation and was divided into the two half-cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and Appenzell Ausserrhoden in 1597 (land division).
    The name Appenzell (Latin abbatis cella) means "cell (i.e. estate) of the abbot". This refers to the Prince Abbey of St. Gallen, which exerted great influence on the area. In 1411 Appenzell became a affiliated place and in 1513 a full member of the Confederation. The denominational conflicts during the Counter-Reformation led to the canton being divided into Catholic Inner Rhodes and Reformed Outer Rhodes in 1597.
    In the 7th and 8th centuries, the Alemannic settlement of the Appenzellerland began along the Glatt. The oldest Appenzell settlement is Schwänberg near Herisau. The Prince Abbey of St. Gallen was of great importance in the spiritual and cultural sphere. In the year 907, the abbot and bishop Solomon created the Kirchhöri Herisau in the monastery of St. Gallen. The first mention of a church in Herisau can be found at this time. In 1071 a new breach occurred in the valley basin and a church was donated. The name Appenzell is first mentioned as abbatis cella.
    In the course of the Appenzell Wars, the Battle of Vögelinsegg took place in 1403 and the Battle of Stoss in 1405. The trigger was a tough tax regime by the St. Gallen Abbot Kuno and his bailiff Clanx zu Appenzell, whose castle the Appenzell farmers had subsequently destroyed out of anger. In 1411, as a result of these events, Appenzell became one of the eight old Swiss towns. In 1513, Appenzell was included as the 13th place in the Confederation.
    During the Reformation, there was a dispute between the two denominational camps of the Reformed outer Rhodes and the Catholic inner Rhodes. Due to the conflict about the canton's accession to alliances of Catholic places with the Borromean League and Spain (the supremacy of Catholicism at the time), Appenzell was divided in 1597 with the land division into Catholic Inner Rhodes and Reformed Outer Rhodes.
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    • August 4, 2022

  • Paul

    Wonderfull sightseeing tour. The Part down in the Rhine-valley is aa bit boring and the tour could be even more beautifull by adding the Kamor (Hoher Kaste) to this trip. I was not able to cycle all parts due to technical skills.

    • February 6, 2020

  • SilG

    The Appenzeller Land is very nice for biking. There is something for everyone to see. Every tour is to be recommended.

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    • March 24, 2019

  • RalfG

    The canton capital Appenzell has a very beautiful old town center.

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    • August 17, 2019

  • Kurt Tschumper

    Although it is a tourist place but the town is really nice with the old painted houses.

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    • May 27, 2018

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Location: Appenzell, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Eastern Switzerland, Switzerland

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