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Kandersteg is a village in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland. It is noted for its spectacular mountain scenery and sylvan alpine landscapes. It has been known since Roman times. In the 1860's it began to be developed as a tourist haven. Tourism is a very significant part of it economic life today. It is a year round outdoors mecca for hiking trails and mountain climbing as well as downhill and cross-country skiing.

The International Scout Centre is located at the edge of the village. More than 10,000 scouts from all over the world visit each year.

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