UNESCO World Heritage
Watchmaking town planning
Discover a fascinating world to the rythm of a watch.
Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds – two towns at the heart of time
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Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds : two towns built by and for the watchmaking industry.
The Watchmaking town planning of La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle was recognized by Unesco in June 2009 for its exceptional universal value.
These two towns, which draw their wealth from the harmony linking town planning and the watchmaking industry, possess multiple hidden treasures that reveal themselves with keys found on the internet site. They will open the doors to these two extraordinary cities.
Good to know
- The towns of La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in June 2009