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history of leysin

Leysin is a Swiss mountain village located in the canton of Vaud. It has a long history that dates back to medieval times. Originally an agricultural community, it gained fame as a health resort in the 19th century, particularly for tuberculosis treatment. The clean air and altitude were thought to be therapeutic. Today, it's a popular tourist destination known for skiing and hiking. It also has educational institutions like Leysin American School.

Leysin gained notoriety as a destination for celebrities in the past, including The Jackson 5 and Claude François. Its reputation as a resort and the scenic beauty attracted high-profile visitors, adding to its allure.

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