Wengen is a car-free village in the Bernese Oberland. It belongs to the Jungfrauregion tourist area, along with the UNESCO world heritage site of Jungfrau. It is reachable by rail, using the Wengernalpbahn from Lauterbrunnen. Wengen has 1,400 inhabitants; in the winter high season, however, there are more than 10,000 visitors and in the summer season, about 5,000. Nearby are the Jungfrau and Eiger mountains, and the village of the Lauberhorn. Wengen possesses a beautiful reformed church, constructed in 1953, which stands under monument protection. Wengen also has an English and a Roman Catholic church. In summer Wengen becomes one of the best places to walk. Nordic Walking is popular amoung German, French, and British tourist while tour groups of Japanese tourist flock the historic town. Amoung walking, Wengen is also popular in summer for Hang Gliding, Climbing and Painters due to 360 degress of mountains able to view.