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Old Town Lucerne

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Address: Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41412271717
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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All Facade painting INCREDIBLE!!

What an amazing place to wander around for hours and hours!! so much to look at and if the buildings and paintings aren't enough there are all the beautiful old doors and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing place to wander around for hours and hours!! so much to look at and if the buildings and paintings aren't enough there are all the beautiful old doors and doorways!! and of course lovely shops if you get inside any of them! and DO stop at Heine for a coffee and Raspberry custard flan! YUM

Thank EileenH2
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw the old town on our 'self guided walking tour' following much of the route recommended in the official city guide, but we stayed north of the river. . The walk was undulating, uphill and downhill, along narrow cobbled lanes, past shops, little restaurants, schools, homes, a church, an ancient city wall, and led eventually to the Dying Lion... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's inexpensive to window shop in Old Town on a Sunday. It was my only day in Lucerne. There was a marathon, a half and a quarter marathon, and so I wandered and kept out of the way as I looked at the buildings, plazas, and fountains of old town Lucern

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucerne Old Town is lovely and very walkable. Plenty of charm and beauty, especially worth the visit on market days (Tues and Sat mornings) when market lines river on both sides with bountiful seasonal delicacies as well as beautiful flowers. Make sure to peak into baroque Jesuitenkirche church as well as the tiny but interesting Picasso Museum. Note town wall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful city like out of a postcard. Set on a lake with the Alps in the background. Walked across a very old covered bridge near where old mills used to operate.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although small the city offers many attractions and good options to eat. Walk along its many historical bridges and get some fondue on the lakes quai

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

good and warmly place but be sure to check the opening hours because they close pretty early. interesting for a afternoon walking around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucerne city is very beautiful and good for traveling, I really want to travelling with my family asap.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We make it a point to tour any place that has an 'old town' and as history buffs-we are never disappointed. This is no exception. There is so much fascinating and rich history in this town, and the stories that go with it are just fascinating. Along with the architecture, this area makes great photography.

Thank michelle f
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful town. Set in the Alps of Switzerland they have managed to preserve much of the old style buildings but include modern services and facilities. We were there on the weekend with a great fresh produce market available along the foreshore of the river running through the town. We spent a number of delightful hours exploring the town... More 

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