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In the very centre of Luzern, alongside an Alpine garden you will find this monument of the dying lion resting on a shield marked with French lilies. Overlooking small pond, carved in a rock, the size of a lion is colossal, but the whole site...More
This monument is a must see in Lucerne, it is beautiful, and moving, the expression on the lion's face tells a story, I sat for quite a while in contemplation. The outline of a pig on the wall surrounding the lion just makes it even...More
I've visited the Lion Monument a number of times, at least three in tour groups. Only once did our guide take the time to help us Americans try and understand its significance. I'm unsure if was just her words or the tears that moved us...More
By the time we reached the spot of Lion monument , the weather became bad. Sky cloudy with little intermittent drizzle. It was an interesting monument , lots of tourist visiting. A must see in Lucerne visit.
This carving in the rock is really large, and well done. In front of it is a lovely pond, and has a lot of benches to sit and take it all in, and relax for a few minutes. And a big plus, free washrooms adjacent...More