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The lion Monument is amazing and the story is interesting as well. Worth the hike off the main sections to see it but I would not recommend the glacier museum. Save your time and money unless you have a lot of both.
This place is within walking distance from Chapel Bridge. The monument is to commemorate the fighting of Swiss Guard to protect King of France in French Revolution. It's free and worth for taking photos.
The Dying Lion monument is definitely worth seeing when in Lucerne. It is beautifully carved and his mane, nose and tooth are particularly detailed. It is set behind a lake so you can only view from a distance, but its impact is great - the...More
We’ve been sightseeing Luzern and the Lion was on the map. Yes, it’s huge. But not something you shouldn’t miss. Yes, M. Twain said... Well, maybe only if you understand the meaning of the monument. I rather appreciate the artistic value. Which didn’t impress me.
Despite the many reviews read prior to our visit, we were glad we did take time to visit this monument. The sculpture was beautifully carved & rather moving especially looking into the details (broken spearhead, suppressed shield). Very symbolic indeed.
The Glacier Garden is literally...More
We heard of the monument from several people we met at our hotel and some of our guides. We are so glad we took the time to go see it. The monument is just beautiful and upon hearing the history behind we just stood in...More