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A great old place on the top of the town

An old well preserves tower complex in Lucerne. It's situated on the very top of the town and gives a good view over the whole place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Rehovot, Israel
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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An old well preserves tower complex in Lucerne. It's situated on the very top of the town and gives a good view over the whole place.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to have a landscape view over the city (on the south side), particularly on a sunny day. You get some great views over Lucerne with the mountains in the backdrop and the sun shining high above. There is a relatively steep climb and set of stairs to overcome to get to the tower, but this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to walk along the top of the walls for one section with some great views back to the centre of town.

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Uerikon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

A nice way to spend an hour or so. You get some good views over Lucerne and feel like you are miles away from it. Be warned the road up is a little steep and there are a few steps too. It's definitely worth making the effort though, especially as it is so close to the Old Town.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

When we were in the altstadt, we took some of the stairs to the north, towards the wall. Found that there is a small section you can walk along on the old city side of the wall. Unfortunately all the towers were closed when we were visiting, but we enjoyed the views overlooking the old part of the city and... More 

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Groveport, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We accidentally came upon this, it is hidden towards the back of the town, and glad we took the stroll up. There are nice little maps posted along the way to help you guide your way along each tower. Such a beautiful view especially when glistening in the snow!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk up to the towers and walls. Great views of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne. Some info available about the history of the walls/towers. All in all very pleasant.

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Brighton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

After a morning on a boat trip out on Lake Lucerne, we returned to the old town, had a light lunch, and with slightly improving weather in the afternoon (it had been bitterly cold in the morning...) we decided to try to find a way to walk up through the steep winding streets behind the old town to a high... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

After seeing the lion we went back to the center but couldn't resist climbing up to the highest tower to see the landscape and enjoy these wonderful monuments of the past

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Bern
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome old and historic wall and Towers. I got goosebumps as I heard the story about the wall and the city. Simply great!

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