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Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The towers were a bit out of the way and not much to see. Interesting but not worth a specific trip there

Thank s s
Reviewed 5 days ago

The walk along the walls provides beautiful views of the city. If you choose to walk up the towers, the walkway is narrow and the stairs are small and steep. In reality, the views from the walls are about the same as from the top...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you walk to the high school and round the back, you have a set of stairs to the first tower. Then its a slight incline to some with bigger down hills. If you start at the river end there is a big up hill...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best way to see the Old Town in all its glory. Walk up to the old ramparts and you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the town and the lake.

Thank mafischl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The medieval fortified towers are different from those in Asia (e.g., the towers in the Great Wall of China). I have seen over 20 fortified towers in German and Switzerland. Some are rectangular, some are round in shape, however, most of them are not open...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first taste of "castles" in Europe and we might have been overly excited based on what else I’ve seen. I mean, it’s free, and close to the city center, perhaps a 20 minutes walk (with a fair amount of hills). If you...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steps in these towers are small and steep so be extra careful. The views along the walkways at the top are great, so be sure to bring your camera!

Thank GlobeTrotting809621
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We climbed at least 2-3 of these towers, which requires some careful stepping on steep steps. Be careful and bring good foot ware, but also be ready with the cameras as the scenery is really special.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We did this early in the morning. The views are amazing and it feels very cool. It’s the steps are pretty steep and narrow.

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The towers that we could gain access to were very unique individually and worth the walk to them. The clock tower one is also very original and lovely to look at. I must warn you though, this isn't great for some height phobics, I didn't...More

Thank Suzy C
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