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The Nine Towers

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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia B
Uerikon, Switzerland
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Uerikon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Rapid City
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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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Pompeii, Italy
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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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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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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is worth the hike up the hills. The views of the city and lake are amazing. The towers are interesting to look at as well.

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Make sure to walk part or all of city walls protecting Old Town Lucerne. Views are stunning and it is just a short walk up the hill from downtown area

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

A great place to go for a stroll and take in some local history of Luceren! On top of that you get some amazing views of the city that are rivalled by none!

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