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Good spot to start or end a walk, but heaving with tourists

This is the spot where all the high end watch stores are. Bucherer is the biggest. The place... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Zurich, Switzerland
Quite busy

This could be a remarkably nice spot but it’s very chaotic because of the nonstop loading and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Daniel A
Beijing, China
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Schwanenplatz, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

This square is one of the main entrance points into the old city of Lucerne. Due to the impressive old buildings which are well maintained tourists are all around taking pictures.

4  Thank FrankGeisler
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I'm confused - not sure why this is a tourist attraction. It's like any of the other platz in Lucerne where it's basically a cross road of a few roads coming together and a few regular shops. It's very busy with coaches as they use...More

4  Thank KylieIsTravelling
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This could be a remarkably nice spot but it’s very chaotic because of the nonstop loading and unloading of bus tours. I wouldn’t add this to must see list while in Lucerne.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is the spot where all the high end watch stores are. Bucherer is the biggest. The place heaves with tourists, mostly Asian, who arrive by the coordinated bus load. It will be busy.

Thank oransome
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This was a busy square and the main drop off area for tourists arriving by bus. Luckily there was someone directing the buses and pedestrians to maintain order and prevent any injury. From this point, one could duck into the shops right on the square,...More

Thank t3leonard
Reviewed 29 June 2018

the heart of Luzern with all the good coffee shops and stores all around. it's easy to be reached by train and is lovely and safe.

Thank LizzyB01
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The swan square is next to lake Lucerne. It is quite busy, full of offices and shops. It is picturesque and good for a stroll.

Thank Mario V
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Don’t worry about adding this to your list. It’s only a square. Just put down the main landmarks and don’t worry about these minor squares

Thank hayley567567
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Great place to stroll around. There are places to eat. Beautiful scenery all around. It is located next to Lucerne Lake. Definitely go here & enjoy the area.

Thank Suzann47
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Known as Swan Square, this is one of the loveliest / busiest parts of the city - railway station, boat station, landmark bridges, shopping areas, swans aplenty - you have it all!

Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This area of Lucerne is always busy with cars and coaches. There are many places to eat and drink around here but its really just the first part near where you go into the Old Town area.

Thank Sprost1
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I found amazing to promenade through the Old Town. The view from Schwanenplatz combines the city old side with the mountaine landscape, the beutiful lake, the bridge and the city modern side with its Central Train Station

Thank Claudia B
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