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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Lucerne
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Type: Mountains
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A quick and very accessible outing from Luzern which offer great view but feels very urban and busy on the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

the dragon tunnel was superb. explans the history dragons on the mountain and also the mountain ghost .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The cable car up to Mt. Pilatus is neat to ride up for the view. But make sure you get off at each stop to ensure you get the most out of your day! The first stop has a large and fun playground. Also there is a grill pit area if you want to bring your own food to grill,... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

This is a place you cant miss when visiting lucerne. The cable car ride is beautiful. The view up there is breathtaking. If you can, pay attention to the forecast and try to go on a clear day as you can enjoy the view completely.

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is not West Virginia, but when you stand atop this place, you really feel like an angel might fly by any time! The cable car ride up was spectacular and the rail ride down was breathtaking. Do not miss a visit to Lucerne, and definitely go up on Mt Pilatus. There is nothing quite like it anywhere in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

First of all this tour can easily be done by yourself. Go to the Tourism Office at the Train Station and buy your tickets for the bus and round trip Pilatus transport. It was so easy and much more economical than a tour. LOVED the scenic vision from top and day ......Great Great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

late medieval times a dragon was said to live on the mountain.[3] A particularly vivid account was written in 1619: 'as I was contemplating the serene sky by night, I saw a very bright dragon with flapping wings go from a cave in a great rock in the mount called Pilatus toward another cave, known as Flue, on the opposite... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

As a part of our outing in Lucerne, there are some things we just did not want to miss..Mount Pilatus and Mount Titlis..mostly because so much was heard about it, read about it..that it was only natural for us to check it out for ourselves.. And Mount Pilatus just LIVED up to the HYPE.. Its is one of the most... More

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Do not miss this experience if in Lucerne! The highlight of our two day stay while there! Very easy to do on your own. We went to the tourist booth at the train station and bought tickets to Alpnachstad which is a very pleasant 20 minute train ride which stops right at the spot to board the world's steepest cogwheel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

By far the highlight of our trip. On the day we were there, it was sunny and warm. You could see for miles in every direction. It was nice to have 2 gondolas up the mountain. We got to stay for a bit at the mid way point. At the top, the views were awesome. It was so warm that... More

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