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Address: PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)41 329 11 11
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Gorgeous view!

We rode the four person gondolas up to the Mt. Pilatus, and it was a beautiful ride. It was snowing so hard (Luzern's first snow of the year) on the way. We planned to take the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Searcy, Arkansas

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Searcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rode the four person gondolas up to the Mt. Pilatus, and it was a beautiful ride. It was snowing so hard (Luzern's first snow of the year) on the way. We planned to take the train back down, but the weather got too bad, so we had to take the gondola down as well.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The journey started in Lucerne when we boarded a boat across Lake Lucerne to the town of Alpnachstad where we picked up the cog train up the mountain. It was a gray and dismal day on the lake, but when we got above the clouds you could see for miles with plenty of bright sunshine. There are numerous walking trails... More 

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rode the cog railway to as far as it went. The steepness was amazing and the views, even though it was hazy, were spectacular. We visited the gift shop which had a large selection of typical souvenirs, t-shirts, and postcards. We walked further through the tunnel to the observation part. I'd recommend this activity for any day that it's... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an amazing place to visit with family and the views are stunning. We went to the middle level and offered beautiful views of Swiss

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the cable car up, then the gondola up through the clouds. Mt Pilatus is 7000 feet high and offers incredible views of the area. It can be chilly, even on a balmy day down in the valley, so in addition to my jacket I brought gloves (which kept my hands warm when I was talking pictures!) Hike around,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing. Took the train up to the mountain, went further up to Rigi and walked around the Alps. Had a delicious Latte in the café. Took a cable car down to the valley and then a boat across Lake Lucerne and spent time in the city buying some chocolate, swiss army knives and feeding the geese. We went in March,... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the journey by train is just wonderful and once we see the movement of clouds below us it is just unbelievable.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the cog wheel train to the top of Mt Pilatus. The views over Lucerne, the lake and Alps were amazing. We then took the gondola and cable car down the other side before catching the bus back to Lucerne. A must do whilst in Lucerne.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Unfortunately, we did NOT get a clear day! Too bad, because the views would have been very impressive. The tram ride was great - the steepest angle of any tram anywhere (48 degrees). Unfortunately, hold on to your wallet - it cost $72 USD per person for the 30 minute (each way) trip!

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Atlanta GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The observation deck on top of mount Pilatus and the funicular ride to it were among top three experiences of my life. In funicular you ascend some 1.5 miles above sea level which opens up a totally majestic and breathtaking view on the towns and the lake below. The mountain is always covered in snow and it is gorgeous. Absolutely... More 

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