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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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amazing views!! great fun on the toboggan ride

I went up here with my family on sunday... the weather was a bit overcast but still you view the whole lake of lucerne. The view from up here is just breathtaking.. we came up for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I went up here with my family on sunday... the weather was a bit overcast but still you view the whole lake of lucerne. The view from up here is just breathtaking.. we came up for the summer toboggan ride! it;s the longes tin switzerland and can go very fast. my 5 year old was riding with me and we... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of the best highlights of Lucerne. The travel by boat and then cable ride up and down are really special. Unfortunately we had a lot of cloud at the top and didn't see much.

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Mason, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited mt. Pilatus from Zurich as a day trip. The cogwheel train ride was really good.The views of lake Lucerne and the cows grazing on the hills were beautiful. This is the place that has something for everyone. We took the toboggan ride which was fun. There is a kids' play area where my son enjoyed although it was... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a bright sunny day for our trip with clear skies and you could see for miles. Don’t know that I would have enjoyed it as much if it had been wet or drizzly as it had been in Zurich for the past several days. The Golden Circle involves a trip to the top of Mt Pilatus (named after... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Just stunning views of Lucerne, Lake Lucerne, and the surrounding area from the top - can take the gondola, take the cogwheel train (which is one of the steepest in the world at 48 degrees incline) or climb the mountain yourself if your feeling adventurous - there are a number of different routes that you can take to climb to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The view from the top is surreal. Taking the cable cars was super fun and very comfortable. It takes around 30 minutes to get to the top. We decided to hike for an hour and it was challenging. Very fun indeed. This is a must do while in Lucerne.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

One of the most perfect places to be in a heart wave. Lots of people, all friedly because we're sharing the same adventure. Take train or boat to the foot of the cogwheel railway to go up, and descend by cable car/gondola and the city bus back to downtown. Don't miss climbing to one of the peaks, where the views... More 

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jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Must go on clear weather. The cogwheel train ride up is steep and passing the cows with bells. On the top there are several viewing points. Amazing views of the lakes and mountain peaks on clear day. We took cable car down and rode toboggan. Very fun.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Mount Pilatus is a mountain overlooking Lucerne in Central Switzerland. This place deserves a whole day, from the morning to the evening, or perhaps you can stay in the hotel over the Pilatus Berg. The mount is composed of several summits of which the highest (2,128 m) is named Tomlishorn. Another summit named Esel (2,119 m) lies just over... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was an excellent trip. We went by train ( you can go by boat )and then took the cogwheel railway to the top and came back by the 2 cable cars. The views were amazing. And we spent some time walking around the routes at the top. Would definitely recommend this trip.

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Address: PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)41 329 11 11
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

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