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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 32 Attractions in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Mountains
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We took the boat tour to the cog wheel train station and then up the mountain ... very enjoyable with fantastic views all around Luzern. Tere are some really nice walk paths at the top of the mountain and the air is so fresh :-)

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Loudon, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The train ride was up neat. Couldn't see one thing at the top. Not their fault though. And the gondola ride was closed. Took the train back down too

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California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Gondola, cable car side of the mountain was closed the day we visited. Cog train was the only way up AND the only way down. Waited 90 minutes for train ride up to top of Mt Pilatus. We were told to make return reservation as soon as we arrived at the summit. Earliest available train down was 3 hours later!!!... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

The morning started out with the usual haze over the Alps. By mid-morning the haze was gone there was Mt. Pilatus in all its glory. We had to take the cog train in both directions because the upper part of the tram was being repaired. Its about a 40 minute ride to the top. Along the way are some breath... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Steepest cog railway in world.....thrilling ride! Spectacular views and alpine horn player on top a bonus!

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Another amazing sight through Mount Pilatus Where the fresh air charming landscape nice observatory deck every where joys and fun coming back hopefuly in my plan

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The summer toboggan at Mt. Pilatus is so much fun! Take the gondola up the mountain over all of the farms and put your belongings in a locker at the top, get a ticket (or several tickets) at the kiosk machine and go have a blast! We went in July and the line moved pretty fast. Kind of scary the... More

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newquay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

I have "climbed it" more than once but it can also be reached by cable car in Kriens or by finicular railway in Alpnach.

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Egilsstadir, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Did this trip in 2012 and it was so great. First of all, you need to have a clear sky to enjoy the spetacular view that you get on top of Mt. Pilatus, pleas bear that in mind. We took a cable car up the mountain, changed car somewhere about half the way, and noticed some themepark or something simular... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

We visited The Matterhorn, Jungfrau, and Mt. Titlis, but Mt. Pilatus was our favorite of all. There is so much to explore here! This mountain is also at a lower altitude so it is a bit easier to catch your breath in a timely way in order to explore it! It also means the temperature is a bit more moderate... More

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