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Mount Pilatus

PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Zurich
95%
Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

It was a great experience. Me and my wife enjoyed it. It all started with the friendly staff at the train station. We felt welcomed. The only gap is the directions from the train station to the cable car station. We were lost a bit.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful time and experience going up to Mount Pilatus and seeing snow for the first time.This is a real bucket list experience

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

My friends and I travelled from Lucerne to Mt Pilatus by train and it was very convenient and easy. The train ride (Lucerne-top of Mt Pilatus-Lucerne) costs about 70 Swiss Franc per person. The train ride to the top of Mt Pilatus was exhilarating and the view on the top of Mt Pilatus was absolutely stunning! We were very lucky... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

In late autumn and winter train has limited schedule and cable car might not work at all. Read schedule carefully before planning your trip here in late autumn/winter.

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Newport Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Nature smiled upon me that day; I read reviews and all were very positive but some disappointed due to lack of visibility. The sun streamed upon the snow-covered mountain, the views were incredible, no wait at all on the ride up. The gondola is under renovation so we could not travel the full loop but the vista was well worth... More

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Wayne, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Well it would have been except for the clouds that shrouded the mountain the morning we were there. Never mind,,,the old pictures and historical information about the hotel at the top was fascinating to look at , and the ride up and down on the cog rail viewing the beautiful alpine landscape was exhilarating! On the way down, the clouds... More

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We took the train to a another small city then took the train up to the mountains. All cable cars r closed in November all over Switzerland , sad! Mountain had great view n was windy

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Nashik, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Brilliant masterpiece created by human .Its such a delite to watch the railway negotiate 45 degree elevation that you are left spell bounded. Moreover the Ride to the top is enjoyable and the sight of lake Luzern below is splendid.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The spectacular view of Swiss mountain range. Really breathtaking. There are a couple of short hiking paths to take you to different points of Pilatus.

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Clearwater, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Mount Pilatus had amazing views. The Golden Ticket tour is the way to go - a boat ride on Lake Luzern then a cogwheel to the top. Go early to maximize your time - you will stand in line to get back down for quite some time.

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