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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041-227-17-17
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Went there twice

The first time when we were there.. There were no crowd at all.. It's nice and peaceful.. We were able to sit there for a whole hour to ponder. However things were abit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing great about the monument. There's a little manmade attraction, a park kind of thing which you can enter for free if you have your swiss pass. There is a lot of scope for shopping around, and cheap as compared to other swiss rates.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The first time when we were there.. There were no crowd at all.. It's nice and peaceful.. We were able to sit there for a whole hour to ponder. However things were abit different the second time. There were tour groups. We stayed for 10mins and we left.. They broke the serenity of that place by laughing loudly, talk loudly,... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Monument in itself is not super but the historic facts about its origin and the role fo Swiss mercenaries all over Europe (and still now at the Vatican!!) was interesting to learn.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty lion carved into a rock in Lucerne. The history behind it is interesting. It's nestled away behind a bunch of buildings and kind of jumps out at you out of nowhere. Worth stopping by to check it out if you are in the area.

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Sturgeon Falls, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on my wife's "To Do" list so we did. Its not quite as large as I had anticipated but never the less still worth the walk up there. We were here in January but I will bet its a lot nicer in the summer and there are a few other attractions close by too that will also add... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the land of grand palaces and real architecture, I found it funny that a silly lion carved on a rock be called a monument. I am sure other tourists felt the same way ! It is good to look at it and have a quiet laugh !

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Bowral, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see but beware the high tourist times when people aren't always willing to share space to allow you to stand and appreciate the Lion. Take the time to get to the monument a little earlier or go a little later in the evening before the sun goes down. This way you get to 'feel' the strength... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story behind the Monument is very impressive, but there is nothing in the park besides this Monument.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a little out of the way, but well worth the visit. The lion is incredibly life like and this piece has a lot of symbolism and historial significance.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited before going there, I was expecting something more than this but there's nothing except the crafted lion on the wall. I just took photo and then go back and buy souvenir around the corner and there's a shop which is owned by Thai and only for Thai people get discount for buying souvenirs

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