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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041-227-17-17
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Luzern Lion is a must see monument!

Must see, love the historical significance and relationships associated with the French Revolution and Vatican Swiss Guard.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Must see, love the historical significance and relationships associated with the French Revolution and Vatican Swiss Guard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It is historical and a must see. Lots of people, impressive monument, history. Beautiful. Watch out for Japanese tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Definitely see the lion - much more impressive than one would have thought. The carving is unique and one can't appreciate the difficulty until seeing it personally.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It is basically a lion sculpture carved out in a very large piece of rock. Beautiful - and worth a visit only because it is not far from the city. Otherwise, I would have said it can be skipped.

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Bright, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The dying lion monument is a must visit while in town. Great detail what a great piece of workmanship it's a good idea to know the story behind it before you visit to really appreciate this monument.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Touching memorial to the memories of the Swiss Guard who honored their oath to Louis XVI even when faced with imminent death.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I know I'm a tourist but the experience of seeing this sorrowful sculpture was just a bit put off by the 100 or so tourists taking selfies and not really respecting the carving's purpose. I'd recommend going at non-peak times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is wort to visit early morning or late evening for the best photos. There are always people there. It is quite impressive. Well worth to visit. Just few minutes walk from the town center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As we went to Lucerne, we found the Lion by chance. It was amazing to see how if was sculpted and how big it was. This place is really relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice memorial about a 10 minute walk from the Chapel Bridge. When I first saw it, I was surprised at its size, it's bigger than I thought it would be. Yes, there are a lot of tourists here to see this famous monument, but when I went most were respectful and it was a peaceful area.... More 

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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041-227-17-17
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

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