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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

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Address: City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Awesome and unique bridge

The bridge is just by the central train station and well worth a visit. Highly photogenic and no cost to walk along. There are great paintings in the roof of the bridge and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Winterthur, Switzerland

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The bridge is just by the central train station and well worth a visit. Highly photogenic and no cost to walk along. There are great paintings in the roof of the bridge and the view is worth stopping to enjoy every few metres.

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

It's so peaceful to stroll across the bridge and watch the swans on the lake and read the little sign pictures. It's a beautiful and very picturesque view of the lake and the mountains and a convenient way across the lake!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Historic wooden bridge over the river flowing out of Lake Lucerne. Very pretty and quaint. Nothing spectacular. The surroundings are nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Links the old and new towns in Lucerne. Symbol of the city. Watch the skies over the Wasserturm and you'll see Alpine swifts in summer returning to their nests in the tower. It can get very busy in summer and I generally avoid it at that time. The has been renewed and even replaced a few times in its history.... More 

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Livingston, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

If you're in Lucerne, you really should stroll across the chapel bridge. The rich history of the bridge is a big part of experiencing the old city. If history isn't your thing, there's plenty of shopping only a short walk from there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A walk in the bridge with your loved one on a calm evening is absolutely romantic!! Avoid visiting this place at peak hours

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

the paintings, the ambience, the atmosphere made me feel "why the hell should we cross this bridge, lets sit here". it is a gem to watch and is just few meters away from the railway station

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A piece of history, lovely to learn about the bridge and see the many paintings still on display. Apparently a fire destroyed a large number of works, so pleased these survived. The bridge also provides wonderful views of the city and the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I walked on this bridge at the age of 16 years and visiting the bridge so many decades later , still festooned with flowers ,the river flowing ,the picturesque buildings , the ramparts and mountains in the distance , I felt 16 again . A Must see City , bridge included .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Worth the walk. A local guide would help. Note the water clarity, fresh melt from the Alps. Could be part of a walking tour.

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