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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Imposing, Well Maintained, Excellent Views and Interesting Clocks

The walls and towers are a significant part of the history of Lucerne with, as you would expect, great views of the surrounding landscape. They are a little hard to get to as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The walls and towers are a significant part of the history of Lucerne with, as you would expect, great views of the surrounding landscape. They are a little hard to get to as the climb is steep and they are not as close as the first view from the old town suggests. Plenty of signs point the way so you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I'm always looking for a way to get some strenuous exercise in while on vacation and hiking in this area and climbing the towers is a fun way. Plus, you will learn a little history. And...it's free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You get some of the best panoramic views from the towers. Not very easy with small children or elderly folks due to the number of stairs and if our go up the tower it becomes quite dangerous for them. If you can make it though I recommend you climb to the top of the bell tower for some good views.... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great sight to see from a historical point of view. Bit of a climb up to it and when inside the stairs up to the ramparts are quite steep

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I enjoyed walking up and through and along these towers. It is free to the public and offer great views of the city and lake.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Some climbing and quite narrow passageways, so take note of it if you are scared of heights or confined spaces. Other than that, you will be rewarded with awesome views. Make sure to check out the clock tower as you are able to view the inner workings of it.

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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We really enjoyed visiting the ramparts and walking over the walls. We saw some incredible views and came across a wonderful little restaurant called Hinter Musegg where they've got cold beer, and a little farm!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Definitely worth a visit! Before we went I printed off a short paragraph about each of the towers (a PDF called 'the towers of lucerne' off luzern.com) which provided some interesting information as there aren't many signs on the towers. You can climb up three of them and walk along a bit of the wall, and the views are pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This one is at the end of the wall closest to the river. I think a lot of people stop after the first couple. DO THIS ONE!...first It is totally open at the top and the views of the city and lake are spectacular!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Others have said the wall was hard to find but I didn't think so - it's a wall!!!! It's also very obvious the way it nonchalantly winds across alleys and behind houses. Climbing the towers gets you up on top of the wall which is pretty narrow but gives great views of the city. If you're afraid of heights don't... More 

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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

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