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Address: Burgenstock, Switzerland
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Various ways to get to the top

All the new building works made it hard for our friend to guide us to the cliff path. It leads one on an easy gradient to the lift that goes up the sheer cliff. I thought I would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Peter S
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98 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

All the new building works made it hard for our friend to guide us to the cliff path. It leads one on an easy gradient to the lift that goes up the sheer cliff. I thought I would leave her and my wife and take a little beaten path up through the woods. It did come out at the top... More 

Thank Peter S
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The resort is being rebuilt and expanded. The views are amazing but I have fears that it will effect the pristine family farms surrounding the area

Thank Julie C
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Hardly anybody knows about it...... But it is FAB,! Such a view of lake lucerne! Fantastic. Also the path leading to it is beautiful. The lift is unique (over 3m per second). The self service resto at the top with the horrendous prices is a disgrace to the lake lucerne... I believe it will change when the renovations of buergenstock... More 

1 Thank itziwine
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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548 reviews
358 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Having stayed at Burgenstock many years ago we decided to revisit and travelled by lake steamer to the boat station. We were surprised to find when the boat arrived that the funicular was not working. Enquiries made with the boat crew revealed that the resort is being rebuilt/modernised and may be open later in the year (2015). Until then I... More 

Thank Kevin F
Lucerne, Switzerland
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142 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Bürgenstock including lift is an easy walk with a wonderful view on lake, Lucerne, Rigi and just North. What you definetely should avoid is this really bad tourist trap on top. Cheapest food (industrial stuff served straight from the can), unfriendly service and seating under a tent with unsafe installations. The nicer terasse is usually totally packed in summer.... More 

1 Thank Steve G
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I hiked from the boat stop to the resort (see note below) during a heat wave and arrived at the bottom of the elevator sweaty, hungry, but pretty excited. It's a short ride to the top, but it is an *awesome* view. Where else can you ride an outdoor elevator? At the top we had a snack... More 

2 Thank leena1991
London, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Very interesting place. Enjoyed it. The views from the top are fantastic. This is one of the most beautiful lake views in the world. And the aura of this place is really nice. Come there and feel it. By the way. the restaurant on the top is not bad. Quite nice food is served there.

2 Thank Denis-from-Fulham
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56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

just try the impression of being suspended on the lake, of course try this only by good weather the walk to the top of the buergenstock is really worth it

1 Thank alpiniMorges
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Most stunning views, and service, ever seen. NOT cheap! You can tell the place usually serves millionaires. So if you'd like to be treatred like one, go there. But bring two credit cards!!

Thank petrusswitzerland

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