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Address: Burgenstock, Switzerland

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2013
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 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 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 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.

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Morges
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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

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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!!

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Address: Address: Burgenstock, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Unterwalden  >  Canton of Nidwalden  >  Burgenstock

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