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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see and walk over this beautiful old wooden bridge with fascinating paintings in the rafters and an old Chapel. Free of charge and a lovely place to admire the views of the River Reuss

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

these paintings are all along the bridge. They tell the history of the town, original paintings one can not get more history that this.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lg L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike the Chapel Bridge, which burned and destroyed most of its paintings, this bridge still has wonderful stories told in its rafters. We walked here off tour on our own and it was well worth the few minutes. It is easy to get to, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is another beautiful, old bridge that is a must see. The paintings are amazing and when you think about how old it is it truly makes you stop and think,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank goingbeachy
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Although it may be less popular than the Chapel Bridge, this one is fully original and well worth crossing to take in all the original murals along the way!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew G
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful experience on the bridge. Beautifully depicted history with beautiful flowers. Too many beautifuls I know but that's what the actual feeling is......

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

The bridge is fairly unique. There’s some art in the arches and a tiny chapel. I haven’t seen anything like it before.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Coolverine
Reviewed October 30, 2018

It's farther down the River Reuss than the Chapel Bridge - why not cross it and then come back to the other side via the Chapel Bridge? It has the same kind of artwork as the Chapel Bridge - but note that this bridge is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Still in the historic district, and well worth a walk as part of a circular stroll. The paintings are quite fine, though a good guide book with explanations is essential if you don't speak German. I thought it really gave insight into the late medieval...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is the small brother of Chapel Bridge, it is a wooden bridge, too. It has beautiful paintings, and I think it should be visited more, as part of the 0old town and history of Lucerne, it's as beautiful as the Chapel Bridge

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hilda W
Sydney, Australia
Trip Idea in Lucerne 11 Oct - 13 Oct (7 Replies)
hi Guys i need your advice... this is my 1st time visiting Lucerne this year.. will be pretty exciting. so here's my itinerary please advice me 11-Oct-12 : I will be arriving in Lucerne in the afternoon. After that I am thinking of going to Museum of transport and after that maybe just going around the city. I'm thinking of either Jesuit Church or Rothenburgerhaus or Spreuer Bridge or Chapel Of Bridge or Lake Lucerne?? 12-Oct-12 : still not sure... thinking of going Mt Titlis or Mt...More
August 01, 2012|
Response fromHilda W|
Hi Pore thanks for the reply.. I just got an update from my friend. even more tighter.. 11-OCT-12 : we will arrive at 2:45 PM do you think it's worthed to go to the museum? 12-OCT-12: i think we have to take sacrifice my Titlis or Mt Rigi because we will take the early train from Lucerne to Paris should i just do the museum or Galcier Garden on this day? sorry please recommend me with something thanks heaps
swissflyer11
Leicester, United Kingdom
Lucerne in three hours (1 Replies)
Hi We will be passing through Lucerne on our way to Zurich airport and are planning to spend around 3-4 hours in the city. We would like to see as much of the city as possible on a walking tour and have enough time for some lunch. Any suggestions? We have researched the main sights and are interested in seeing the Water Spike, Chapel Bridge, Spreuer Bridge, Musegg Wall, the Town Hall, the old town, water tower, lion monument, Jesuit Church, Hof Church and Ritterscher Palace. Would...More
July 04, 2011|