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Mount Pilatus

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Address: PILATUS-BAHNEN AG Schlossweg 1 | Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)41 329 11 11
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Mount Pilatus Tour from Lucerne with Private Guide
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Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour
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Mt Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride from Lucerne

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Stunning views and exciting cog railroad ride and gondola descent. A real treat was seeing the mountain goats in their natural environment. On the way up by cog you will hear the... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Stunning views and exciting cog railroad ride and gondola descent. A real treat was seeing the mountain goats in their natural environment. On the way up by cog you will hear the sounds of the cow bells ringing on the hillsides. Sounds like wind chimes. Spectacular adventure.

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I wanted to go on the funicular train and although my two travelling companions were put off bythe price (CH72 / Au $100) it turned out to be the best trip of the week. The train climbed the mountain through the fog. Great views of Luzern on the way up. On top it was cold and wispy fog. Lots of... More 

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This is a must see if you are in the area. It is not cheap, but is absolutely worth it. It can be done part of a round trip if you are in season, (late May to September). The views from the cable car and gondola are amazing, look out for the church on top of a mountain in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Mt Pilatus is a must see and an awesome day out. The scenery and views are breathtaking and spectacular all the way up in the cable car and equally when you arrive at the top, it's like being on top of the world looking down

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lucerne is a beautiful city and Mt Pilatus highlights it all. Cogwheel railway up and gondola down. The views are breathtaking. Hotels and restaurants at the top if you wish to extend your stay.

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Humble, Texas
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We took the Golden Pass round trip, available at the tourist information center (platform 3) in the train station or at the pier across from the station. It includes a boat from Luzern, a cogwheel train up the mountain, a cable-way down and a bus back to Luzern. The cogwheel train is the steepest in the world at 48% maximum... More 

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Wow, what a beautiful part of the world! We bought our tickets from the tourist office at Lucerne railway station-great way to beat the queues! The lady was so helpful and saved us a lot of money by selling us 'junior cards' for the children and giving us big discounts as eurail pass holders. She advised us to go in... More 

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Jeddah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mt Pilatus is a must see if you're in the Lucerne area... Best when the weather is clear for amazing views from atop the mountain... Take the golden round trip from the lucerne main station with a host ride then the train up the mountain then after enjoying your time up there take the cable car back down... Absolutely fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must-see area of Lucerne. You have a few choices, either take the old cog-wheel train or the cable car up the mountain or go up with one and down with the other. Halfway up you again have a choice of walking down, sliding down in a type of trench or ziplining down. At the top, you can... More 

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The Mount Pilatus Trip was well organised and enjoyable albeit a bit cloudy and wet at the top, so we had to pick our moments carefully to get photos of the lake. The Cog Wheel Train was certainly an experience, and then the boat trip back was good with food available on board. A good varied five hours.

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