Would not have found this without TripAdvisor! Wonderful and tranquil location to stop and reflect for a while.
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The lion itself was a true piece of art. It was really impressive to see the details and I can only imagine the time it would have taken to make it! With that being said, I was somewhat disappointed with the atmosphere because there were...More
The fresh water comping out of the natural stream is like a divine potion. One can make a wish by putting a coin here in the small pond.
You can see the pain in the lion's face. The mood is somber even though there are a 100 and one tourists there! And, its free.
The beauty and historical significance makes this monument worth the visit. And I feel at peace in the "secluded" atmosphere. That is, of course, if you get there before or after the tours invade the courtyard. My wife and teenage daughter saw it as a...More
This monument, cut into a rock wall, is beautifully and sensitively done. It captures the sadness of the sacrifice made by Swiss Guards who were murdered during the revolution. In spite of the large number of tourists in what is a fairly small space, the...More