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The Nine Towers

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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne
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Day Trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Stanserhorn Including Funicular Railway...

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Start with the Zyt Clock Tower

You should definitely have a look at the Musegg Wall and its towers while in Lucerne. I suggest you start at the Zyt tower to see the clocks, partiularly if you have kids or are a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ken D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You should definitely have a look at the Musegg Wall and its towers while in Lucerne. I suggest you start at the Zyt tower to see the clocks, partiularly if you have kids or are a bit unfit. This is truly spectacular and, if you only climb one of the towers, this is the one to do. Chances are, you'll... More 

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Thank Ken D
South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking the wall at the top of Lucern gives you an wonderfull view of the town and the montains. It is a tough climb from the town and back up again , but well worth the free trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to go and walk there, but it's very difficult to find. Eventually we found it, but was already closed.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not for those who cannot do steep stairs up and down. Great views. Old clocks from the city churches.

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Moulton, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent structure dating back to the 1300s. Two towers are accessible and we walked on a walkway between the two. There is a giant clock inside one of the towers., the only drawback is very steep steps - so not appropriate for small children.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we used the map given to us by our hotel. We ended up starting the walk along the wall on the back side. It was nothing special, or maybe I felt this way because the back side of the wall had the sun beating down on it and I was still jet lagged. Once we got to the front... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up to the towers later in the day and as we were walking the ramparts and enjoying the views of the city of Lucerne and the lake and the Alps---the bells on all of the churches across town started to chime 5pm. It was lovely--like a medieval fairytale.

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up to the back section of the wall. Steps lead up a slightly steep path until you reach flat ground and can get a wonderful view of the wall and towers. It is a pleasant walk to reach the clock tower and can go inside to see the workings of the clock. It is also pleasant to sit... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice spot to see the city and the lake! 2 towers are open to clime up, definitely worth it. Great place!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time with some good views of the city along with the history of the towers. Clock tower was a new experience where we climbed to the top & could see the minute details on how it worked. The views were an add on. Snippets of historical information were there with each tower and were informative. There was... More 

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