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All reviews clock tower steep steps old city worth the climb oldest clock open to the public great walk medieval walls uphill walk up hill worth the effort piece of history lucerne city awesome views couple of hours take your time walking tour
Free of charge. Climbed up many of the towers. Quite hard as steps are steep and your legs will know you did climb.. Views great, you see the lake and from the farthest tower also riverside quite well.
This nine towers are so beautiful, each one has its own personality, it's own history. You can walk over the wall, and have a great view of Lucerne city, it's closed early so try to be there at a good time. You can go upstairs,...More
The walk along the walls provides beautiful views of the city.
If you choose to walk up the towers, the walkway is narrow and the stairs are small and steep.
In reality, the views from the walls are about the same as from the top...More
If you walk to the high school and round the back, you have a set of stairs to the first tower. Then its a slight incline to some with bigger down hills. If you start at the river end there is a big up hill...More
The medieval fortified towers are different from those in Asia (e.g., the towers in the Great Wall of China).
I have seen over 20 fortified towers in German and Switzerland. Some are rectangular, some are round in shape, however, most of them are not open...More