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Gesslerburg

Seebodenalpstrasse, Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland
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Famous as read in Schiller's Tell

The place is interesting for two reasons. First it conveys the impression how the people of that... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
Kypt P
,
ZUG
Historic Ruin

Old castle ruin at base of the Rigi, steep uphill walk to small castle of national historic... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Charles D
,
Lucerne, Switzerland
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  • Average16%
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Dec 15, 2017
“Famous as read in Schiller's Tell”
Jul 22, 2017
“Historic Ruin”
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Seebodenalpstrasse, Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

The place is interesting for two reasons. First it conveys the impression how the people of that valley have lived under basic conditions in the medevial. The conotation to Friedrich Schiller's Willhelm Tell ist the second interesting aspect. Tell is seen as a heroic character...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Old castle ruin at base of the Rigi, steep uphill walk to small castle of national historic significance and could be combined with Hohlegasse where William Tell shot Gessler the sheriff.

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Reviewed March 15, 2017

a must when visiting Kuessnacht am Rigi. The inhabitant, Gessler, was killed by Wilhelm Tell, the Swiss independence hero. See Friedrich Schiller story.

Thank david k
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