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All reviews clock tower steep steps old city worth the climb oldest clock open to the public medieval walls great walk uphill walk up hill worth the effort piece of history lucerne city couple of hours awesome views take your time walking tour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank henri_s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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, in about 2 or 3 towers.

Thank christianmadriz1982
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to see all of them in less than 2 hours. )) They are within walking distance from the bridges. The best views of the city. We were glad that the city preserved the towers.

Thank turist_from_NYC
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Location given on trip advisor is wrong and leads you far out of the city! Check google maps and look for Museggmauer instead.

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Reviewed September 22, 2018

The towers were a bit out of the way and not much to see. Interesting but not worth a specific trip there

Thank s s
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

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 of the tower, so if you are uncomfortable with the almost ladder-like staircases, you need not walk up the towers.

A note of caution: avoid the towers "on the hour" as the bells chime and it is deafeningly loud.

1  Thank elaine212
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

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 to get to the first tower.

There is some interesting information in the clock tower. We enjoyed our walk along the walls between the towers and the views.

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best way to see the Old Town in all its glory. Walk up to the old ramparts and you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the town and the lake.

Thank mafischl
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

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 to the public. So, it still is a new and fresh experience for me to climb up the wall and the towers.

So excited, ….. Of course , very tired.

Thank liucy752
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This was our first taste of "castles" in Europe and we might have been overly excited based on what else I’ve seen. I mean, it’s free, and close to the city center, perhaps a 20 minutes walk (with a fair amount of hills). If you have the time, make the trip, the views of old town are second to none. The castle/wall itself is underwhelming if you’ve seen other castles. There is no main Schloss, only a long wall with several large towers. You can go up in each tower for better views.

Thank Todd M
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