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This gigantic panoramic work by Edouard Castres from 1881 is 112 metres long and 10 metres high and is one of the most impressive spectacles in the history of the Panorama medium..It depicts the eastern French army under General Bourbaki during.its...more
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Ingenious to have a circular painting inside a round building!
Great story depicting scenes from the French-Prussian War of 1870/71 when the French Army under General Bourbaki crossed into Switzerland. The painter Edourd Castres even painted himself into a scene, wow!!!
Bourbaki Panorama is on the way of the Lion Monument and it is a museum for those who are interested in knowing the history and the spirit of Switzerland.
I have spent one full hour there, there is a lot to read, listen and you...More
We took a day trip to Lucerne with visitors and my quick review of things to see and do didn't even list the Bourbaki Panorama. Which is a pity because we would have missed it had we not seen the building in our quest to...More
This is a fantastic way to find out about the French soldiers fleeing into Switzerland in 1871. Not just a great painting but a terrific detailed panaorama that you become immersed into. And you can get a photo at the end of it!
In a month’s holiday in Europe this is close to being one of this most stimulating sight I saw. How could you fail to wonder at the sight of this 110 metre long, 10 metre wide circular panorama that dramatically depicting a vast scene from...More
My wife thought this was one of the two man-made wonders we have seen in our travels. We were totally engrossed in the experience. The exhibit is so well presented, with background sound effects for each area if the painting and a very good included...More
although we live in world of 3D and augmented reality this painting is still beautiful and impressive . The museum is well kept and the audio guide was great it was more of an app . The price is expensive if you don't plan on...More
I personally enjoyed this the most of the three sites all bunched together. Free if you have the Swiss pass and it last maybe 30 minutes. Really like the second floor where the story is told and the visual affects. Worth a visit
This was included in our Swiss Travel Pass so we went in. It was worth it. The painting is very good and detailed but what brings it to life is the narration you hear (on the surround sound PA system). it was in English when...More