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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

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Address: City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 227 17 17
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Lucerne City Walking Tour
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Private Tour: Lucerne City Walking Tour
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4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne

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Beautiful Historic Bridge

Definitely a picture worthy site to see. There are numerous paintings inside the bridge that are interesting and wonderfully done. Worth the trip to see it and sat you have been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a picture worthy site to see. There are numerous paintings inside the bridge that are interesting and wonderfully done. Worth the trip to see it and sat you have been on the oldest bridge in Europe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Is amazing to walk on this very old historic bridge that looks over lake Lucerne. My husband and I walked our dog across both bridges there is charge to go across and you can view the great paintings of the local history. A walking tour for hire is also and option.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This iconic chappel bridge was built in between of two streets in Luzern. There were many white swans roaming the lake. They were so beatiful! At the sidewalks you can find restaurants or coffe shops, as well as ordering delicious italian ice cream.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The bridge was originally built in 1333 and provides a good view of the buildings of birth banks of the Reuss River. When we were there, 108 Star Wars storm trooper replicas were standing in rows near the entrance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't visit Lucern without walking across the Chapel Bridge. Looks like something out of mid-evil times & the most famous covered bridge in the world! A leisurely stroll looking at not only the beautiful wood & the construction but also the views from the bridge. Enchanting!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walking over this Bridge gives you an eerie feeling, just the age of it and the beauty the artwork and the fact it was originally built in 1333!!!! and the view of the Lake with white swans and Mt Rigi in the background..I have been twice its magical. love it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Heritage at its best. The bridge gives access from one side of the river which runs through Luzerne to the main shopping centre. Magical at night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This bridge would be lovely in spring and summer with the flowers in bloom in the flower boxes. As it was, in November, it looks dismal, drab and grey without the colour of the flowers. Having said that, there are religious painted panels which will interest the tourist. A pity the chapel was not open to visitors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant miss the bridge when you visit Lucerne, It probably is the most visited sight for sure and that means hordes of people during the day. My advice is take a quick visit during the day, snap some photos with the light so you can see the lovely flower boxes but then come back at night for a much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful way to cross a river. A long covered bridge with sides of blooming geraniums, anchored by a medieval tower. Panels painted with the history of the city ?? educating you as you cross. It invites you to look out into the lake, down the river valley, and into the city on both sides.

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