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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Reviewed yesterday

This was definitely one of the reasons we wanted to visit Lucerne. I can attest that the pictures shown here on Trip Advisor along with others found online are not doctored up, the Chapel Bridge is that gorgeous. On top of that, IT'S FREE!!!! Be...More

Thank Marcos V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kapelbrucke is one of the many landmarks of Lucerne and definitely worth a visit if you are in town especially during a sunny day. The crossing of the bridge gives you a great view of the busy shores with their restaurants full of people. Also,...More

Thank Habibi1999
Reviewed 2 days ago

The bridge is a wonderful relic: absolutely amazing to think it was constructed so many centuries ago. Its recent history is even more interesting: a large section of it caught fire in the 1990s, apparently as a result of a carelessly discarded cigarette. Thankfully, the...More

Thank karen2558
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restored bridge which was originally built in the early 1300’s is the iconic tourist attraction of Lucerne and the whole of Switzerland. The wooden bridge links the old town and the new town. The paintings which were added in the 17th century illustrate Swiss...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the best part of the town. It has these great paintings from 17th century up on the top inside sections. The bridge is crowded though. Best pics of this bridge are from the other bridges nearby.

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chapel Bridge is a must to cross. You get a 360 view of the area which is just filled with things for you to photograph or just take in the serene beauty. A very filling experience if you just stop on the bridge and...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is nothing unusual about this bridge BUT to cross it is an experience you will never forget. It is unique and it doesn't look that old. If I am not mistaken, the original bridge which was built in the 14th century caught on fire....More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 6 days ago

average bridge, except old memories. interested one can see the paintings. a place for leisurely walking

Thank rmk5515
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed right around the corner from this bridge. Went there to take photos at night and also caught some sunrise pictures the following morning. You will see a lot of people taking pictures and selfies here.

Thank Walter L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever you plan to see, you should dedicate 15min or more to cross this bridge by foot and when you do make sure you look up on the beautiful decorative ceiling. No entrance fee btw.

Thank Harald S
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30 May 2015|
Response from André C |
No cost. You can walk through w/out any issues.
28 March 2015|
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Response from AndiTravelalot |
It is open all year and free of charge.
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Sajan I
4 February 2015|
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Response from calena67 | Reviewed this property |
It was built in 1333 then rebuilt in 1993 after a fire