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Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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All reviews clock tower steep steps old city worth the climb oldest clock open to the public great walk up hill uphill walk worth the effort lucerne city awesome views couple of hours take your time lion monument wall chimes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up to the wall on a day that was a bit foggy, but it was worth it. We were practically the only ones there. We still had a great view of the city, and the wall itself. Very nice.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sassbrydon
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Lovely place to admire the Towers on the wall and views of Lucerne. A must see and free of charge. It is uphill, but of course you come back down again. Easy access with wide paths.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wishiwasretired_10
Reviewed 10 January 2019

The middle tower has a clock, this is a nice stroll, up hill thus, it is very close to the lion monument. so if you go to the lion may as well go to the right in your way out and go up the street...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lg L
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Your imagination takes you back 800 years to a time when this city required fortification. The towers and wall are in remarkable shape and stand very tall to keep out the invaders. It can be seen best from the far side of the footbridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jay1012013
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We took a walk along the old town wall to see the towers during some free time and it was well worth the diversion. We didn’t walk the whole wall, but it took us about 30 minutes total to walk most of it. I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed 16 December 2018

We walked around to see the towers and they are a great piece of history. If you climb those that are open, the views are wonderful. We were lucky enough to experience the Swiss army planes practicing maneuvers while we were there and that was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank goingbeachy
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We walked along and entered as many of the towers as we were able and took in the sights along the wall. There are also shops and restaurants along the way to stop in for refreshments.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We walked along the wall but were not able to get in as it was closed for the winter. Still, there were great views of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 2Tig
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Its an up hill walk, and towers and steps to climb, if you take it slow, its a perfect day to wonder and lose yourself.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Philip L
Reviewed 28 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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