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Memorial to Freddy Mercury, long-time resident of Montreux and member of the band "Queen".
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not spectacular but a good image Of Freddy - don’t take a photo when the lake is rough - you’ll get wet

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Apart from the Christmas markets I loved visiting the beautiful memorial statue of Freddy Mercury, such a touching tribute based on the waterfront. We got to visit on the anniversary of his death, there were flowers placed all around the bottom of the statue and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah2587
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful memorial of Freddie. Very large bronze statue of him, easily accessible opposite the big wheel. Difficult to get clear photographs as so many people round him wanting their photo taken. I could spend hours here sat on the steps overlooking the mountains and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank treaclecheggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

As well as the statue of Freddy, there are many others along the shoreline. Some I knew, such as Charlie Chaplin, others I did not, but there were plaques on each

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rama1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to see the Memorial of Freddie Mercury while there was also a concert on the street in his memory. Lively atmosphere and a full of fans that were listening to music.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lllavinia2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the statue earlier today whilst visiting the Christmas Market. Great lakeside location, lots of tourists snapping photos and some flowers left in tribute.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank soniavbuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice tribute to the king (queen?) of rock. it's quite impressive to see how many flowers bouquets are left there by fans, even after all this time. Any day you go there will be something left to him by someone. It's best enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Filipe-kun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While walking the lakeside promenade, we chanced upon the Freddy Mercury statue on the Place de la Marche. Fans leave their heartfelt tributes at the statue's base. It is in front of a small quai where fishermen drop their lines. The view is spectacular, by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank togalab18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Freddie Mercury statue was located right by Lake Geneva. It's a nice addition to this town and sits in the middle of the Xmas market. There is also a Queen studio nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SarahI487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely tribute to a great rock / pop icon, it is situated on the lake front in a beautiful position, there was a constant delivery of flowers and heart felt messages being left during our visit. Freddie will forever be able to gaze out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lo R
16 April 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
The Grand Suisse is close and legendary in the rock music world. Great hotel to stay while celebrating the great mans birthday.
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Response from mikepong | Reviewed this property |
If you fly into Zurich take the train to Montreux. You will probably have change trains in Lausanne. Entire trip 1 way is about 3 hours
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