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Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument

Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
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My husband and I were visiting Lucern on our way to our Rhine River Cruise. We had an opportunity to visit the Dying Lion but it was not easy to find. We took the bus from the Grand Hotel Europe but wasn't able to transfer...More

1  Thank MaryannF650
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This monument and the area in which it is located is truly beautiful and very calm and quiet. The monument is larger than it looks in pictures. It is really amazing. The area is back away from the street so very quiet and picturesque.

Thank Joanne C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The dying lion monument is a must see for anyone in Luzern. Well worth walking over to that part of town.

Thank nyr38
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When no huge groups of tourists were there it was a calm place to relax on some benches. Bathrooms are right there and it’s about a 10-15 min walk outside of the main town area. Beautiful carving and a nice place to rest and enjoy...More

Thank Josh79b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed Lausanne and the Dying Lion when we were last in Switzerland five years ago but I have been wanting to visit ever since. The monument did not disappoint. As soon as we entered the park, I was blown away by the size of...More

Thank kris7676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see the Lion's portrait engraved in stone. There was no guiding information about the Monument. Not properly maintained also.

Thank basab
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen this monument several times. It is very impressive. The guide we had gave us interesting information about it. Would recommend if you are in Lucern to take the time and go see it.

Thank cjaldrin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standing at the pool, looking up at the Dying Lion of Lucerne will simultaneously break your heart and a take your breath away. I still have the feels just thinking of it almost a year later. Definitely "a must".

Thank Barbie A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have viewed the Sad lion 4 times in my life over the past 30 years and on my last visit in March the lion awakened. Early morning the lion is in the shadow of the rock cave. By 12:00 to 12:30 in March the...More

1  Thank OrdinarymanSaluda_NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A peaceful park with the Lion Monument above a reflecting pool. The monument is free to visit and illuminated at night. It can get crowded as it is just off the lake and a popular stop for buses.

1  Thank Mike N
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Lisa H
10 September 2017|
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Absolutely Free. No charge unless you visit the museum within the grounds.
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Maurice M
8 July 2015|
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Response from Heinz G | Reviewed this property |
You go up to the Rathausplatz, than turn right to the Weggisgasse. Go right along this street. Go straight on to the Hertensteinstrasse to the Löwenplatz. Cross this place and go short left, 30 sec.
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Angela J
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