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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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+41 41 227 17 17
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Reviewed today via mobile

Inspiring story and history at this site. Easy walk. Good shopping around. Learn the story of the Swiss Guard.

Thank John S
Reviewed yesterday

Our bus tour guide took us to this location upon our arrival in Lucerne. It is a little bit of a walk from our hotel to the Dying Lion, so I appreciate the thoughtfulness of our guide to make certain that we visited this interesting...More

Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well it's a monument of a lion with its own history. Nice place to chill out and take photos. Easy accessible to this place as its just a walking distance from the lake and plenty of buses that will take you there. Can be crowded...More

Thank snuffboxdude
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Would not have found this without TripAdvisor! Wonderful and tranquil location to stop and reflect for a while.

Thank skphillipsss
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lion itself was a true piece of art. It was really impressive to see the details and I can only imagine the time it would have taken to make it! With that being said, I was somewhat disappointed with the atmosphere because there were...More

Thank lpmac57
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great sculpture into the face of the wall. A short walk from where the tour left us on our own. Worth it.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Either time your visit to avoid the tour groups or zone them out. Walk fast or slow to time your arrival.

Thank born2travel15
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fresh water comping out of the natural stream is like a divine potion. One can make a wish by putting a coin here in the small pond.

Thank sandeepkumarindia
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing sculpture and art form , a hidden gem in Lucerne, worth the visit. Go early to avoid the tour groups

Thank meghie2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can see the pain in the lion's face. The mood is somber even though there are a 100 and one tourists there! And, its free.

Thank mntanmama
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Angela J
How does one walk to the monument from the chapel bridge? It looks like the pathway in through or under the buildings?
15 May 2015|
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Response from Angela J |
Thank you!
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susanregi
Is it open throughout or is there any closing time?
28 March 2015|
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Response from JulsSam |
The memorial is outside in a public garden so it is open throughout, and free.
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