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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

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Address: City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Lucerne City Walking Tour
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Private Tour: Lucerne City Walking Tour
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4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne

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A must see in Lucerne!

Lucerne is a lovely city in Switzerland, I really love it! especiall, Chapel bridge! you can see so many swans in its area. Feel cold, cozy and quiet. Would love to visit again... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lucerne is a lovely city in Switzerland, I really love it! especiall, Chapel bridge! you can see so many swans in its area. Feel cold, cozy and quiet. Would love to visit again and again.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautifull old bridge in the middle of the town. Do not plan to much time there though, you can walk it in 15 minutes.

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Baar, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not really much to say, if you go to Lucerne as a tourist and you don't cross the bridge.. well you did wrong !

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kapellbrücke is literally a covered wooden footbridge spanning across the Reuss River in the City of Lucerne. Purportedly Europe's oldest covered wooden footbridge as well as the world's oldest surviving truss bridge, you cannot miss this beautiful bridge when in Lucerne. Its flower pot adornments as well as the swans & seagulls by the lake all add to the magic... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cannot miss it , the bridge is right near the main station and is easy walk from many hotels in Luzcerne

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful wooden bridge from the historical era, decorated with various flowers. A nice pass through connection to see it atleast once while in the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This busy little bridge holds so much history, you need to walk through just to see the small details. The art, the new and old pieces. Absolutely stunning

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Bajina Basta, Serbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see in Lucern because it is very difficult to avoid. You can't find some facts about the bridge without a tourist guide. Interesting fact: although writing and carving the wooden structure is strictly prohibited, you will always see someone leaves a mark on his stay.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small part of the bridge was undergoing construction when we crossed. Also the paintings at the top were covered by Carneval pictures.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was just an ordinary wooden bridge.We strolled ,just to have the feeling of this iconic bridge in Luzerne.

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