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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne
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City Center, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Reviewed today

It is beautiful bridge with flowers all along . Best place to sit and chat. The neighboring area it is full of restaurants and shopping .

Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoy a beautiful day walking through the bridge where you can take amazing pictures. There are stores, restaurants and beautiful churches in this peaceful area.

Thank proud2travel
Reviewed yesterday

The Kapellbrücke has a series of paintings which start at both ends of the bridge. The paintings reference some of Luzern's history and include St. Leodegard, giants, and so on. The bridge was also part of the fortifications and as you walk along note that...More

Thank DoogsOz
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a long and beautiful bridge as its edges are lined with growing flowers. The structure is very unique.

Thank eliza836
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much charm except for the fact that it was built 500-600 years back. We didn't find it as beautiful as shown in the photographs.

Thank Prashant N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Picture perfect and historic. Hired a local guide for a walking tour. Also good setting lunch or dinner in the cafes.

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The history written in the roof of the bridge is lovely. The design so lovely and a great addition to the towns landscape. Really lovely to sit and look at from the banks at one of the restaurants.

Thank TateH33
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will easily see this attraction on any walking tour of Old Town Lucerne. The bridge crosses the Rhine with many popular restaurants on either side of the river. It is a short walk from one side to the other. Views for either side of...More

Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to walk through , and it's very nice in the morning to clear ur mind from the life stress, over the river with goose and ducks swimming Calm place and from wood and u smell the flower around it

Thank Adham K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Actually it would be very hard to miss it! Originally a medieval bridge, now with many later additions and alterations especially after a massive fire in 1993. However, it is still well worth a small detour just to cross the river and there are many...More

Thank PaulBYorkshire
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Is there a cost to see or walk on the bridge?
30 May 2015|
Response from André C |
No cost. You can walk through w/out any issues.
Is it open throughout or is there any closing time?
28 March 2015|
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Response from AndiTravelalot |
It is open all year and free of charge.
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Sajan I
when it was built? I mean the year.
4 February 2015|
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Response from calena67 | Reviewed this property |
It was built in 1333 then rebuilt in 1993 after a fire