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The Nine Towers

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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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A nice stroll to take.

When we were in the altstadt, we took some of the stairs to the north, towards the wall. Found that there is a small section you can walk along on the old city side of the wall... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were in the altstadt, we took some of the stairs to the north, towards the wall. Found that there is a small section you can walk along on the old city side of the wall. Unfortunately all the towers were closed when we were visiting, but we enjoyed the views overlooking the old part of the city and... More 

Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Groveport, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We accidentally came upon this, it is hidden towards the back of the town, and glad we took the stroll up. There are nice little maps posted along the way to help you guide your way along each tower. Such a beautiful view especially when glistening in the snow!

Thank PriscillaAParsley
Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk up to the towers and walls. Great views of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne. Some info available about the history of the walls/towers. All in all very pleasant.

Thank Christa_Joy26
Brighton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning on a boat trip out on Lake Lucerne, we returned to the old town, had a light lunch, and with slightly improving weather in the afternoon (it had been bitterly cold in the morning...) we decided to try to find a way to walk up through the steep winding streets behind the old town to a high... More 

Thank ozgwm2000
Pompeii, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

After seeing the lion we went back to the center but couldn't resist climbing up to the highest tower to see the landscape and enjoy these wonderful monuments of the past

Thank mayamaya2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome old and historic wall and Towers. I got goosebumps as I heard the story about the wall and the city. Simply great!

Thank Martin_Zemp
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is worth the hike up the hills. The views of the city and lake are amazing. The towers are interesting to look at as well.

Thank RDrew13
Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Make sure to walk part or all of city walls protecting Old Town Lucerne. Views are stunning and it is just a short walk up the hill from downtown area

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A great place to go for a stroll and take in some local history of Luceren! On top of that you get some amazing views of the city that are rivalled by none!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Interesting history and bit of architecture but a fairly steep climb from Old Town and withing the towers themselves. Beautiful views of the city, river and lake from the walls if you have no fear of heights. Good photo opps from this site. Railings along the wall are dicey. Worth the visit and a good way to work off a... More 

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