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3-Hour Essential Lucerne Photography Tour
"We aim to capture and explore as many historic and modern sights as possible the medieval world famous Chapel Bridge considered to be one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe; the Museggmauer a wall which has been preserved in its original well-fortified state; the many town squares with its frescoes at the heart of its car-free old town; the dramatic lion monument; and the Culture and Convention Centre (KKL) with a futuristic architecture designed by leading French architect Jean Nouvel.Photographer will help you get beautiful images while discovering the most charming Swiss city."""
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Mount Titlis and Lucerne Day Tour Including Cable Car Ticket
"Visit the beautiful city of Lucerne as well as Engelberg and Mount Titlis on this day tour. First explore the cultural and historical sites of Lucerne and absorb the city’s charm. Spend 2 hours in the city seeing the world famous Chapel Bridge and Water Tower the Musegg Wall the Jesuit Church the Mill Bridge and the Lion Monument.Then transfer to the resort town of Engelberg to experience the cliff walk on Mount Titlis. Cross what may be the highest suspension bridge in Europe. Over 10000-feet (3
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Day Trip to Lucerne and Engelberg from Zurich
"On this day trip to Lucerne and Engelberg travel from Zurich by comfortable coach through the scenic Swiss Alps via Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake Lucerne. Stop first in the charming town of Lucerne and listen as your guide reveals some historical anecdotes about this Swiss town. En Chapel Bridge Town Hall and the new Concert and Congress Hall . Continue on a breathtaking journey up to the mountain resort town of Engelberg. A typical Swiss alpine town in the canton of Obwalden Engelberg is located in the sunny basin under the north face of Mt Titlis and is one of Switzerland’s leading mountain resorts. Visitors flock here in both summer and winter to take advantage of its natural features and sporting opportunities and to watc see an impressive collection of regional cheeses and other milk products. Enjoy doing some shopping or trying one of the traditional cheese specialties in the Bistro (own expense). Visit the imposing Baroque-style monastery and learn about how En take one of the many local hiking trails and explore the valley on foot while enjoying the peace and tranquility of this part of the Swiss Alps. At the end of the day
From CHF72.00

Franziskanerkirche - Franciscan Church Tips (9)

FRANCISCAN CHURCH

We cross this church walking around in the old town of Lucerne, it's small and not too much interesting but the a nice fresco over the door had attracted me.Franciscan Church, built from 1270 to 1280...
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black_mimi99
Nov 11, 2015

FRANCISCAN CHURCH - STOP 15

We have come across another Church which looks pretty plain on the outside. We saw a nice fresco over the door and that was all!Building of the Franciscan Church began in the 13th century, and it...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014

Very old and very decorative....

The Franziskanerkirche was first started in 1239, the church of a Franciscan monastery. there have, of course, been substantial changes to the building over the centuries, but its absolute core is...
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leics
Jul 06, 2013

Franziskanerkirche and Fountain

Unfortunately I was unable to see inside the Franziskanerkirche but I was impressed by its exterior frescoes and even more so by its fountain outside with the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The...
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Maryimelda
Feb 23, 2012

Franciscan Church - Franziskanerkirche

The Franciscan Church is located in a less busy area of Lucerne, which is a nice change from the hoards of visitors thronging the Old Town, Lake side and River side. The Gothic Church was built in the...
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pure1942
May 09, 2008

Franciscan Church

Built in the second half of the 13th century in the Gothic style, the Franciscan church contains the most elaborate pulpit in Switzerland, made in the period between the Renaissance and the Baroque...
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Peterodl
Mar 06, 2007

the oldest church of Luzern

Franziskanerkirche (Franciscan church) is the oldest church in Lucerne / Luzern, dating back to the 13th century. From outside it looks rather simple, but the interior is simply stunning. All of the...
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globetrott
Jan 12, 2007

Franziskanerkirche (Franciscan Church)

On the south bank of the Reuss river, the Franziskanerkirche (Franciscan Church) is the oldest building in Luzern, dating from 1270, though it has been much restored over the centuries. It’s unusually...
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codrutz
Jul 19, 2005

Franziskanerkirche (Fransciscan Church)

Typical medieval mendicant architecture. Built in the second half of the 13th century, with an gothic style. Most ornate pulpit in Switzerland from the period between Renaissance and Baroque era. Flag...
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amsterdam_vallon
Jul 25, 2004
 
 
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"one of the most scenic cities in Switzerland"
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"Lucerne and surroundings"
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"Lucerne - my favourite city of Switzerland"
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Things to Do Near Lucerne

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Glacier Garden Museum - Gletschergarten

the area around the lion Monument houses three attractions. The Lion Monuments, beside it is the Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten Luzern) of which there is a stairway going to the garden from...
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Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument

about a kilometer away from the old town or about 800 meters away from Schwanenplatz along Denkmalstrasse (about a brisk 10 minute walk) is the famous Löwendenkmal, otherwise known as the Lion...
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Bourbaki Panorama

As most visitors to Lucerne go to the magnificent Lion Monument, little than most know that the main tour bus parking area in between lowenstrasse and zurichstrasse lies just across the Bourbaki...
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Kapellbrücke - Chapel Bridge

final part of my tips with pictures of the frames which were restored and with some burn out remains as reminders of the f1993 fire. this will be a four part tip with pictures of the bridge, the...
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Hofkirche - Church of St. Leodegar

Along the Hills of Lucerne near the main Street of Haldernstrasse are two prominent tower spries of the Roman Catholic Church of the Court Church of St. Leodegar, which is the most important church...
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Mount Rigi

Like what i've said,there are three famous mountains in and around Lucerne Area and nearby Cantons where you can go to the top and ski during winter or hike and take a funicular or cable car or...
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Franziskanerplatz 1, 6003 Luzern

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