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Private Tour: Mt Titlis and Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich
"You’ll be picked up from your Zurich hotel in the morning and taken on an approximate 1.5-hour drive south toward Mt Titlis a famous mountain in the Urner Alps. Enjoy a scenic ride by comfortable private minivan or mini-coach – depending on the size of your group – through the beautiful Swiss countryside via the Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake Lucerne. Discuss your it Chapel Bridge Town Hall and the Culture and Congress Centre. After your time here continue to Engelberg where three different cable cars will take you into eternal snow and ice. The last one is the Rotair the world's first revolving cable car. Enjoy an incredibly scenic journey over the Swiss Alps to the summit of Mt Titlis
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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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Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument Tips (45)

Monument to Fallen Swiss Soldiers

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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machomikemd
Nov 18, 2015

Löwendenkmal (Lion Monument)

Just north of Löwenplatz is the famous Lion Monument, a huge figure of a dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock above a pond at the east end of the medieval town. It was designed by...
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black_mimi99
Nov 11, 2015

Lion from Luzern

During my visit to the city it was raining day and I left my umbrella in the car. Still, it was no reason to skip the famous monument in Luzern. The Lion Monument (German: Löwendenkmal) commemorate...
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Odiseya
Sep 26, 2015

Lowendenkmal (The Lion of Lucerne))

I guess no one goes to Lucerne without making an effort at least, to visit the dying lion monument.It is no wonder that Mark Twain was so very impressed with this massive sculpture which measure 6...
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Maryimelda
Feb 23, 2012

Lion Monument

One of the "must see" attractions in Lucerne is the Lion Monument, a memorial for the Swiss soldiers who died in battle serving France's King Louis XVI during the French Revolution. The sculpture...
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Phalaenopsis03
Sep 25, 2011

The Lion of Lucerne

The Lion Monument was sculpted in the early 1800's by the Danish Artist Bertel Thorvaldson who was hired to sculpt a momument to the fallen Swiss Officers and Guards, numbering over 700 who were...
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joanj
Aug 21, 2009

The Lion of Lucerne Monument

Several years ago just before we started planning our first European trip I read a book called the Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor who just so happens to have grown up in Chicago and still lives part...
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riorich55
May 12, 2009

Lion Monument

The first thing that struck me about the Lion Monument in Lucerne is the size of it. From pictures that I had seen I had expected a much smaller sculpture but the Lion is quite large. The 'Dying Lion...
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pure1942
May 09, 2008

Lion Symbol in Placid Pond

The stone carving is commemorating the dead 750 Swiss soldiers that fought in Paris during French Revolution in 1792. The chiseled monument was done by Bertel Thorvaldsen in 1820, with the help of...
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BruceDunning
Nov 19, 2007

Lion Monument

"The saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world" Mark TwainI agree, it is the most moving experience to look at the sad face on the dying lion. It really is a remarkable piece of art, carved...
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colin_bramso
Oct 22, 2007

Lion Monument

This is one of the most amazing pieces of art in the world. Carved out of the rock face in memory of the Swiss guard killed in the line of duty - sort of - protecting France's Louis XIV. The guard...
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fishandchips
Sep 30, 2007

The Lion-monument / the Sleeping Lion

Das Loewendenkmal / The Lion-monument was built in 1820 in order to memorize the 750 swiss soldiers that were sent to Paris in 1792 in order to fight against the troups of the French revolution. All...
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globetrott
Jan 10, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument

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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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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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Mount Pilatus

The Bustling Town of Kriens is a suburb of the tourist friendly City of Lucerne and is located 6 kilometers west of the Downtown of Lucerne. The town is a popular spillover town for the tourists who...
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Getting to Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument

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Denkmalstrasse 4, 6002 Luzern,

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