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The Nine Towers

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Address: Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne
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We hiked and climbed the nine towers. Best views are in the second tower. Be sure to go up in the third to walk the back side of the towers. You end up on the other side of town... read more

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked and climbed the nine towers. Best views are in the second tower. Be sure to go up in the third to walk the back side of the towers. You end up on the other side of town. There are many steps so be ready.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place by accident, we were just wandering around. It was interesting to see the fort. It was closed for the season so we could not enter any of the ramparts. If you are looking for a good walk, this would be one.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bit of a climb from the town centre on foot, not too tideous though. It's free entry. I believe only two towers are accessible to the public, the others are locked. Walk on the battlements, climb through the two open towers and just take in the beautiful sorroundings. Don't miss the little animal farm at the ground level... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice way to get some exercise while also getting different views of the city. You can go up in several of the towers but not all nine. Be sure to bring water with you if you plan to ascend to the top of the accessible towers.

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Calgary, AB Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The towers and old wall are a bit hard to find and best approached from the front! You can walk along the paved pathway then enter one of the towers, climb the stairs and walk along tge wall just as in days gone by. There is a spectacular view from the top of the clock tower, but it is a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for walk with the town borders visit old Luzern walls. The view from them on town , lake and surrounding mountains is stunning.

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Milford, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Head towards museggstrasse and the wall is easy to find. You can climb up several of the towers and walk along the wall. Everyone seems to go to the clock tower which is beautiful but if you follow the tower along the ground towards the water you'll find the Mannli tower which has an incredible view of the city! We... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We managed the climbing up wooden and stone stairs and we are out of shape. You can only go into three or four of the towers. To think people had to really use these wearing armor and carrying weapons climbing these stairs and I bet they didn't have hand rails like they do now. Gives great scenic viewpoints of the... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To go up there is so worth it...you have a good view of the mountains, the lake and the whole Luzern really.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It was a lovely walk along the towers away from the crowded old town. The good weather and peaceful setting added to the romance. The tower offers a brilliant view of the lake as well.

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