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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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Day Trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Stanserhorn Including Funicular Railway...

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Birds eye view of the city

This is located right in the heart of the old town in Lucerne city. A quick accent at the top of one of the towers gives you a breathtaking view of the Lucerne city. Also not to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 May 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is located right in the heart of the old town in Lucerne city. A quick accent at the top of one of the towers gives you a breathtaking view of the Lucerne city. Also not to be missed is a set of very old clocks which give you an idea of how complicated the clocks used to be in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

You can access the wall and towers from a lovely walk behind the wall. I would not recommend going up into the towers for small children as the steps are steep and somewhat open. The views are great of the bridge, river and town. You can also reach this area by a route through town.

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Thank maevans70
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This was great fun, yet exhausting, to climb, provides beautiful views. In addition, the walk to it is also very pretty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

It is a walk that is not for everybody. Steep climb up hills to get there but rewarding when you reach it. It contains the oldest clock in Lucerne and the view from the top of the towers is really beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The walk along the nine towers is picturesque and well worth doing. The walk is not challenging and suitable for all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The climb is long and the stairs are steep. You won't get the view you imagined as the windows of the tower are small and the wire mesh on each window prevents you from taking good photos. You can still get a beautiful view of Lucerne at the base of the tower, though if you must, just climb the clock... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This was a free and enjoyable visit with amazing views of the city below. The only caution I would share is regarding the very steep stairs. If you are unable to do stairs, or are worried about steep, shallow, and narrow stairs, this is not the place for you. However, it is nice, free, and the views are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Visited in autumn 2007. We were so awed by the fort architecture, takes you back so many centuries. The walk over the walls & looking at the few defense systems on display & then walking down into the gardens below. Also loved to see the cattle grazing just near the walls from the I'll bridge crossing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The whole concept of a walled city is really cool. We walked up to the towers and had a beautiful view of the city, unfortunately it was hazy out and we didn't get to see the mountains surrounding the city. It still was really cool, and worth the walk up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

So our walking tour didn't take us up onto the wall because he said the views were not the best. He was wrong. The weather was phenomenal and the view spectacular. A good bit of walking and I wore out my companion, but it was well worth it. Make the hike and your effort will be rewarded.

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