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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
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The dying lion of Lucerne seems synonymous with The city. I visited years ago as a teenager and that was what I remembered most about Lucerne along with the famous covered bridge... read more

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The dying lion of Lucerne seems synonymous with The city. I visited years ago as a teenager and that was what I remembered most about Lucerne along with the famous covered bridge. Now years later I visited Lucerne and couldn't wait to see the famous Lion. It is free to visit so you can't beat that. When we were in... More 

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What an amazing piece of work to commemorate war! Beautiful sculpture; attention to detail at its best. The weather being great no doubt added; a place not to miss.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lion monument in Lucerne is a special tourist attaraction . It is carved out of a single rock. There is a water body in front of it and the tradition is that if you throw a coin your wish is granted .

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It takes a little time to walk to this but not long. Hidden gem in the old town. Rest and take in the tranquility of the place

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a short walk from the lake via the old city, arrived to dying lion monument. It's a sad illustrstion of the soldiers who died in the world wars.

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It commemorates the Swiss soldiers who died in the French battle . It is a beautifully sculptured rock monument . Lots of tourist but plenty of space to take pictures . Rest rooms are free. On one side and so is the attraction . No fee to visit this place . We came here as part of the best of... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A short walk from Lake Lucerne will take you to this monument. worth the short trip to visit this.It was not busy when we visited. Most people will not stay long but to take some pics. It is a quiet place. Restrooms!!!! yes!

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Well to be honest is just that Lion but is very popular and must visit if you go. I will recomend to enter to the "museum" that is inside it. Is very nice and fun for families and kids, you will learn a lot about the history of luzern!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lion Monument is a rock relief that commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in the French Revolution. It is very impressive and free to visit, which makes it well worth the visit. The dying lion is impaled by a spear and the inscription below the sculpture gives the names of the approximate numbers of soldiers who died. It... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy access and solemness place of historical background. Rather recommend to visit before the noon due to shade!

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