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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
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+41 41 227 17 17
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So much bigger and more intricate than I expected

This was truly incredible both in size and beauty. It was so much bigger than I expected and walking distance from the center of Lucerne.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was truly incredible both in size and beauty. It was so much bigger than I expected and walking distance from the center of Lucerne.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a smaller statute than I expected and you are quite far from it as there is a lake in between you. The story behind the reason for the statue is sad and moving. It represents the massacre of the Swiss Guard in Paris. It is also the reason why Switzerland is now a neutral country. If you also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I first visited the lion in 1983 and with a little bit of trepidation went back to visit again. It was simply stunning on visiting again...the memories of a 12 year old hadn't over exaggerated or embellished the place. I visited in the rain and that did not diminish from the occasion...in fact it added to the solemnity of the... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you enjoy gazing at a huge pathetic carving into a cliff face, along with hordes of others, then you will enjoy this. If not, you might not.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sculpted in a mountain side with a pond in front, this was awe inspiring to see. Very moving and very powerful. It evokes respect for those who sacrificed their lives. The place is very peaceful. This was a highlight of my Luzern trip.

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Sengkang, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a nice solemn place for one to sit and see the nice sculpture. Wonderful piece of art but be mindful, those solemn moments can be destroyed by noisy chinese tourist whom I felt that they are ignorant about whats that monument about.

Thank Khidir
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's just a lion statue with the small pond. The statue has its nice story and that's all it has. There is a parking building beside. Easy to visit

Thank Punyawee W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the must see attraction. Built in the remembrance of the Swiss soldiers who died defending a French king, the monument is beautifully sculpted Walking distance from the central train station

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no idea what this was going to be but we were there on a cold (but thankfully sunny) day. We were travelling with family and a baby but were able to walk quite comfortably from the station. There is a lot of cobbled street area so comfortable walking shoes are important. There are great pedestrian shopping streets on... More 

Thank kiranm450
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure I would recommend this. There was an empty pond in front of the figure of the lion on a stone wall or side of a hill ...... and then nothing more. So if you are pressed for time, you can skip this.

Thank Paulette D

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