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The Nine Towers

Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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  • Average9%
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“clock tower” (51 reviews)
“old city” (27 reviews)
“steep steps” (9 reviews)
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Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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"clock tower"
in 51 reviews
"old city"
in 27 reviews
"steep steps"
in 9 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 13 reviews
"oldest clock"
in 4 reviews
"inner workings"
in 5 reviews
"medieval walls"
in 5 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 4 reviews
"great walk"
in 11 reviews
"open to the public"
in 6 reviews
"interesting walk"
in 4 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"piece of history"
in 5 reviews
"walking tour"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
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"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"reuss river"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful city this is. Not many tourists do take the time to visit all nine towers of the city. Each one has it’s own story. To be there and touch them it’s like going back in centuries. Impressive indeed.

Thank jeannot152
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to walk part of the walls of Lucerne. After getting up to the entry point a sign informed me that the wall is only open in summer. Disappointed as most of the tourist information and information on Tripadvisor did not indicate it was closed....More

Thank Keathswa
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Was mistakenly told this would be open, but it wasn't open. Infact it's closed during the winter season. We walked along side the towers, it is a nice walk. Would of been nice to have walked across the top. Next time I guess.

Thank stunt101
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We went to see the Musegg wall and its nine towers which forms part of the historic fortifications. To be honest, it wasn't all that much. It a very nice walking route, but we didn't find almost any explanations on the way, It looked like...More

Thank Lilach_Gilboa
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

It was pleasant to take a walk around the wall and towers. You can view mountain and city from top. I would highly recommend to take a walk around.

Thank Lillgha
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We visited a couple of the towers as we wandered around old town Lucern. They have done a great job of preserving these historic structures. And it's free to visit!

Thank Kurt D
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you have at least an hour to stroll above Lucerne on it's old city walls, take the time and climb some of the towers. Especially the Zytturm (time tower) shows some huge historic clocks and offers a wonderful view over the city and the...More

Thank ghbonu
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The concierge at our hotel had recommended this to us, and I'm glad we went. We spend about 45 minutes here. It was difficult to find, but worth it. A lot of stairs are involved, but the views from the top of the clock tower...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Interesting towers and great views,but surprisingly few people. We were often the only ones in the towers, so we were able to move at our own pace. After exploring the towers we walked back along the river and looked at the weirs.

Thank eroof01
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Great way to experience Lucerne, the lake and the Alps. 9 towers are part of wall protecting old town, each different but in their totality a great experience

Thank AstridGO
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