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Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne
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Museggmauer, Lucerne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting to see this remnant of the medieval city. Know that it is a pretty good hike with a fair number of steep steps. Some of the older folks in our group had to give up.

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautifully maintained Towers of the old city visited easily (and for no charge). Stairs can be challenging though so if, in any way, mobility compromised, do not attempt.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about a 1/2 a day making our way along the wall and towers. There are a lot of stairs and at some points they seem steep but they are worth the effort to make it to the top. The views are spectacular of...More

Thank rfkeenan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were eating at the rooftop of Manora Restaurant when we spied these towers. Curious, we asked the manager, Ms Huber, if we could go up there. She gladly told us the way. Thank God for kind people we meet during our travels! When we...More

1  Thank mzzyap8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can climb the towers and walk the ramparts. One contains a clock, where you can see the workings. There are some signs on the portion closer to the river, but the route is not well marked from the more central portion of town. Great...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened to come across these towers as we explored the city. It allows a beautiful view of Lucerne. Be sure to climb up to the top of the towers that are open for a special view. The tower with the clock is the...More

Thank Chatcher29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great site to visit in Lucerne. We climbed only 3 towers, but the one at the bottom has spectacular views and great photo ops. We spent about 2 hours visiting this place, including the time for climbing the towers and soaking in...More

Thank HappyFoodieTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the towers walk and went up a couple of them. Probably not that wise an idea in 35 degree heat however! I was quite chuffed that I did beat a couple of men quite a bit younger then me to the top of the...More

Thank Teee7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to skip any official walking tours, but we grabbed a tourism guide when we arrived in Luzern. I'm glad we did. It had a perfect little train to take that gave us a good sense of the town. Walking along the Musegg wall...More

Thank KevinAJKline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is easy to get from tower-to-tower once you go up into the first one. Don't worry. You won't have to go up and down the stairs all day. Enjoy the views!

Thank JimLew
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