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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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Best part of the visit is the view from the walls.

Interesting history and bit of architecture but a fairly steep climb from Old Town and withing the towers themselves. Beautiful views of the city, river and lake from the walls if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016
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SGF, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Interesting history and bit of architecture but a fairly steep climb from Old Town and withing the towers themselves. Beautiful views of the city, river and lake from the walls if you have no fear of heights. Good photo opps from this site. Railings along the wall are dicey. Worth the visit and a good way to work off a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A must see while you are in Lucerne. Walk along the walls and climb the towers for fantastic views of the city.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Although we had to walk a slope to the tower, it is really worth to have a look. On the top of the tower, you can enjoy the view of Lucerne. And worth to go up to the tower to see the clock history of Swiss

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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Thought to be built between the 12th & 13th century it is an interesting bit of architecture and a thoroughly easy and pleasant walk along the base and the top of the wall. You can climb up into 3 of the towers but the best tower to visit is the clock tower (Zyt tower) which is filled with ancient clocks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

walking along the top of these towers you have a panoramic view of the city that it a sight to see. Walking through the several hundred years old building is a must its just very intense and interesting to see such building standings .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

With great views of Lucerne, but really not much to see. Not a much do and don't try it if you're not in good shape. Steep climb from town. The towers are cool but beyond that not much to do. It would be a good spot for a picnic.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Free little walking tour. just follow the walls and you'll get to climb the clock tower and at the end there is the tallest tower which allows you to catch old town and chapel bridge. Amazing views. Right beside it there is a little farm with cows, pigs, chickens and alpacas. Whats visiting an old town without scaling the walls... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lots of steep steps, but worth the climb! Be sure to climb the tower with an open top for great pictures of the city!

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a spur of the moment choice to hike to for us. We got there, and the views is what sold us was that it was free and the hike. The exercise was a bonus, but I wouldn't go out of the way to go here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Like many have said, it's difficult to find the entrance - it's not clearly marked. Download Mapsme to your phone and the app can track & display your movement without using any of your data. I would never have found the entrance without a navigation app... and maybe the woman pushing a stroller who gave me directions. The tower stairs... More 

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