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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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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit, not always easy to find or to climb but great views of the area. Take your camera. It was hot whilst we were there so even more exhausting.

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Up a hill at the back of the town. A good stroll from the city. These formed part of the wall that protected the city many centuries ago and there are informative signs all along the pathway.

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The towers are positioned so that you can look out over the whole of Lucerne and across the lake to the castles. Long climb.We only went up three of the towers

Thank 920tracyt
Reviewed 4 October 2017

and get a look at these old towers and their contents, which include an old clock tower and give great views of old Lucerne.

Thank James R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great view from the top...it is a bit of a walk to get there, but well worth the effort...no ticket required

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was another clock tower and wall we toured. Very interesting and worth th stop, as there was no fee to enter. Walking. Walking. Walking. Hills, hills, hills. Most things were in German and other languages, not much English. Most other places we've been in...More

Thank CrazyDSweetP
Reviewed 29 September 2017

4 of the 9 towers are open to the public. We climbed 3 of the 4 towers with each tower averaging about 100 steps. And as expected, the upper steps are narrower and harder to negotiate. The views from the top is worth the climb....More

Thank Kin Hung T
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Nothing much to see along the towers except to get a sense of history. Nice walk. Can be skipped if there is lack time or see the walls from outside. The walk to and back from the site through is enjoyable. Could be a little...More

Thank madwhop
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We took the walk on this old part of the city, the ramparts still intact with it's four towers open to the public. One of the towers had the ancient clock.built in 1535 which chimes every hour one minute before the city clocks. The walls...More

Thank puchka
Reviewed 26 September 2017

These towers were supposed to protect Luzern from its enemies now are well maintained. very nice place to see

Thank DrVijayPalwe
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