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The Nine Towers

Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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“clock tower” (57 reviews)
“old city” (27 reviews)
“steep steps” (9 reviews)
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Museggmauer, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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"clock tower"
in 57 reviews
"old city"
in 27 reviews
"steep steps"
in 9 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 13 reviews
"oldest clock"
in 5 reviews
"inner workings"
in 5 reviews
"open to the public"
in 7 reviews
"medieval walls"
in 5 reviews
"great walk"
in 11 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"walk up"
in 6 reviews
"piece of history"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
"awesome views"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 5 reviews
"walking tour"
in 6 reviews
"reuss river"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s an uphill walk from Old Town to get there, particularly on a hot day like when we were there, but it was not very far and there were plenty of shady areas to catch your breath along the way. And it’s an easy walk...More

Thank Annacanna_70
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The towers were not easy to find (surprisingly!) but once in the right place we were able to see the rooftops of Lucerne without having to climb up to the towers. The open topped tower was not available to climb to so felt slightly disappointed...More

Thank Tom S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We talked to some locals before the walk. The recommended just climbing the clock tower. Lots of uphill walking to get up to the towers. Just be prepared for a lot of steps/stairs. Some were steep inside of the towers. The view at the top...More

Thank jerseygirl912
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wall and towers are well preserved. I would recommend visiting the clock tower, where you can find old clock mechanisms with their history (mostly in German). Also, as some otger reviewers pointed out, get ready to climb quite a few stairs. But be careful,...More

1  Thank pieibielou
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk along the wall and climb two of the towers for great views of the city and surroundings. The stairs in the towers might be challenging for some but the view is worth it.

1  Thank kgrow17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a strenuous exercise to climb to the battlements but you will be rewarded with great views over the city

Thank M V
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The walk between the towers is very pleasant. In some towers it is possible to visit its interior and the view of the city is incredible.

Thank Franciéle S
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Enjoyed the views, but the stairs , hills are steep. Careful- you cant get off at every tower- so grab a map as you enter

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

During our day trip from Zurich to Lucerne, we visited Mt Pilatus and visited some highlights of Lucerne. There are 4 towers that are connected together. We walked up one of them (Schirmerturm) and then we walked up on the wall which had great views...More

Thank PandaHouston
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

On a beautiful morning we walked to Museggstrasse to the city wall of the Old Town. We entered the ramparts from the Schirmer Tower. There are lots of wooden steps to climb. You can walk along the upper wall from the Schirmer Tower to the...More

1  Thank Sharon R
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