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Pretty church and a landmark

It is quite a landmark in Lucerne and at a very convenient location, close to the other landmarks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yezdan S
Pretty Church

This church in Lucern is on a small hill. We came to Lucern as a day trip from Zurich and after... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Around 735/736, southern German nobles founded a small monastery at the site of today's Hof area, which was dedicated to St Mauritius. Around 1135, the autonomous monastery was attached to the Provostship of Murbach (Alsace) and St Leger was named...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Roman Catholic Church is standing tall in the city of Lucerne. Our tourist guide didn't bring us there but I was attracted by its unique outlook, somehow it looks like twin building. Grand outlook in the heart of the city. I walked alone towards...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is quite a landmark in Lucerne and at a very convenient location, close to the other landmarks as well. Lucerne is a beautiful yet small city. Given that, do not expect too much obviously. The court area, the graves in the garden, and the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church in Lucern is on a small hill. We came to Lucern as a day trip from Zurich and after our visit to Mt Pilatus, we did a bit of sightseeing in Lucern. The outside of the church is very pretty. I thought it...More

Thank PandaHouston
Management response:Responded yesterday

So you finished your trip from a high mountain to a very small one.... I hope, you enjoyed the garden in the cimetary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined nearby on a sunny evening and decided to stop by the church on our walk. It is a stunning landmark and very impressive inside.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful church very briefly. They were having a service (separated by a glass wall) so we didn’t want to intrude tho they let us in to see it. It is right near the lake and the river so it is an easy...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

What a nice walk along the lake to arrive at this beautiful church. We enjoyed the interior very much, however if you are looking for ornate, there are more ornate in town. This is totally worth checking out.

Thank keithflow
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The twin towers of Hofkirche is considered the most important Renaissance church in Switzerland. It was rebuilt in 1634-39. The towers from 1525 were preserved.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Lucerne's Hofkirche is a short walk from the lion monument and the waterfront and it is definitely worth a visit. It is indeed quite beautiful inside, with its gilded paintains and carvings. The gardens surrounding it are quite nice too.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty boring inside. Better viewed from outside. Take a picture from the bottom of the steps and then move on!

Thank hayley567567
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I went to this church during a visit to Lucerne, it is up steps from the town, may not be suitable for less able bodied people, well worth a visit, architecture is impressive. Recommended.

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