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The highlight of the Spreuer Bridge is the series of paintings depicting the Dance of Death: the forceful lesson that everyone - high and low, rich and poor, clergy and laymen, good and bad, strong and weak - will sooner or later "dance" with death....More
There are 2 covered bridges here, and the most famous is the Chapel bridge. This is the other one, but also worth a visit. It has some interesting features such as a small Chapel on the bridge itself. The pictures are quite exceptional.
The Spreuer Bridge is part of Lucerne's history and landscape. If you want to know about the history of the bridge and be guided through the paintings, there is an Audioguide with a 20' guided tour. The cost is CHF 5 (free with the Museum...More
The wood craftsmanship is truly remarkable considering the age of the bridge. The murals in the beams are well preserved but I did not have a guide sheet to understand their meanings. Well worth the walk
The Spreuer Bridge is one of two extremely old covered wooden bridges in Lucerne. The Spreuer Bridge is located down river from the Chapel Bridge but it is only a very short walk to get to it. The original Spreuer Bridge was built in the...More