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Address: Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
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+41 41 227 17 17
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Solemn place

Its a nice solemn place for one to sit and see the nice sculpture. Wonderful piece of art but be mindful, those solemn moments can be destroyed by noisy chinese tourist whom I... read more

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Sengkang, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a nice solemn place for one to sit and see the nice sculpture. Wonderful piece of art but be mindful, those solemn moments can be destroyed by noisy chinese tourist whom I felt that they are ignorant about whats that monument about.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's just a lion statue with the small pond. The statue has its nice story and that's all it has. There is a parking building beside. Easy to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the must see attraction. Built in the remembrance of the Swiss soldiers who died defending a French king, the monument is beautifully sculpted Walking distance from the central train station

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had no idea what this was going to be but we were there on a cold (but thankfully sunny) day. We were travelling with family and a baby but were able to walk quite comfortably from the station. There is a lot of cobbled street area so comfortable walking shoes are important. There are great pedestrian shopping streets on... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not sure I would recommend this. There was an empty pond in front of the figure of the lion on a stone wall or side of a hill ...... and then nothing more. So if you are pressed for time, you can skip this.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sculpture itself is amazing as much as it is a poignant reminder of a difficult time in human history. The grandeur and power of it can only be realized when standing in front of it.

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Grisignano di Zocco, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely and unique sculpture right outside shopping area of Lucerne. Definitely worth a visit and photo op.

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Groveport, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lion itself has so much meaning to its being... the fact that it was carved into sandstone in nine months!? Amazing. The lion is definitely a must see and learn about the meaning behind the lion before going.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I discovered this monument quite by accident and highly recommend a visit. It is beautifully carved into the rock cliff and is located about 10 minutes walk from the Old Town.

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Fishers, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucerne was the first stop on the Scenic Switzerland by train tour. The city is beautifully set next to Lake Lucerne and ringed by the Alps. The Dying Lion sculpture is intended to be a tribute to 500 Swiss soldiers who tragically lost their lives in battle. But a dispute over pay erupted so the sculptor added detail to make... More 

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