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Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument

Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Northeast of Lowenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Reviewed yesterday

The world gathers here. I wish they had a written log where everyone could 'sign in' with their country when they arrive. It's a 'must see' while in Luzern. It will be jammed with tourists, but most of the giant groups only stay for a...More

Thank 2acorns
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The monument itself is not going to blow your socks off and if you don't go early, it's heaving with tourists. However, there are some lovely bars and restaurants near by so it's definitely worth a wander!

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the last things we saw while in Lucerne...an afterthought actually. It shouldn't have been an afterthought! Be sure you see this monument and research why it was created. The carved out figure is located in a peaceful (when the tourists don't...More

Thank dawso008
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must go attaction in Luzern. The dying lion looks so sad in craving. Lucky that we were able to take good pictures without people when we visited.

Thank AliceChui
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This happened to be very close to our hotel. A serene little park holds this monument to Swiss soldiers who fought during the French Revolution. Impressive sculpture in the side of a rock wall, with great detail and a small pond that separates visitors from...More

Thank paul g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A stunningly beautiful and moving work of art set in a lovely environment. This is a must see work and is a great spot to visit and take some photos.

Thank gojojogo
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a world famous tourist attraction flocked by tourists and always a busy place so I prefer to come here early mornings when it is quiet and peaceful.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The carving of the Lion is beautiful but yesterday there were people everywhere just sitting/standing in the shade not looking at or taking photos, very crowded and made it a but difficult to take pictures.

Thank teryle b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. Not very far from city centre. Lots of shopping places and food joints nearby. The most famous tourist stop in Lucerne.

Thank Sandip K D
Reviewed 4 days ago

history has such wonderful stories to tell, good bad and indifferent. this Lion story is historical and amusing. a must see and hear about the Lion. I won't give this away but you have to see it. with a guide for the story.

Thank bestbites26
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Angela J
15 May 2015|
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Response from Angela J |
Thank you!
28 March 2015|
Response from JulsSam |
The memorial is outside in a public garden so it is open throughout, and free.