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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 5 days ago via mobile

Dying lion monument is rock cut relief sculpture ,carved on existing rock-living cliff of rock.It was in the memory of French Revolution and a big history behind it.It is large in size . There is no charge here to visit and free public toilets are...More

Thank 117mrunalinis
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is important to visit this sculpture, but there are always too many tourists, so it's not easy to take a picture without a Chinese on it...

Thank marinavolkovaserova
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent story of history and very good venue. Site was well serviced and clean. Size and detail of the monument was excellent.

Thank greg c
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must see on the trip. It's incredibly sad and beautiful at the same time. Try to go early before a lot people get there. Just amazing.

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the must visit attraction in Luzern. Walkable distance approx 15 mins from the city. Many people there. There is a small museum beside.

Thank Tonkarn08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a story of history! The sculpture is situated in a beautiful serene setting. No visit to Lucerne would be complete without a visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is a definite must see for any visitor to Lucerne. The obvious difficulty in sculpting this piece is only overshadowed by one thing . . . the sheer and raw emotion expressed by the lion. It is incredible that a piece of rock...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Basel to Lucerne because I've long wanted to see this remarkable sculpture. Carved in a grotto, a pond separating the viewer from the monument, the lion is representing the Swiss Guards who died during the French Revolution while trying to protect King...More

Thank jaf122
Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument of the dying lion to commemorate the valor and deaths of Swiss soldiers during the French Revolution is beautiful and sad, all at the same time. My only wish was for a bit of the story and what was engraved on the monument...More

Thank drkiki2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing, very moving and very thought provoking sculpture. You have not visited Lucerne or understood it's history if you have not seen this remarkable work.

Thank j0sephm146
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Lisa H
10 September 2017|
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Response from aat1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely Free. No charge unless you visit the museum within the grounds.
Maurice M
8 July 2015|
Response from Heinz G | Reviewed this property |
You go up to the Rathausplatz, than turn right to the Weggisgasse. Go right along this street. Go straight on to the Hertensteinstrasse to the Löwenplatz. Cross this place and go short left, 30 sec.
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Angela J
15 May 2015|
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Thank you!