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Wilhelm Tell Monument

Rathausplatz 1, Altdorf 6460, Switzerland
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nice piece of history

When did Wilhelm Tell live? The correct answer is 'never'... he's a legend... and that's just one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dirk B
Grimbergen, Belgium
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Worth a visit

Stopped off at the monument on a recent cycling trip through Altdorf. The statue dominates the town... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Neil M
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Rathausplatz 1, Altdorf 6460, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When did Wilhelm Tell live? The correct answer is 'never'... he's a legend... and that's just one of the things a picked visiting this by nicely refurbished monument. Worthy a quick stop when you're in the neighbourhood.

Thank Dirk B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Stopped off at the monument on a recent cycling trip through Altdorf. The statue dominates the town square and is worth a few minutes of your time. The legend of William Tell is well documented throughout the town so definitely worth a stop.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Just nice way to tie a place to a story you heard as a child. Although the environment is not extraordinary taking a pic with Wilhelm Tell makes it worth a visit. And at the stores you can go buy some swiss memorabilia!

Thank sands196
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I read this story as child, now visiting the town itself and taking pictures with the book under the statue, super nice.

Thank Zeyad M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Well worth a short stop off as this giant impressive Bronze statue of the Swiss hero is impressive. The village itself is again worth some exploration and offers several decent shops and eating places.

Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We stopped in Altdorf while driving from Lugano to Zurich. One main reason for selecting Altdorf for stopover was to visit the bronze statue of the Swiss national hero Wilhelm Tell. Since it was on our route, it was definitely a worth visiting. Altdorf is...More

Thank TQ_Travel-Quest
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I thought it would be fun to stop in Altdorf because of the William Tell legacy but there wasn't much to do in the village and it wasn't very scenic either.

1  Thank Mainzigartig
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A marvellous larger the life statue of William Tell and his son and crossbow in the centre of Altdorf. Well worth a diversion to see this.

1  Thank Katesgrove
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My Friend & I were motorcycling through to the Med & then to Monaco (I wanted to ride my 1000c Yamaha round Monaco's GP course, I had book a hotel for the night at Altdorf the name didn't ring a bell, we had to turn...More

1  Thank Chevalier
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Having seen the monument in the town square, I had to look up the story from my childhood. Then later, I told the kids all about it!

Thank Wifeand3kids
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