Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Lucerne:

1. Chapel Bridge (Kapellbruecke)

4.5 /5

0 km
from city center
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places to visit in Lucerne

The most famous attraction in Lucerne, the Chapel Bridge is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe, having been built in 1333.

2. Old Town

4.3 /5

6,298 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

The Old Town, located just North of the Reuss, is a beautiful part of the city which still preserves some it's oldest structures, houses and fountains.

3. Spreuerbruecke

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

The other famous bridge in Lucerne, weaving it's way across the Reuss. It was completely constructed in 1408, and is also built in the same wooden covered style.

4. Lowendenkmal

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

L_wendenkmal is a famous carving of a dying lion onto a rock by Bertel Thorvaldsen. This is located in a park in Loewenplatz.

5. Swiss Transport Museum (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz)

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

The Swiss Transport museum is an extensive exhibition of all mediums of transport, from trains to aeroplanes, to ships and automobiles.

6. Rosengart Collection

3.7 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

This museum in Lucerne doesn't have a long history behind it, or centuries of heritage, but the collection of art inside make it an absolute must visit if you're into post- impressionism art.

7. St. Leodegar's Church (Hofkirche)

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

The iconic twin towers of this church make this an integral part of Lucerne's townscape. The Church was first made in the 8th century, and the present structure was built in 1633 in the renaissance style.

8. Museggmauer

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Lucerne

Museggmauer are the town walls, along the North of the Old Town which were built to fortify the city and protect it from invasion.

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9. Jesuit Church

3.6 /5

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from city center
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The Jesuit Church built in the 17th century, is regarded as the first Sacral Baroque church built in Switzerland.

FAQs on Lucerne

How can I commute within Lucerne?

Buses and local train networks are ideal forms of commuting in the city. The entire region is divided into zones and Lucerne City is Zone 10. A day pass for zone 10 will cost CHF 10. The pass will allow you to cover all the attractions of the city. Purchasing of tickets can be done through cash, credit card, or through a phone app called OV ticket. A fine of CHF 90 can be levied if you're found travelling without a ticket or with an invalid ticket.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Lucerne?

The top sightseeing places in Lucerne are Chapel Bridge (Kapellbruecke), Old Town, Spreuerbruecke, Lowendenkmal, Swiss Transport Museum (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz), Rosengart Collection.

What are the top activities in Lucerne?

The top activities in Lucerne are Half Day Trip to Mount Titlis with Cable Car from Lucerne , Jungfraujoch Day Tour from Lucerne, Day Trip to Grindelwald and Interlaken from Lucerne , Mt Pilatus Excursion from Lucerne with World's Steepest Cogwheel Railway Ticket, Panorama-Yacht Saphir 1-Hour Cruise in Lucerne, Mt. Titlis Half Day Tour from Lucerne.
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