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Lion Monument

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Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the very centre of Luzern, alongside an Alpine garden you will find this monument of the dying lion resting on a shield marked with French lilies. Overlooking small pond, carved in a rock, the size of a lion is colossal, but the whole site...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikiza
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lion Monument is a landmark in Lucerne and is close to the city centre. It looks sad and probable longing for the open African savannah !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DanieFSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is a must see in Lucerne, it is beautiful, and moving, the expression on the lion's face tells a story, I sat for quite a while in contemplation. The outline of a pig on the wall surrounding the lion just makes it even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a monument in view of respect to the soldiers. It was five minutes walk from our hotel. It’s one of a kind. No tickets required.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MeghanaD32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great time there. the place was quiet and yet interesting to view. nice view of course, very special.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gsi00750
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the Lion Monument a number of times, at least three in tour groups. Only once did our guide take the time to help us Americans try and understand its significance. I'm unsure if was just her words or the tears that moved us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PJLindy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By the time we reached the spot of Lion monument , the weather became bad. Sky cloudy with little intermittent drizzle. It was an interesting monument , lots of tourist visiting. A must see in Lucerne visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank deepakananda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This carving in the rock is really large, and well done. In front of it is a lovely pond, and has a lot of benches to sit and take it all in, and relax for a few minutes. And a big plus, free washrooms adjacent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Allison M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to see a Lion sitting with a very sad face hahahahaha, but still place is nice to have some clicks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asad_imran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice sculpture of a lion in a rock. It was a stop on our tour of Lucerne. Nice for a picture but not much else to do here. A visit will take less than 15 minutes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank justme2Georgia
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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.
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8 July 2015|
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Response from HeinzG331 | 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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