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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tram ride was beautiful and gave one a real adventure as it slowly climbed the mountain to the beautiful views at the top. The views from the tram were breathtaking and it was a real adventure as we looked out of the tram car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sherryelmo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mount Niesen, on the southwest side of the Thunersee, due to its unique form, it’s known as the Swiss pyramid. The original name was Berg Yesen. «An Yesen» was eventually shortened to Niesen. (Yesen is nothing other than the yellow gentian, which flowers to this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GeorgeCha1960
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend a trip up or hike uo the Niesen. Vista spectacular. Good restaurant at the top. Visit early to make the most of the hiking paths or take the train up and down.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We took the finucular bis the halfway station and walked from there to the top (2300m). The hike is beautiful and not see dificult. Just before reching the top, we walked on this ledge (not dangerous) and the views were very nice. Then reaching the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paukie
Reviewed 8 July 2018

3 weeks ago i went for a hiking to the Niesen. I started my hike from Muelenen, It took me 3 hours 30 min to reach the top and the view from the Top was too awesome. There are also the option of train for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nemoshrestha
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We used to sit in our hotel in Merligen, across Lake Thun, and look at the "Red Indian" mountain. The Niesen usually has a ring of cloud around it with wisps flying off, looking like smoke signals. We finally decided to go for a visit,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

It takes quite a while to get up there with the funicular train but it's really worth it, stunning views from up there all around.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Pigalle1966
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The view is great, no denying, but it was expensive. For the price, you are crowded onto the funicular and only a bit of luck gets you a decent view on the way up. The top was pretty crowded too. The restaurant was large but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JTrecker
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Niesen is called the pyramid of Europe. It was probably the stiffest ride we had. It was just unbelievable to trust that little bahn to take to the top at 2,362 meters! From there you will be greeted with a view like no other! The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tourist_binich
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After years of looking at this mountain and wanting to go to the summit, it was a disappointment. One of the funicular staff was very rude, ushering us in like cattle, and the space is very cramped for a half hour journey. We had to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nomadgirl9
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