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Altstadt Luzern, Lucerne
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One of Switzerland's best-preserved medieval quarters, Altstadt Luzern attracts visitors with its maze of narrow streets, cobbled passages, and public squares. Located just north of the Reuss River and surrounded by the remains of Lucerne's medieval city walls and towers, the old quarter features an idyllic lakeside promenade flanked by a string of half-timbered buildings with elaborately decorated fronts. The pedestrianized Old Town contains most of the city's major cultural attractions, including the oldest wooden footbridge in Europe. This easily recognizable landmark serves as a convenient starting point for sightseeing tours. Make Altstadt Luzern part of your personalized Lucerne itinerary using our Lucerne trip itinerary builder.
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  • The old town is beautiful. Beautiful facades, nice bars. A purpose of years holiday atmosphere. On the other hand a lot of buildings, watches and clothes shops.
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  • Tata kota, bangunan dan lingkungan yang cukup indah dan bagus. Sangat bisa menikmati suasananya dengan berjalan kaki dan bersantai. 
  • We were lucky with mild weather in December, but between the many stores and the fun Xmas Market (with a theme of different countries food and drink in different booths) it was a very good time. The S...  more »
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  • We immensely enjoyed walking in altstadt Luzern. The streets were very clean, and there were many interesting things to see. Most everything is closed on Sundays though.
  • Lucerne's old town by itself inspires. Beautiful architecture, fountain ...
  • Most beautifull old town, fantastic!
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