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The Nine Towers, Lucerne

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Explore the town's medieval defenses on your visit to The Nine Towers. One of the towers houses the oldest city clock, built by Hans Luter in 1535--it's allowed to chime every hour exactly one minute before all the city clocks. Four of the towers are open to the public, and you can climb the steep and narrow staircases in two of them to reach panoramic views of the surrounding city. Check the website, or call ahead for opening and closing hours prior to your visit. Add The Nine Towers to your Lucerne travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lucerne tourist route planner.
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  • The Muesegg Wall, featuring the nine towers, rises high over the city, giving great panoramic views of Lucerne, the Reuss River and the surrounding mountain scenery. We were especially taken by the to...  more »
  • if you want to see the perfect view of the city of Luzern then this is the right spot! be prepared for steep walks but all will be worth it!  more »
  • Was a great climb up the tower for a spectacular view of lake Lucerne, worth the climb and there are few towers with exhibits. I like the clock tower exhibits and simply enjoy the adventure at the nin...  more »