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. To visit The Nine Towers on your trip to Lucerne, use our Lucerne trip itinerary tool .
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  • We really enjoyed our walk along up the towers and along the rampart walls It's not an easy walk, but it's worth it. The clock mechanism in the clock tower was interesting to watch. The view from the ...  more »
  • Beautiful views from top of the tower. Has a working clock tower which you can see working from the inside.  more »
  • They make for a nice walk and you can actually walk the walls in between the towers. A climb to the top of any of the towers gives you a wonderful view of the city of Lucerne. Don't miss the clock tow...  more »
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