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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  • If one does not have a problem in walking and climbing stairs then do visit this place and after clock tower one get to see whole of Lucerne. Its a beautiful view not to be missed  more »
  • This was a very nice walk but requires quite a bit of stair climbing. We were glad we started on the West end of the wall (down river side) that faces the Chateau Gutsch. The initial climb is tiring t...  more »
  • ... But the climb is worth it. The trail either simply leads the visitor up along the wall, or you make individual detours into the towers and look high above the city into the distance. Very nice!
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