Lucerne (Luzern), Switzerland

This beautiful and historical place in Switzerland is located in the north central of Switzerland. While Lausanne is the French-speaking city, Lucern is the German-speaking city of Switzerland.

Lucerne (Luzern) map, Switzerland Luzern transportation map

In just 4 min walking from the train station, you will see the most famous landmark of Lucerne, which is the Chapel Bridge. It is a wooden covered bridge that span across Reuss river.

Chapel Bridge at night, Lucerne, Switzerland Chapel Bridge at night, Lucerne, Switzerland

It was build in 14th century and contain a beautiful paintings on the ceiling of the bridge.

Chapel Bridge at night, Lucerne, Switzerland -4 Chapel Bridge at night, Lucerne, Switzerland Painting in Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

Although many of the paintings were destroyed during fire in 1993, you still can see some paintings there.

Painting in Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland Painting in Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland Painting in Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

Other interesting landmarks is the Lion Monument. The monument was hewn out of natural rock to memorize the heroic of Swiss mercenaries. Sorry folks, I could not capture the lion, it was too dark out there….

The Lion Monument, Lucerne, Switzerland The Lion Monument, Lucerne, Switzerland

There I were, going around in the dark with 2 brave girls exploring the city.

Lucerne train station, SwitzerlandLucerne train station, Switzerland Lucerne shopping street at night, Switzerland Lucerne, Switzerland Lucerne church, Switzerland Lucerne church, Switzerland Lucerne, Switzerland Rheuss river at night, Lucerne, Zwitzerland

Short visit, but would love to come back to enjoy the day in Lucerne. Are you ready girls????

 

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