Lucerne is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Lucerne one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Lucerne is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Lucerne or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Lucerne. Explore the historical monuments of Lucerne with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Lucerne guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Lucerne page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Lucerne landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Lucerne.
#1 of 4 Historical Places in Lucerne | Added 13155 times in trip plans
Bahnhofstrasse 11a, 6003 Lucern, Switzerland
06:00 am - 06:30 pm
The first baroque church built in the Alpine region of Switzerland, this church stands for the struggle of the Catholic Church to remain the majority spiritual leadership when the country was undergoing a shift in religion and faith. Even today, the church’s facade looks as good as new. The interiors of the Jesuit Church are bound to blow you...
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Denkmalstrasse 4, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland
Switzerland might not have an active army but their reputation of supplying top notch mercenaries remains untainted; the guards of the Vatican, for example. The Lion Monument in Lucerne is a testament to this long standing tradition. Carved in the 19th century to honour the Swiss guards who fought for Louis XVI of France in 1972 during the French R...
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Kornmarkt, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland
The Kornmarkt or the ‘market’ is the best place to shop while in the city! The streets are full of shops sharing walls with each other in alleys which exude a certain old-world charm.
If you are not a shopping-lover and would prefer a heavier wallet than a heavier shopping bag, the place is ideal for window shopping. A must if you truly...
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Pfistergasse 24, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dedicated to the collection and dissemination of cultural, historical and ethnological cultural goods from the territory of the Canton of Lucerne and Central Switzerland, Historisches museum is one place that the history buffs will love to explore. Since this museum is concentrated on topicality, it offers you a vivid journey in to the past of the ...