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Chapel Bridge and Water Tower
Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.7/5
454 Reviews
Liked by 6
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 hour
Address: Kapellbrücke, 6002 Luzern
Phone: +41-41-2271717

What people are saying:

卡貝爾橋建於1333年,本來是為了琉森的防禦需要而建。橋身是棕色的,而橋頂髹上紅色。在廊橋的裡面有約一百二十幅於十七世紀時所繪關於琉森歷史的畫。不幸地,卡貝爾橋的大部份於1993年因撞船意外發生的火災中燒毀,事後很快得以重建,回復原來的樣貌。橋中間有一座140英尺高的八角形水塔(Wasserturm),由磚建成。此水塔原本用作監獄、拷問所、瞭望台及金庫。現在每到初夏,木橋外側就種滿了天竺葵。

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  • Josefa O
    Josefa O
    Coppet, Nyon District, Canton of Vaud
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    Walking the length of the bridge is an experience I could do again.

    It’s so authentic and beautifully situated! Easy to access and also close on where you could enjoy drinks and food.

    Reviewed on /Date(1600578049000+0800)/
  • Sharon R
    Sharon R
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    Iconic monument in the heart of Lucerne

    An amazing icon of Lucerne with an interesting history—part of it tragic with the fire that destroyed half of the bridge in the 90s. Don’t forget to look upwards as you walk the length of the bridge t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1600134184000+0800)/
  • Stefano C
    Stefano C
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    Wonderful, scenic, lovely

    In my personal opinion, one of the most scenic and lovely places in Europe, and, I would say, in the world. I felt in love with the Kappelbruecke !!!

    Reviewed on /Date(1599169712000+0800)/
  • b0fi
    b0fi
    National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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    Amazing architecture

    The Chapel Bridge is an amazing place considering how old it is (despite the fact it had to be restored in part due to a fire). It offers spectacular views from all sides and has old paintings inside ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1598170175000+0800)/
  • debk16
    debk16
    Currimundi
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    Beautiful chapel bridge

    Visited in mid December while staying close by at Hotel Monopol. Hubby and I got up early each morning and walked to the bridge before breakfast to enjoy the amazing scenery around the lake and the ch...

    Reviewed on /Date(1594308621000+0800)/

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The Capel Covered Bridge and the Octagonal Water Tower are landmarks in Lucerne and even Switzerland, and often appear on postcards. Built in 1332, the Kappel Covered Bridge connects the two sides of Lucerne. It is the old wooden covered bridge in Europe. It was rebuilt after the fire in 1993 and has been leading to the octagonal water tower of the representative of Lucerne. Like the Museg City Wall, this bridge and water tower are also part of the Lucerne fortifications.
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