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...
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 ...
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...
The Chapel Bridge and water tower in Lucerne, Switzerland is certainly interesting. I enjoyed the architecture of the tower but I also enjoyed the lake surrounding it. The weather and air are nice and fresh here combine with a positive vibes and great atmosphere made my stay here absolutely memorable. Amazing. #wintergetaway
Water Tower Flower Bridge
also known as Kabel Bridge (Kapellbrcke) across the Royce River a wooden structure bridge length of more than 200 meters
is the landmark of Lucerne is also a major tourist attraction in Switzerland because the bridge on the north shore of the holy Peter's Church is therefore called the Chapel Bridge
Chabel Bridge. It was built in 1333. The original purpose of the construction was to defend the bridge from brown. The top of the bridge was about 120 on the red bridge bridge. In the 17th century, about the beauty of Lucerne. However, in 1993, the accident caused by the collision of the ship caused the fire bridge to be reconstructed. There is also an octagonal water tower in the bridge.
The past and present of the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
Chapel Bridge (German: Kapellbrcke) is a wooden structure bridge in Luzern, Switzerland, 204 meters (670 feet) long, spanning the Reuss River ( Reuss) on both sides of the river, close to the exit of Lake Lucerne. This bridge is the oldest surviving wooden bridge in Europe. It is the landmark of Lucerne and a major tourist attraction in Switzerland. Because there is a St. Peters-Kirche on the north bank of the bridge, it is called the church (Kapellbrcke, English: Chapel Bridge). The
cabel bridge was built in 1333 and was originally built for the defense needs of Lucerne. The bridge is brown and the top of the bridge is red. Inside the covered bridge, there are about 120 paintings about the history of Lucerne painted in the seventeenth century. Unfortunately, most of the Chapel Bridge was burned in a fire that occurred in 1993 due to a collision with a ship. It was quickly rebuilt and restored to its original appearance. The bridge that is now seen is rebuilt after 1993. In the middle of the bridge is a 140-foot-tall octagonal water tower (Wasserturm) made of brick. This water tower was originally used as a prison, torture station, observatory and vault.
Cappel Bridge, also known as the Chapel Bridge, is the symbol of Lucerne. It was built in 1333 and is the oldest covered wooden bridge in Europe. The bridge's cross-brows are painted with 120 religious and historical oil paintings, which can be seen along the way. A painting depicting the prevailing scene of the Black Death. The wooden bridge spanning the Reuss River is 200 meters long. There is an octagonal Water Tower near the center of the bridge. In addition to being used to place trophies and jewels during combat, it has been used as a prison for some time. . The Capel Bridge was destroyed by a fire on August 17, 1993. Only the water tower was not destroyed. Although it has been re-completed, the old and new traces can still be clearly identified, and the painting on the beam is not as good as it was then. fascinating. But every time you stroll here, you can still feel Lucerne's romantic feelings of the Middle Ages.
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.