Among the different cities that you could choose to see in Switzerland, Lucerne will surely figure top of your list. It is known to be the capital of Lucerne district and is a populous town located in the center of Switzerland. It is known to be a center for culture, media, transportation and economics of the region. The city is located by Lake Lucerne, hence the name. Due to the river Reuss that outflows from this lake as well as the Rigi and Pilatus mounts of the Swiss Alps that can be seen here, Lucerne, not only has breathtaking scenes but also offers several landmark places to visit.
As per the history of the region the German Alemannic people inhabited this area whose religion and culture is still evident in the historic landmarks preserved around town. Among the several places to visit here, mount Pilatus is a common destination for tourists here. One can enjoy mountain climbing, sledding and hiking activities here as well as enjoy the mountainous scenery here.
Lake Lucerne is the next stop which is the fourth largest lake in this country. There are several bends and arms of the lake to discover and the scenes by the lake change as per the seasons during the year.
Kapellbrucke is an iconic winding bridge here that is a must to discover by tourists here. The bridge is lined with 17th century art which line the roof of the grand stone water tower that stands by this wooden bridge.
Lion Monument is another place here to visit which has carvings made on a rock surface that is dedicated to the war heroes of the seventies.
Rigi is another popular mountain resort to visit. Known as a mountain massif, it is surrounded by water bodies like Lake Zug and Lake Lucerne.
These are some of the several places that you will enjoy visiting when you are in Lucerne.