Monday 10 April 2017

Our first day in Lucerne

The view from the hotel window.

A walk in the city - this is the entrance arch to the old railway station - now a monument.

View across the lake to the twin spires of the church of St Leodegar.

View from the bridge.

Looking east across the lake.

Statue in the old town.

The old wooden Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) and adjoining Wasserturm (Water Tower).

The Wasserturm.

Old style steamship used for pleasure cruises.

Time for a sit down with a beer.

Most of the Old Monuments are well preserved.

Ornate paintings lining the roof of Chapel Bridge.

Buildings in the Old Town.

Part of the old city walls.

The 'Dance of Death' painting in the roof of the Mühlenbrücke (Mill Bridge).

The old fortified towers and walls.

The Mill Bridge.

Flying the Swiss and City flags on the Town Hall.

Early evening view across the lake.

The city lights up.........

  ..... as the moon rises.

Despite lots of signs saying 'Don't feed the Swans', they still do!!!!

©Ken Duffey

May 2017