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Lucerne (Switzerland)

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Region
Europe Rivers

Local Time
2019-12-11 18:13

min: 29 °F (-2 °C) / max: 39 °F (4 °C) 35°F
1.4°C
Wind: 212°/ 1.9 m/s  Gust: 3.2 m/sWind: 212°/ 1.9 m/s  Gust: 3.2 m/sLight breeze
1.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature39 °F / 4 °C
29 °F / -1 °C

Lucerne is a Reuss River (Lake Lucerne) cruise port and city in Swiss Alps (central Switzerland), with population around 80,000 (metro over 250,000) and total area 9 km2 (11 ml2).

Lucerne (Switzerland) cruise port

Since the city straddles Reuss River, it features several bridges. the most famous of which is Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke) - 14th century (constructed in 1333) wooden bridge with length 204 m (669 ft). It is Europe's oldest covered bridge. Part of the bridge is Wasserturm (Water Tower) - 13th century fortification and current museum with paintings from 17th century depicting events from the history of Lucerne.

Spreuer Bridge (Mill Bridge) zigzags across Reuss. Built in 1408, it has a series of medieval-style paintings of the 17th century. The bridge has a small chapel in the middle (added in 1568).

Old Town Lucerne is north of Reuss River and features several half-timber structures with painted facades. On the hill above the town are the remnants of the old town walls, with 8 watch towers.

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