ONCE UPON A TIME
Harper's Bazaar India|June - July 2020
Culture, art, and delicious food distinguish the medieval town of Lucerne

Medieval architecture. Picturesque hikes up Mount Pilatus. Steamboat rides across Lake Lucerne. And a unique ride on possibly the steepest railway in the world at Alpnachstad to reach the summit. Lucerne has a lot to offer its tourists, which is probably why its admirers have included Queen Victoria, Mark Twain, and Richard Wagner, apart from countless modern travellers who fall in love with this central Swiss town. Here is our must-do, must-see list.

YOU MUST VISIT:

The Chapel Bridge, which was built diagonally across the River Reuss in the 14th century. A covered wooden footbridge, its roof is adorned with elaborate 17th-century paintings on triangular frames. Historical and stunning.

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