Lucerne: German-influenced, Swiss town lures tourists with its unique landmarks

The historic Lion Monument, or Löwendenkmal, in Lucerne, Switzerland, was constructed in the early 1800s as a memorial for the Swiss soldiers who died when revolutionaries stormed King Louis XVI’s palace. Nearly 800 soldiers were killed during the attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. R.J. Biermann/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. R.J. BiermannReleased
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