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Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

The saddest rock in the world according to Mark Twain. The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland.  It was hewn in 1820-21 to commemorate the 1792 deaths of the Swiss Guards during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris.    In his 1880 book A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain called the work ”the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”

The saddest rock in the world according to Mark Twain [4 pictures]

The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland. It was hewn in to commemorate the 1792 deaths of the Swiss Guards during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris.

Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland - The monument commemorates the Swiss Guards who were killed while defending the French royal family in 1792, during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.  The American writer Mark Twain (1835–1910) praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world."

Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland - The monument commemorates the Swiss Guards who were killed while defending the French royal family in during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.

Lucerne, Switzerland painting fresco - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting fresco - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland painting - Google Search

Lucerne, Switzerland -- This breathtaking hidden gem should definitely be on your bucket list!

Blown Away by Lucerne, Switzerland

This place was gorgeous when I went in the winter time. I have to get back there again Lucerne, Switzerland -- This breathtaking hidden gem should definitely be on your bucket list!

"Chapel Bridge" in Lucerne, Switzerland --- Loved seeing the detailed work and character of this historical bridge in person with Cheryl.  (We walked across it several times together.)

"Chapel Bridge" in Lucerne, Switzerland --- Loved seeing the detailed work and character of this historical bridge in person with Cheryl. (We walked across it several times together.

5 Things to do in Lucerne, Switzerland. We had an unbelievable trip and the scenery is out of this world.

5 Things to Do in Lucerne That Should Not Be Missed

If you plan on visiting Switzerland, be sure to check out this list of things to do in Lucerne - a beautiful city on the banks of a lake and alpine scenery.

Lucern, Switzerland on one of the bridges for which Lucern is famous and the Orthodox Church with "onion domes".

Lucerne, Switzerland ~one of the bridges for which Lucerne is famous and a beautiful Jesuit church in the background. I have almost this EXACT picture in my photo album.

A guide to the best sights in lovely #Lucerne, #Switzerland. #travel

Exploring lovely Lucerne, Switzerland after a rough start

Lucerne, Switzerland — by Monique Ribeiro. Sunny day, perfect to explore the charming Luzern. This is the KappelBrücke, a wood bridge very old and historical !...

Lucerne, Switzerland — by Monique Ribeiro

Lucerne, Switzerland — by Monique Ribeiro. Sunny day, perfect to explore the charming Luzern. This is the KappelBrücke, a wood bridge very old and historical !

Nibbling on a sandwich of thinly sliced meat & cheese, relaxing by the lake & watching the ducks in Lucerne Switzerland.  Fond memories.

Nibbling on a sandwich of thinly sliced meat & cheese, relaxing by the lake & watching the ducks in Lucerne Switzerland. this is a very old bridge that my ex-husband barfed over the side because he had way to much fun partying.

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