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Gesslerburg

Address: Seebodenalpstrasse, Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland

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  • Chris W
    Chris W
    Jakarta, Java
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    Gesslerburg Caste

    Off the beaten track and well worth a visit. 10th Century old castle. Gives great views of Lake Luzern and Kussnacht.

    Reviewed on 7 Aug 2019
  • Kypt P
    Kypt P
    ZUG
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    Famous as read in Schiller's Tell

    The place is interesting for two reasons. First it conveys the impression how the people of that valley have lived under basic conditions in the medevial. The conotation to Friedrich Schiller's Willhe...

    Reviewed on 15 Dec 2017
  • Charles D
    Charles D
    Lucerne, Switzerland
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    Historic Ruin

    Old castle ruin at base of the Rigi, steep uphill walk to small castle of national historic significance and could be combined with Hohlegasse where William Tell shot Gessler the sheriff.

    Reviewed on 22 Jul 2017
  • davidkZ1597SI
    davidkZ1597SI
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    medieval fortification ruin.

    a must when visiting Kuessnacht am Rigi. The inhabitant, Gessler, was killed by Wilhelm Tell, the Swiss independence hero. See Friedrich Schiller story.

    Reviewed on 15 Mar 2017

Attractions Near Gesslerburg

Pfarrkirche St. Maria Weggis

3.8/56 Reviews
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Mt. Rigi

4.7/5328 Reviews
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Mark Twain Monument

5/51 Reviews
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Uferpromenade Weggis

4/51 Reviews
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Restaurants Near Gesslerburg

Hotel Seeburg Luzern

5/51 Reviews
$$$$
Western-style
11.70km away

Restaurant Lapin

$$$$
Western-style
13.47km away

Shamrock Irish Pub

$$$$
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Mr. Pickwick Pub

$$$$
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Hotels Near Gesslerburg

Schloss-Hotel am See - Swiss-Chalet Merlischachen

4.2/510 Reviews
3.27km away

Swiss-Chalet Lodge - Swiss-Chalet Merlischachen

3.7/510 Reviews
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Rigi Kaltbad Swiss Quality Hotel

4.5/526 Reviews
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