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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 /Date(1565125600000+0800)/
    • 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 /Date(1513313294000+0800)/
    • 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 /Date(1500681699000+0800)/
    • 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 /Date(1489564832000+0800)/

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